Thomas W. Peatman, M.D.
Orthopedic Surgeon

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Featured Reviews


My wife went through a period of Sciatica Nerve Pain for ~6 months, of which the last 2 months the nerve pain became persistent & totally intolerable (~8 or 9 in the pain scale). She was consumed by this pain & hardly able to think/do anything at all. The MRI report showed significant pronation of L5-S1 disc (~2 cm). We researched quite a lot, to find the most reliable ortho-spine surgeon to handle the situation & found Dr. Hasan to be that one. In the initial consultation, Dr. Hasan found & demonstrated [Learn More]

Featured Reviews2022-04-05T14:10:22-07:00
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The Dreaded “High” Ankle Sprain


We hear about it all the time in our favorite sports. Rather than just a sprain and he/she will be back soon, the term high ankle sprain gets mentioned and you know the athlete is out for an extended period of time.

Recently, Adrian Peterson, arguably the best pure running back in professional American football was the victim of such an injury. And, uh-oh, it’s going to be awhile to get back in the game.

So what’s a high ankle sprain? What’s the mechanism and why does it take so much longer to recover from? Check out my “Ask the Doctor” segment from [Learn More]

The Dreaded “High” Ankle Sprain2022-03-02T06:23:02-08:00

Tele-Health Is Working Out


The last thing Michele Matheson expected a few weeks after hip surgery was that she would be healthier than her driver.

Michele, who we are fondly calling “Doctor Mom” because some of her children are doctors, had a total hip replacement on her left hip with Dr. Louay Toma of Muir Orthopaedic Specialists (MOS) in February 2020, and has been making a good recovery.

After her first Physical Therapy visit in early March, she was seeing progress, looking forward to her post-operative follow-up with her surgeon, and anticipating her next PT visit. Amidst coronavirus fears [Learn More]

Tele-Health Is Working Out2022-03-02T07:18:59-08:00
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