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January 27, 2022 / Joint Health / Katherine Gwozdz

What To Expect After A Total Knee Replacement

So, you have made the decision to schedule a knee replacement to help improve your quality of life and now you have questions about what to expect immediately following surgery. Let’s talk about some common questions and concerns.

Q: How long will….

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Shoulder / Nathan Howlett

I Need a Reverse Shoulder Replacement, What Should I Expect?

The reverse shoulder replacement allows your shoulder to work by modifying the physics of the shoulder. It moves the shoulder’s center of rotation down and allows your deltoid muscle (the large muscle that you feel on your shoulder) to do the work that your small rotator cuff muscles and tendons used to do. This gives you a painless and functioning shoulder despite having a rotator cuff tear!
Over the past…

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January 12, 2022 / Interesting / Lisa Zingarelli

Words That Harm, Words That Heal

This commentary was written by four cardiologists. It discusses the impact that
word choices by medical providers have on patients and their family members.
I am attaching this commentary as it is a good read. Due to the present social environment in our country and some……

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January 5, 2022 / Degenerative Joint Disease / Andrew Kay

All about Cortisone Shots for Knee and Hip Arthritis

Cortisone shots can give great pain relief for arthritic knees and hips, but they are not necessarily the best for every patient in every situation. Every year, many people have cortisone shots, also known as steroid shots, to relieve the pain and inflammation caused by arthritis. Cortisone shots can also improve function and increase your ability to exercise and participate in activities of daily living. However, cortisone shots are not necessarily the best option for every patient in every situation. Here are…

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December 29, 2021 / Interesting / Anna King

Sledding Into Winter

As the dizzying rush of the holiday maelstrom comes to a close, our thoughts now turn to the winter upon us and the outdoor fun that lies ahead. With each snow fall, tens of thousands of children will rush to the hills and take flight upon their sleds, racing down snowy slopes both steep and shallow. But before…

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December 23, 2021 / Ankle & Foot / Dr. George Moniz

Heel Pain In the Active Adolescent

Is your active adolescents complaining of heel pain during and especially after their sport’s team practices? Heel pain in young adolescents, or better known as Calcaneal Apophysitis or Sever’s Disease, is a condition we frequently encounter…

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December 16, 2021 / Health / Kara Cahoon

Self-Care

Self-care is a new and foreign concept for some people. Not only has it become more and more difficult to fit into our busy schedules, but what exactly does self-care even look like? And how can it benefit us as individuals, practitioners, partners, parents and friends?
Self-care is an…

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December 9, 2021 / Health / Chelsea Riggs

Carbless Lasagna Roll Ups

As an Italian, Carbs were always part of the meals I was brought up on. Pasta is a huge part of our culture and usually is incorporated into each dinner in some way, shape or form. However, as we grow older, sometimes carbs are not the healthiest option to have with every dinner for a variety of reasons. Pasta is very high in carbs which can be unhealthy when consumed in large quantities. It also contains a protein called gluten which can cause gastric issues for those who are sensitive to this protein.

Whether you are trying to lose weight, decrease your….

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December 2, 2021 / Sports / Kyle Anderson

Imagery in Sports Performance

Sport Imagery is the mental rehearsal or visualization to improve athletic performance. Performing imagery can be done in a variety of ways based on what is most effective for the athlete.
The two most common methods to use imagery are an internal and external perspective. An….

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