Arthritis can affect your back, most commonly in the lower neck and back. Pain and stiffness are the main symptoms, although the exact cause may not be known. If you suffer from arthritis in your back, it may be difficult to decide when to seek treatment. Keep reading for some clarification.
Walk right in, if you can to an orthopedic urgent care center. They are available for most types of orthopedic problems with little to no wait time. If you or someone you love sustains a non-life threatening accident, it is a convenient option. So, what types of treatment can you get at an ortho urgent care?
Most days your hand and wrist hurt, and you have no idea why. Maybe you’ve gotten used to having the discomfort, and you keep popping anti-inflammatory meds. Since discovering the reason for the pain might reduce or eliminate it, here are 9 possible causes for that recurring pain!
OrthoNY was featured in Saratoga Family Magazine’s Christmas Edition! Click here to check out the full issue.
Many of us suffer from back pain and there are lots of reasons why. Scoliosis is a lateral curvature of the spine, and although it is mostly a childhood condition, you can be diagnosed with adult scoliosis. This can happen if someone’s childhood curve was not corrected, or it’s also possible it could be newly diagnosed. Could your back pain be adult scoliosis?
A better question than when is the right age to have a shoulder replacement could be why have a shoulder replacement? Regardless of your age, quality of life trumps all.
Join Kevin Kleis, DO, for an open discussion on the advantages of anterior hip replacements. Dr. Kleis, who specializes in the anterior approach, will address the advantages of this muscle-sparing technique. There will be a question and answer session at the end of the seminar.
Presented by Kevin Kleis, DO
December 16, 2020
6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Virtual Meeting via WebEx
Registration is required to receive the virtual program link. Call (518) 580-2450, or visit saratogahospital.org/classes.
This Holiday Season we are supporting Toys for Tots! You and the community are welcome to drop off toys at our offices to show your help and support for children this year.
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Do you hear a creak when you get up from a chair? Is it becoming more difficult to kneel down to do your gardening? If so, you know what “old man time” can do to your knees. That snap, crackle, and pop is not what you want to hear. The good news is, how to keep your knees healthy as you age is really not as difficult as you may think.
Back surgery is surely a serious undertaking, and anyone would naturally be nervous about going through it. It’s just common sense. Like anything else frightening you must do, proper prep and a positive mindset are essential. Let’s set the stage for how to mentally prepare yourself for spine surgery.