Category: Hand and Wrist

Preventing Falls In the Fall

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.

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Keeping Bodies in Motion | Hand & Wrist Pain Educational Seminar

Do you suffer from join pain or arthritis in your hand and wrist?

Ellis Medicine and OrthoNY invite you to a free discussion to learn more about hand and wrist pain and what treatment options are available to you, including:
– Medications
– Pain Relief Injections
– Physical Therapy
– Surgery

Q&A session to follow | Light refreshments available.

Free. Registration required.
Register online at ellismedicine.org/seminar-HandWrist or call 518-612-2020 before April 11th.

Orthopedic Calendar of Events | March & April 2018

We’ve got a lot going on! Check out our upcoming calendar of events, and register for any that you’d like to attend:

 

Knee Pain Educational Seminar | Daniil Polishchuk, MD

Wednesday, March 21st | 6:30PM

Cohoes Physicians, PC | 244 Ontario St. | Cohoes, NY

RSVP at 518-339-9513 or email rtirino@orthony.com


Shoulder Pain & Arthritis | Dr. Daniel J. Bowman

Wednesday, March 28th | 6PM – 7PM

McClellan Street Health Center | 600 McClellan Street, Schenectady

RSVP at 518-612-2020


Hand & Wrist Pain | Dr. James M. Boler

Wednesday, April 11th | 6PM – 7PM

McClellan Street Health Center | 600 McClellan Street, Schenectady

RSVP at 518-612-2020


Knee Pain & Arthritis | Dr. Daniil L. Polishchuk

Wednesday, April 18th | 6PM – 7PM

McClellan Street Health Center | 600 McClellan Street, Schenectady

RSVP at 518-612-2020

Most Effective Ways to Manage Arthritis Pain

Arthritis could be caused by about 100 different diseases, but it all leads to one main symptom: inflammation of the joints. Inflammation is the body’s way of fighting off injury or infection, and it is completely healthy for short periods of time. However, arthritis can cause severe, long-term inflammation which will eventually kill joint tissue.

If you are suffering from arthritis pain, always consult with your doctor, but listed below are steps that you can take at home to ease your symptoms.

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