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  • Osteoarthritis of the Hip: How to Overcome the Pain

    Wednesday, 09 July 2014 Osteoarthritis of the Hip: How to Overcome the Pain

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  • Orthopaedic Oncology Newsletter July 2014

    Wednesday, 09 July 2014 Pelvic Bone Scan

    The Orthopaedic Oncology service at Rothman Institute is the only center in the region with expertise in the utilization of surgical navigation for resection of bone tumors. Read our Orthopaedic Oncology Newsletter. Read More »

  • 3 Steps to Ensure Thorough Preparation for Spine Surgery

    Thursday, 03 July 2014 3 Steps to Ensure Thorough Preparation for Spine Surgery

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  • Life After Hip Osteoarthritis: Recovering From Hip Replacement Surgery

    Thursday, 03 July 2014 Life After Hip Osteoarthritis: Recovering From Hip Replaceme...

    So, you’ve been told your knee condition requires surgery. Now you’re wondering just what exactly this procedure entails and how long your recovery process will be. Will you need physical therapy? When will you be able to get back to playing the sports you love? Recovery from knee surgery is an important part of the healing process. Read More »

  • Your Guide to Getting Better: Post Knee Surgery Recovery

    Thursday, 26 June 2014 Your Guide to Getting Better: Post Knee Surgery Recovery

    So, you’ve been told your knee condition requires surgery. Now you’re wondering just what exactly this procedure entails and how long your recovery process will be. Will you need physical therapy? When will you be able to get back to playing the sports you love? Recovery from knee surgery is an important part of the healing process. Read More »

  • Preparing for Orthopedic Procedures: Tips for Managing the Night Before Surgery

    Thursday, 26 June 2014 Preparing for Orthopedic Procedures: Tips for Managing the N...

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  • ACL Injuries on the Rise for Females

    Thursday, 01 May 2014

    Why are female athletes 2 to 6 times more likely to tear their ACL’s than male athletes? A recent study suggests it has to do with the way girls land after they jump, reports NBC News.

    An Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) injury occurs when there is either a partial or complete tear of the knee ligament. An ACL injury can also occur when the ligament, or both the ligament and bone, detach from the rest of the bone. Read More »

  • Wide Awake Hand Surgery

    Monday, 14 April 2014

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  • Do I have Sciatica?

    Tuesday, 25 March 2014 Do I have Sciatica?

    The spine is a very unique and important part of the human body. It is essential to the nervous system because it protects the spinal cord, which connects nerves to the brain. It is also an essential piece of the skeleton because of its stabilizing and supporting function for the rest of the body’s bones. Lastly, it is the weight bearing mechanism for the head and the reason the torso can bend. It is no wonder then that when the spine is not functioning properly, the entire body is affected. Read More »

  • National Athletic Training Month - Physician Support in the Clinic

    Wednesday, 19 March 2014

    Over the years, the Rothman Institute has taken steps to integrate Certified Athletic Trainers into our daily, private physician practice. If you look at the evolution of the job settings for athletic trainers, you will see that Rothman utilizes athletic trainers in both the traditional and the non-traditional settings. We utilize the athletic trainer’s distinctive skill sets as physician extenders and orthotic technicians in the clinic, and we also provide field athletic trainers to several school districts throughout the region.

    For this post, we will explore the role of athletic trainers in the clinic, where trainers are commonly referred to as Physician Extenders. Read More »