Dr. Craig Greene

Sports Medicine
Baton Rouge, LA
23 years experience male

Locations

Office

Baton Rouge, LA

Address

8080 Bluebonnet BLVD, Baton Rouge, LA
Directions

Baton Rouge Orthopaedic Clinic

Baton Rouge, LA

About

Bio

Fellowship trained in Orthopaedic Trauma and board certified in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine. ACL reconstruction, Direct anterior hip replacement, shoulder surgery

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Sports Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

90 Answers
2 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Greene
Sports Medicine 23 years experience
Diet and exercise: Many things can cause it ... But if you have a well balanced diet and regular exercise, muscles are stronger and sleep is better.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Greene
Sports Medicine 23 years experience
2-4 weeks: Usually resolves in 2-4 weeks with stretching and rest.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Greene
Sports Medicine 23 years experience
Tolerable: Tolerable with some pre- biopsy meds and local anesthetic.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Greene
Sports Medicine 23 years experience
Possible : Possible with amniocentesis but i defer to geneticist.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Greene
Sports Medicine 23 years experience
Drink : A higher glycemic index drink may help taken well before workout.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Greene
Sports Medicine 23 years experience
Blood loss: Shock occurs with loss of blood from fracture and takes alot of blood loss.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Greene
Sports Medicine 23 years experience
Not usually : It is important to have enough hydration and nutrition to optimize workout results.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Greene
Sports Medicine 23 years experience
Enough: Usually recommended amounts will fuel your body for workouts , consider taking in a small amount more in vegetables or protein shake during a workout.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Craig Greene
Sports Medicine 23 years experience
Surgeon : Surgeon dependent but likely maximal recovery could be around 3-6 months.... Usually your body will let you know when you're ready.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Greene
Sports Medicine 23 years experience
Weeks to months: The body can take weeks to months to regain strength after a muscle infection.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Craig Greene
Sports Medicine 23 years experience
Stretching : Keeping the low back stretched is helpful.... The mckenzie method (http://www.Spine-health.Com/wellness/exercise/what-mckenzie-method-back-pain-and-ne... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Craig Greene
Sports Medicine 23 years experience
Stretch : May have pulled a pectoralis muscle ... Should improve in 1-3 weeks.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Greene
Sports Medicine 23 years experience
Yes : Indeed... You've revved the engine of the body up with a morning workout.
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Craig Greene
Sports Medicine 23 years experience
New one : May need new parts-- the new ones are now lasting longer than the older ones.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Craig Greene
Sports Medicine 23 years experience
Resolve : There is a sensory nerve branch that can go numb ... Sometimes it returns and regardless your knee function should recover regardless.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Craig Greene
Sports Medicine 23 years experience
Hydrate: Possibly not pre-hydrated well... Stay well hydrated and make sure you have enough potassium too.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Greene
Sports Medicine 23 years experience
Stretch : Many people neglect back stretches .... Is is part of the core and responds well to routine stretches.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Craig Greene
Sports Medicine 23 years experience
Med: Can try a Benadryl (diphenhydramine) after working out.
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Craig Greene
Sports Medicine 23 years experience
Ab exercise : Crunches and sit ups are great exercises to help strengthen ab muscles.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Craig Greene
Sports Medicine 23 years experience
Wean off: If you're feeling good enough to workout, you may ask your doctor if you can wean off Suboxone more quickly.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Craig Greene
Sports Medicine 23 years experience
Check up: If this persists, consider a stress test with cardiologist to evaluate.
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A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Craig Greene
Sports Medicine 23 years experience
Cardiologist : Consider seeing a cardiologist to rule out major cardiac problems with exercise.
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Craig Greene
Sports Medicine 23 years experience
Stretch : Sometimes it takes weeks for a true muscle strain to heel... Stretching and gentle strengthening can help improve heeling.
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Craig Greene
Sports Medicine 23 years experience
Ultrasound: If its not a blood clot (get an ultrasound), then likely a muscle strain.
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Craig Greene
Sports Medicine 23 years experience
Possible : Could be true true unrelated or could be related ... An orthopedist can help figure this out.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Craig Greene
Sports Medicine 23 years experience
Depends : Depends on progress of cyst... Getting bigger vs getting smaller... If resolves, you may be able to return to sport.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Greene
Sports Medicine 23 years experience
Cardiologist : I recommend seeing a cardiologist ....The cardiologist can put you on a treadmill and see hat your heart looks like when it hurts... Have to make sure... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Greene
Sports Medicine 23 years experience
Depends : Natural occurring supplement can be helpful but sometimes not enough .... Worth trying for sure.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Greene
Sports Medicine 23 years experience
Trauma: Major trauma can disrupt the pubic bone.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Greene
Sports Medicine 23 years experience
Hydration: Hydration is most important to prevent cramps.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Craig Greene
Sports Medicine 23 years experience
Enough: I personally had those surgeries (spare the mcl) and i was immediately wb... And then had to have my meniscus revised and then did non-wb in full exte... Read More
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A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Craig Greene
Sports Medicine 23 years experience
Moving: Something that gets the heart pumping and that is a sustainable yet not boring habit.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Craig Greene
Sports Medicine 23 years experience
Posture: Posture plays an important role in low back pain.... Pay attention to posture and stretch frequently.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Greene
Sports Medicine 23 years experience
Low impact: Low impact and low intensity.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Craig Greene
Sports Medicine 23 years experience
Nerves: The back area can be more painful because it is so close to the spinal cord... It can be desensitized and improve ... See a back specialist if it wors... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Greene
Sports Medicine 23 years experience
Toning up: If muscle mass (more compact) is toning up then weight may stay same but inches may less.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Greene
Sports Medicine 23 years experience
Steady: My wife has started doing the bar method and swears by it.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Greene
Sports Medicine 23 years experience
Warm drink: I find it helpful to drink a warm beverage (instead of a cold one).
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Craig Greene
Sports Medicine 23 years experience
Pinched nerve: Could have a transiently pinched nerve but as long as its not constant and progressive, it should resolve.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Craig Greene
Sports Medicine 23 years experience
Ideal protein diet: Consider ideal protein diet for a few weeks.... Could kick start your body to where you wanna be.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Craig Greene
Sports Medicine 23 years experience
Should get better: Pain is your body's way of telling you what you can and can't do...Listen to it and it should resolve.
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A female asked:
Dr. Craig Greene
Sports Medicine 23 years experience
Pain: Pain is a good guide of the body's healing... It sets a boundary of what is ok and not ok and as healing improves, your body will allow you to do more... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Greene
Sports Medicine 23 years experience
Hip labrum: If you have a hip labral tear or cartilage thinning, you could have these symptoms. I recommend seeing an orthopedic surgeon and getting an x-ray and... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Craig Greene
Sports Medicine 23 years experience
Workup : Although some people would love to have this problem, if you're having trouble gaining weight, consider seeing a nutritionist and possibly a GI specia... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Craig Greene
Sports Medicine 23 years experience
Inner fat: An workouts can help.... Shredding another bit if fat can help with an definition as often then you are getting rid of mesentaric fat (inner stomach f... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Craig Greene
Sports Medicine 23 years experience
Back / nerve: Sounds like it could be a pinched nerve from the back.... Consider getting a nerve test.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Craig Greene
Sports Medicine 23 years experience
Neck : May need a neck workup as sometimes pinched nerves can cause those symptoms.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Greene
Sports Medicine 23 years experience
Protein: Most protein in our diet should come from real foods (meats and vegetables) and a minor amount from supplements or drinks.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Craig Greene
Sports Medicine 23 years experience
Synovitis: Could be synovitis and could benefit from their plan.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Craig Greene
Sports Medicine 23 years experience
Nerve: If persists, may need EMG to see if nerve getting pinched.
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Testimonials
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HealthTap member
Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Greene is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Greene is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful! It's actually my other knee that collapses not the 1 with the tear it still won't heal n yes pain is the hardest to deal with
HealthTap member
Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful! Thanks! I'm definitely going to try this! I'm open to try anything for the pain except surgery!
HealthTap member
This saved my life. Thank You! I'll make sure I do what I'm told then. very grateful for your help.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans, LA
Graduated 2000MD

Residency

SCOTT & WHITE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL

Awards

AOA
LSUHSC Top Orthopaedic Student award
Kaplan Ethics in medicine award

Affiliations

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