Category: Orthopedics

Jun
29
2015
Vacation Concept

While injuries often cannot be predicted or prevented while traveling, there are steps that can be taken to make the experience easier. 1. Carry your medical information and current prescription … More…

Jun
15
2015

What is Scoliosis?

by Dr. John Blanco
6.15 Blog

Scoliosis is a lateral curvature of the spine. It can have a variety of causes. Some patients are born with it (congenital scoliosis). Others develop it secondary to neurologic conditions, … More…

Jun
8
2015

Tips for Preventing Migraines

by Dr. Vladimir Kramskiy
Woman having migraine headache. Stress and depression.

Migraine is a common, chronic neurovascular disorder that remains underdiagnosed and undertreated despite advances in our understanding of its pathophysiology.  One of the most fundamental questions asked by patients is … More…

Jun
3
2015

Ask the Expert: Metal Allergies

by Dr. Geoffrey Westrich
blog r 6.3

It’s uncommon, but people can be allergic to the metal in the implant. Dr. Geoffrey Westrich, Orthopedic Surgeon, explains. Knee replacement is a highly successful surgery in terms of eliminating … More…

May
18
2015
blog 5.18

Surgery can be a daunting event if you think it will be and are unprepared. While it is natural to be anxious about an upcoming surgery – here are a … More…