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Dr. Charles Miller

Orthopedic Surgery
Cincinnati, OH
44 years experience male

Locations

Cincinnati, Ohio

Cincinnati, OH

Address

4440 Glen Este Withamsville Rd, Cincinnati, OH
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: 8:00am - 2:00pm
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Fax

(513) 753-7879

Wellington Orthopadics and Sports Medicine

Sardinia, OH

About

Bio

<ol><li>I am <i> http://www.wellingtonortho.com/ </i> a board certified Orthopaedic Surgeon in Southwestern Ohio. I have been in practice for the past 28 years. I cover sports, trauma, and adult reconstructive cases. I serve as a rehabilitation director for several nursing homes. I got my BS in nutrition and food science and share those values</li></ol>

Specialties
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Orthopedic Surgery

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

102 Answers
50 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Miller
Orthopedic Surgery 44 years experience
Ignore: Impact loading exercises will help minimize the loss of calcium from your skeleton, but be safe.
A male asked:
Dr. Charles Miller
Orthopedic Surgery 44 years experience
Time : After an injury to a nerve, if it is not cut, it Gerald regenerates or heals at s rare of 1 mm/day or 1 inch a month. Depending on how long ago your ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Miller
Orthopedic Surgery 44 years experience
Check the label: Taking supplements can be helpful, depending on the reason for taking them. At times though, looking at what mother nature has to offer can be better... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Miller
Orthopedic Surgery 44 years experience
It may or may not be: Sometimes after an injury, muscles around the area injured can become irritated and go into some spasm. This can result in pain with motion that seem... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Miller
Orthopedic Surgery 44 years experience
Not necessarily. : May be another condition or your muscles have either not been rehabbed enough. Recheck with your surgeon or get another opinion.
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Miller
Orthopedic Surgery 44 years experience
Hate to be judged: Any physician should be able to take a history and perform a physical exam, recommend appropriate studies, and come up with a differential diagnosis. ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Miller
Orthopedic Surgery 44 years experience
Meat: E.Coli and salmonella are common.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Miller
Orthopedic Surgery 44 years experience
Frequent: Frequent hand washing and avoid people who appear ill. Drink bottled drinks. Avoid buffets.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Miller
Orthopedic Surgery 44 years experience
Make sure: First make sure that's what it is. I saw a man treated by his doctor for six months for a "pulled groin" that i found to acutally be a lung cancer th... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Miller
Orthopedic Surgery 44 years experience
Bones or joints: Multiple joint pain can come from side effects from medicine, overuse issues, rheumatogic disorders, or from the type of food you eat. Clean up your ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Miller
Orthopedic Surgery 44 years experience
Check it out: Having multiple joint pains can be concerning. That they are all different joints and on the same side is unusual, but still warrants investigation t... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Miller
Orthopedic Surgery 44 years experience
Could be either: If you injured your hand, and it is swollen, bruised, and painful, it could be broken. If you did not do anything to it, but it hurts, it could be a ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Miller
Orthopedic Surgery 44 years experience
Whole foods: Whole food nutrition is probably the best. Fresh fruits and vegetables have been shown to promote muscle healing and recovery. Systemic inflammation... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Miller
Orthopedic Surgery 44 years experience
Many questions: If the dhea is the only change, it may be, but by stopping it and continuing on your journey, you should return to normal, unless, there is a fluid r... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Miller
Orthopedic Surgery 44 years experience
Rehab will determine: Following the physical therapist's instructions and guidelines will usually enhance recovery. Everyone is different, but generally after a knee scope ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Miller
Orthopedic Surgery 44 years experience
Deformed and painful: Most of the time, it comes out in the front of and below the level of the proper joint. The arm hangs down at your side and it is nearly impossible to... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Miller
Orthopedic Surgery 44 years experience
Acute or chronic: If you have a history that caused an overuse, like lifting, pushing, pulling, etc, it may be in response to that. If this has been going on for a whi... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Miller
Orthopedic Surgery 44 years experience
It can: Anytime an instrument is used to remove material from the knee, scar will form. How much, how dense, and how painful is dependent upon the genetic mak... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Miller
Orthopedic Surgery 44 years experience
Imaging: An xray usually will tell if the 'tailbone' is broken. Generally, whether it is broken or not, if it is painful from an injury, it will generally imp... Read More
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Miller
Orthopedic Surgery 44 years experience
Difficult to say: You need to have it evaluated. The negative consequences from an infected total knee replacement are immense. Although it can happen, at times redness... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Miller
Orthopedic Surgery 44 years experience
Coverup: I is common for breast tissue to enlarge during pregnancy. It may be that the fibrocystic nodules are actually becoming less noticeable. But if afte... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Miller
Orthopedic Surgery 44 years experience
Difficult problem: Anterior knee pain is generally difficult to treat. Treatment usually is typical initially with nsaids, pt, bracing, occasional injections. Surgic... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Miller
Orthopedic Surgery 44 years experience
How fresh?: Generally speaking, a dislocated elbow, if it is reduced, need to be immobilized three weeks then begin rom.. This is to diminish the chance of redisl... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Miller
Orthopedic Surgery 44 years experience
There are two: White articular cartilage is termed hyaline cartilage, like the gristle on the end of a drumstick. Fibrocartilage, at least in the knee, is termed th... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Miller
Orthopedic Surgery 44 years experience
Time will tell: If you have a not too serious bacterial or spoiled food, then a day of nausea, vomiting, then diarrhea usually occurs. Unfortunately there are bad bu... Read More
A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Miller
Orthopedic Surgery 44 years experience
Still a safe level: Although low per se, it is not so low as to be overly concerned. Generally, if you were having an elective major surgery, you would want your level a... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Miller
Orthopedic Surgery 44 years experience
Find the cause: At 45, you need to find the cause. If it's from collapsed arches, then orthotics may help. If it'f from arthritis, then potentially knee replacement... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Miller
Orthopedic Surgery 44 years experience
Make sure: Make sure it's not broken by seeking care and to probably get an x-ray. Physical therapy can evaluate the problem and recommend exercises that may im... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Miller
Orthopedic Surgery 44 years experience
Almost all: Fresh fruits and vegetables, if eaten or juiced, are so full a phytonutrients, which are vitamins, minerals, and enzymes, that are important in loweri... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Miller
Orthopedic Surgery 44 years experience
See a surgeon: Although not common, if all other modalities of treatment fail, including medicine, therapy, and potentially injections, a coccygectomy [sic] may be r... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Miller
Orthopedic Surgery 44 years experience
Seek another opinion: Mri's are not infallible. They can misread a condition one way or another between 15-50% of the time. If you have been told that there is nothing to... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Miller
Orthopedic Surgery 44 years experience
Seek care: With that history, an x-ray will be an important test to help determine a course of treatmtne . I would seek the care of a professional that has th... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Miller
Orthopedic Surgery 44 years experience
Depends: Usually if it's stainless steel, it'll be ok, but if it's a pewter or lead container, then i would avoid eating tose foods. I don't think that this i... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Miller
Orthopedic Surgery 44 years experience
High calcium foods: Hypocalcemia means "low calcium levels in the bloodstream". Dairy can be an easy source. Yogurt and broccholi are also full of calcium.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Miller
Orthopedic Surgery 44 years experience
Doubtful: Some may improve you immunity, but if you become infected with clostidium tetani, the end result would not be desirable. Get the shot.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Miller
Orthopedic Surgery 44 years experience
One: One gram of sugar impairs your immune system for 15 minutes. A can of soda impairs it for 8 hours.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Miller
Orthopedic Surgery 44 years experience
Ask: Ask what the goal of the supplement is. Is there a real or perceived benefit, or risk.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Miller
Orthopedic Surgery 44 years experience
Keep: Keep moving..Don't think that rest will make it better. Avoid highly processed foods and sugars.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Miller
Orthopedic Surgery 44 years experience
Vitamin: Vitamin d is not just a nutrient, it is a hormone. It's benefits are growing rapidly.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Miller
Orthopedic Surgery 44 years experience
Vitamin: Vitamin d is needed to transport calcium from the gut into the bloodstream. Vit d3 is the best type.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Miller
Orthopedic Surgery 44 years experience
For: For those overweight with knee pain, for every pound you take off, you take 6-8 pounds off the knees.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Miller
Orthopedic Surgery 44 years experience
Broad vs abroad: The study of travelers and the ability to care, inform, and protect them from risks and diseases endemic to the area that they will, are, or have trav... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Miller
Orthopedic Surgery 44 years experience
Likely degenerative: For a 33 y/o to have localized osteoarthritis at one cervical level, it is probably the result of one or a series of injuries that have occurred over ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Miller
Orthopedic Surgery 44 years experience
Lots of possibility: You first have to determine if the pain is coming from inside or outside of your abdomen. It could be abdominal wall pain from strain or from an infl... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Charles Miller
Orthopedic Surgery 44 years experience
Xray: If your heel is swollen and hurts to bear weight or even put you leg down, i would get an x-ray asap... A heel bone (calcaneus) fracture is a serious ... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Miller
Orthopedic Surgery 44 years experience
Probably not: At tmes, when an injury results in rapid swelling, the area affected at times becomes red. It can be termed a "pseudo-cellulitis", or a false infecti... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Miller
Orthopedic Surgery 44 years experience
Small: A chopat strap can give support without increasing pressure on the lump. Many knee sleeves will increase pain because of the pressure on the bony lum... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Miller
Orthopedic Surgery 44 years experience
What does food weigh: It takes 3500 calories to add one pound. By consuming 500 "extra" calories a day for a week, you would add a pound if nothing else changes. Weighing... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Miller
Orthopedic Surgery 44 years experience
Widw variation: It can be days to months, unfortunately. Conservative care eventually and usually gets rid of the problem.. If one could only hold ones breathe indefi... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Miller
Orthopedic Surgery 44 years experience
Many possibilites: At 31, it commonly is a strain, if it just happened. If it's been there for a while or has been happening over and over, then it could be several thi... Read More

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Jun 23, 2013
Dr Miller is providing an invaluable service to the public through his contributions on Healthtap. He is clearly knowledgable about Orthopedic surgery and medicine in general. I recommend Dr. Miller.
Mar 27, 2014
Thank you so much for the information you are providing, helping both patients and other doctors!
Great, trustworthy Orthopaedic physician.
HealthTap member
This saved my life. Thank You! Thank you so much for your time dr.miller.its chronic pain. I forgot to tell that i was diagnosed with costhocondritis and anxiety
HealthTap member
Thanks. I have had a cadaver graft to replace my acl and meniscus repair in one knee 5 years ago. There's still considerable pref for 1 knee
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you for taking the time to answer my question. Much appreciated.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

The Ohio State University College of Medicine, OH
Graduated 1978MD

Residency

Naval Hospital, Portsmouth, VA

Awards

Top Doctor, Third Place, Cincinnati Region, OH - Summer
2013
Thought Leader, First Place, Cincinnati Region, OH - Summer
2013
Top Orthopedic Surgeon , Second Place, Ohio - Summer
2013

Affiliations

Mercy Health
Adams county regional medical center
Mercy Hospital Clermont
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