PTII: Keep Your Knees Safe

PHYSICIAN SPOTLIGHT

Dr. Jordan L. Goldstein, M.D. specializes in the treatment of shoulder, elbow, and knee conditions with advanced arthroscopic shoulder and knee ligament reconstructive techniques, shoulder replacement, and cartilage restoration. Dr. Goldstein promotes conservative therapy as the first option for his patients, before ever considering surgery.

has taught as an associate master instructor for arthroscopic surgery techniques for the Arthroscopy Association of North America in addition to publishing several peer reviewed research articles and presenting didactic lectures. Dr. Goldstein has presented advanced arthroscopic video techniques to practicing surgeons at national meetings as well. Dr. Goldstein has been recognized with hospital distinctions for his compassionate and excellence in care of patients and prides himself on having the highest standards of respect and ethics for his patients. His goal is your goal- improved function, less pain and a better quality of life. He listens to his patients and works closely with physical and occupational therapists to get the best outcomes with conservative treatment or post-operatively. Procedures such as arthroscopic rotator cuff repair of the shoulder, meniscal treatment, and ACL reconstruction of the knee are done on an outpatient basis. This minimizes post-operative pain, increases the potential for rehabilitation and can lead to a quicker recovery. Dr. Goldstein enjoys spending time with his wife and two sons. He is active in basketball, golf and especially tennis having been a national junior tennis player.

A graduate of Washington University School of Medicine, Dr. Goldstein completed his orthopaedic residency at Rush University Medical Center, helping cover as the team physician for local high school and semi- professional teams. He then completed a sports fellowship at Emory University followed by 3 months of additional training in advanced shoulder reconstruction at the Florida Orthopaedic Institute. While in Atlanta, Dr. Goldstein served as assistant team physician for Emory University Baseball and Basketball as well as Georgia Tech Football, Basketball, and Baseball teams. Dr. Goldstein completed his undergraduate degree in Biological Basis of Behavior at the University of Pennsylvania, graduating magna cum laude. Dr. Goldstein is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He is an active member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine. He

Thank you Dr. Goldstein!

EXERCISE ESSENTIALS

PATIENT SUCCESS SPOTLIGHT

HEALTHY RECIPE

Try these exercises to get you moving...

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KNEE EXTENSION Lie on your back with knee slightly bent. Straighten knee by pushing the back of your knee toward the floor.

LUNGE Start by standing with feet shoulder-width-apart. Next, take a step forward and allow your front knee to bend. Your back knee may bend as well. Then, return to original position, or you may walk and take a step forward and repeat with the other leg. Keep your pelvis level and straight the entire time. Your front knee should bend in line with the 2nd toe and not pass the front of the foot.

Relieves Knee Pain

Always consult your physical therapist or physician before starting exercises you are unsure of doing.

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