The Bump on the Back of Your Knee

The Bump on the Back of Your Knee

The Bump on the Back of Your Knee     Patients often ask, “Doc, what is the bump on the back of my knee?” This is commonly referred to as a Baker’s Cyst.  Located in the back of the knee lies a communication between the knee joint and the muscles behind the...
“Avocado Hand” Injuries by Dr. Bryce Fugarino

“Avocado Hand” Injuries by Dr. Bryce Fugarino

“Avocado Hand” Injuries by Dr. Bryce Fugarino Injuries related to cutting an avocado are increasing. These injuries are so common that they now have the nickname of “avocado hand.” People often cut into their non-dominant hand when either trying to remove the pit or...
Mako Robotic-Assisted Surgery now in New Iberia

Mako Robotic-Assisted Surgery now in New Iberia

New Iberia is on the verge of having its very first robotic surgery available to patients of the Teche Area.   The Iberia Medical Center held an open house at its North Campus Wednesday to introduce its Mako robotic-arm surgical robot. The machine is designed to...
Pain in the Foot

Pain in the Foot

If you are having pain at the bottom of the foot or heel, you are not alone. 10 percent of American adults are impacted by heel pain and it accounts for one million patient visits per year in the U.S. If you have made a sincere attempt to self-diagnose using Google,...