Alfred M. Faulkner, DO, PC: Board Certified Surgeon

20 years of providing orthopedic care for people of all ages

Orthopedic Care in Dearborn and Jackson, MI

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Summer Sports Lead to These 3 Common Orthopedic Injuries

Now that summer is upon us, children, teens and adults are enjoying warm-weather sports. From baseball and volleyball to water sports, fun in the Michigan sun offers ample opportunity to get moving and enjoy the summer. However, these summer sports and activities can increase your risk of injury, and even yardwork poses a threat to […]

How Hip Replacement is Done by a Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon

Your hip is one of the most critical joints in your body, and it’s the largest weight-bearing joint with many moving parts. Whether age, injury or disease has damaged your hip, a hip replacement surgery with a board-certified orthopedic surgeon, such as Dr. Alfred Faulkner, can restore a full range of motion. 

How Do You Know It’s Time to See an Orthopedic Doctor?

Orthopedic doctors specialize in the musculoskeletal system. This includes your bones, joints, tendons, ligaments and muscles. Dr. Alfred Faulkner is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon who evaluates and treats musculoskeletal issues. If you are wondering if you need to schedule an appointment with Dr. Faulkner, then this article is for you. Below we will discuss six […]

Is Your Hip Pain a Warning Sign of Bone Disease?

Many people struggle with hip pain, which can vary from a minor annoyance to a significant impact on your day-to-day life. While you may be tempted to ignore ongoing hip pain in favor of your busy schedule, that throbbing or sharp pain could be trying to warn you of a more significant issue. Hip pain […]

Improve Osteoporosis Symptoms with These Lifestyle Changes

Osteoporosis affects aging men and women, lowering bone density, changing bone structure and making bones more likely to fracture. You may be unaware you have this silent bone disease until you break a bone in a circumstance that wouldn’t usually cause such a severe injury. If you think you may have osteoporosis, Dr. Alfred Faulkner […]

3 Diseases that Affect Your Bone Health

Your bones are living tissues that rely on good health to rebuild continuously. When you’re young, your body adds new bone tissue faster than it’s removed, but as you get older, you lose bone quicker than your body can replace it. That’s why it’s critical to lead a healthy, active lifestyle as you get older. […]