Author: OrthoNY

Could Your Back Pain Be Adult Scoliosis?

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?

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Educational Seminar: Advantages of Anterior Hip Replacements

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.

Download the PDF about the event here.

Tips To Protect Your Shoulder From Common Injuries Playing Golf

Many consider golfing a relaxing pastime. Then there are those who would disagree about the relaxing part. Whichever side you are on, you should still take precautions to prevent common shoulder injuries. We have compiled the following tips to protect your shoulder from common injuries playing golf.

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Build Your Core Strength At Any Age With Weight Training

As we move through middle age and onward towards retirement, our bodies still crave motion. Any exercise helps us to maintain muscle mass, manage any illnesses or pain, keep us independent, and reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease. One great way to stay healthy is to build your core strength at any age with weight training.

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How Do You Know If You Tore Your ACL?

What do Tom Brady, J.J. Watt, and Rob Gronkowski all have in common? At the top of their game, these professional athletes tore their ACL and returned to football stronger than ever. A torn ACL used to be a “game changer.” Forgive the pun, but now even you can maintain your lifestyle afterwards! But, exactly how do you know if you tore your ACL?

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