News

Hip & Knee Seminar: Joint Pain & Treatment Options

Nov 05, 2018

On November 14th, 2018, from 6-7:30 pm EST, Dr. Congiusta of OrthoNY will be presenting at a free seminar on the topic of hip & knee joint pain, what you can do to manage these pains, and the surgical and non-surgical treatment options available to patients.

Read more »


4 Frequently Asked Questions About ACL Repair Surgery

Oct 30, 2018

Sprains and tears to the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) are some of the most common injuries sustained by athletes and active persons. Despite being a familiar term, there is still a lot of confusion surrounding ACL injuries and surgical techniques used to repair them.

Discover the answers to 4 of the most popular inquiries about ACL surgery with this helpful article from OrthoNY.

Read more »


How To Work After Rotator Cuff Surgery

Oct 15, 2018

The exact amount of time needed to recover after rotator cuff surgery and safely return to work depends on several factors. To be clear though, it is not a quick turnaround. What kind of work someone does greatly affects how much time will be needed for recovery and for their return to work.

Read more »


Knee Pain Seminar: Don’t Suffer Another Day

Oct 04, 2018

On October 22nd, 2018, from 6-7:30 pm EST, St. Peter’s Hospital, OrthoNY, and Smith&Nephew will be presenting a free seminar on the topic of knee pain and how the NAVIO Surgical System has helped patients in need of partial and total knee replacements find relief. Dr. J David Abraham of OrthoNY will be speaking at this event.

Read more »


Preventing Falls In the Fall

Sep 27, 2018

A fall can happen anywhere and at any time, but sadly, according to the CDC an older adult dies every twenty minutes from a fall, and they mostly happen in the home. Since September 22 –  28 is Fall Prevention Awareness Week, it’s the perfect time to inventory your own home and those of loved ones. Preventing falls in the fall and every other season just takes some thoughtful evaluation and a few adjustments.

Read more »


Should You Exercise Through Lower Back Pain?

Sep 18, 2018

According to the American Physical Therapy Association, two thirds of Americans have lower back pain sometime during their lives. It’s what to do with and about that pain that matters.  Should you exercise through lower back pain? The common sense answer to you now may be:  if “it hurts when you do this,” then don’t do it.

All joking aside, chronic lower back pain can result in a lot of adults losing time at work, and it can interfere with normal day to day activities. The last thing you want to do is exacerbate the injury and increase the pain.

Read more »


Golf Title Winners Thank OrthoNY’s Dr. Lee Kaback

Sep 18, 2018

The winners of the 2018 Northeastern Women’s Golf Association senior and super senior titles, Anne Van Buren and Linda Kolnick, will be sending their championship photo to their orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Lee Kaback, of OrthoNY, who repaired both their shoulders. “We highly recommend him.” Van Buren said. The two women were awarded their titles at Cobleskill Golf and Country Club, Thursday Sept. 13, 2018.

Van Buren’s championship in 2017 was the culmination of a comeback year for her after she missed most of 2016 recovering from rotator cuff surgery. Weckter said she broke her arm last year and had to miss the entire season 2017 season.

Image and story courtesy of the Times Union.


Keeping Bodies in Motion: Knee Pain & Arthritis — Educational Seminar

Sep 17, 2018

On September 26, 2018, from 6-7 pm, Ellis Medicine and OrthoNY, with featured speaker Dr. Daniil Polishchuk, will be holding a free discussion to learn more about knee pain and what treatment options are available, including:
> Medications
> Pain Relief Injections
> Physical Therapy
> Surgery
Light refreshments will be available for those who attend the event. There will be a Q&A session at the end of the seminar.


This event is FREE but registration is required. Register online at ellismedicine.org/seminar-knee
 or call 518-612-2020 before September 26.


Ortho NY Seminar with Dr. Lee Kaback

Sep 10, 2018

Join us September 20th for Dr. Kaback’s free seminar. The seminar is being held at the Black & Blue Steakhouse on Western Avenue in Albany, NY.

Register for the seminar by September 14th to hear what Dr. Kabach has to say about shoulder pain management and minimally invasive shoulder replacement. You can register by calling (518) 489-BONE, ext. 7788.

Learn more about Dr. Kaback and the shoulder services we offer.

Read more »


How Running Affects Your Knees

Aug 30, 2018

It is absolutely natural for your joints to take on some wear and tear over the years, but many individuals exacerbate this process with activities that can be hard on their joints.

Read more »