Category: Physical Therapy

Hip & Knee Seminar: Joint Pain & Treatment Options

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.

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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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Should You Exercise Through Lower Back Pain?

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.

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Keeping Bodies in Motion: Shoulder Pain Educational Seminar

Do you suffer from shoulder pain or arthritis?

Ellis Medicine and OrthoNY invite you to a free discussion to learn more about shoulder pain and what treatment options are available to you including:

  • Medications
  • Pain Relief Injections
  • Physical Therapy
  • Surgery

Q&A session to follow.

FREE! Registration required.

Register online at ellismedicine.org/seminar-shoulder or call 518-612-2020 before December 13th.

December 13th, 2017 | 6PM-7PM | 600 McClellan Street, Schenectady

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