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  • Rethinking rehab: New research looks at efficacy of self-guided and accelerated therapy programs following total joint replacement

    Friday, 04 March 2016

    Research presented at the 2016 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) challenges two common rehabilitation standards: physical therapy following total hip replacement (THR) at an outpatient facility, and gradual movement of the quadriceps tendon following total knee replacement (TKR) surgery. Read More »

  • Gerald R. Williams, Jr., MD, becomes president of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

    Thursday, 03 March 2016 Gerald R. Williams, Jr., MD, becomes president of the Americ...

    Philadelphia orthopaedic surgeon Gerald R. Williams, Jr., MD, became president of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) today at the organization’s 2016 Annual Meeting. The new role is the final in a three-year term of volunteer service, after serving as a vice president of the Academy for the previous two years. Read More »

  • Dr. Vaccaro in Philadelphia Style Magazine

    Wednesday, 24 February 2016 Dr. Vaccaro in Philadelphia Style Magazine

    “You have to respond to how health care is changing but it’s really about listening to people and finding out exactly what they need," says Rothman Institute's Alexander R. Vaccaro, MD, Ph.D., MBA in an interview with Philadelphia Style Magazine. Read More »

  • OrthopaediCare Joins Rothman Institute

    Thursday, 07 January 2016

    OrthopaediCare, one of the Philadelphia region’s largest orthopaedic practices is merging with Rothman Institute under the Rothman Institute name. The move brings four new offices and 17 physicians to Rothman Institute. The partnership begins January 1, 2016 and follows the merger of Jefferson and Abington Health Systems. Read More »

  • Local surgeon warns of hoverboard dangers

    Thursday, 31 December 2015 Local surgeon warns of hoverboard dangers

    When my kids first told me that hoverboards were all the rage this Christmas season, I frankly did not know what they were talking about. What came to mind was Marty McFly trying to escape his assailants in "Back to the Future II." However, while on Orthopaedic trauma call Christmas night at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, I quickly learned what this new hoverboard phenomenon was.
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  • New Will Smith Movie Emphasizes Dangers Of Concussions

    Wednesday, 23 December 2015 New Will Smith Movie Emphasizes Dangers Of Concussions

    65% of concussions happen to children, which can be especially dangerous.

    Doctors at Jefferson’s Concussion Center say taking quick action is critical. Read More »

  • Safety Concerns with the Holiday's Hottest Gift

    Thursday, 19 November 2015 Safety Concerns with the Holiday's Hottest Gift

    Rothman Institute's Dr. Winters talks to Good Morning America about Hoverboards. Read More »

  • U.S. Soccer: Heading the ball limited in youth soccer

    Wednesday, 11 November 2015 U.S. Soccer: Heading the ball limited in youth soccer

    Dr. Steven Stache, Jr., a sports medicine physician at Rothman Institute who specializes in concussion management, also agrees that this new regulation is a good thing. "It is a step in the right direction to reduce concussions. Both education and decreasing the exposure rate are very important because collision will always be a part of sports and there is no evidence that wearing protective gear makes a difference." Read More »

  • Local Student Athletes Face Serious Injuries

    Monday, 09 November 2015 Local Student Athletes Face Serious Injuries

    Is it medically possible for Robertson to return this season? Villanova isn’t saying, and neither is the Rothman Institute’s Dr. William Emper, orthopedic surgeon for the Wildcats. Robertson opted for physical therapy over surgery, hoping to take the field before the end of the season. Read More »

  • Dr. Post Webcast

    Tuesday, 13 October 2015 Dr. Post Webcast

    Joint Dr. Post on ABC's live webchat for live Q&A! Read More »

Upcoming Events

Community Education Lecture Series

What You Need to Know About Joint Replacements with Dr. Vakil

Thursday May 05, 2016 12:00 pm
Abington YMCA, Abington, PA

What's new in Spine Surgery with Doctor Hsu 5-12-16

Thursday May 12, 2016 05:00 pm
Rothman Institute Chalfont, Chalfont, PA

Advancements in Total Knee Replacements

Thursday May 12, 2016 05:00 pm
YMCA of Vineland at Cumberland Cape Atlantic YMCA, Vineland

Treatment for Hip Pain with Dr. Levicoff

Monday May 23, 2016 05:30 pm
Ludington Library, Bryn Mawr, PA

Myths, Marketing, & Modern Medicine of Joint Replacements with Dr. Austin

Tuesday May 24, 2016 05:30 pm
Rothman Institute Bensalem, Bensalem, PA

"Conservative and Surgical Treatment of Hip and Knee Arthritis with Dr. Orozco

Wednesday May 25, 2016 12:00 pm
Stockton College Manahawkin, Manahawkin, NJ

Treatment of Foot & Ankle Arthritis with Dr. Langman

Wednesday May 25, 2016 12:45 pm
Phoenixville Senior Center, Phoenixville, PA

ACL Injury Prevention with Dr. Freedman

Wednesday June 08, 2016 07:30 pm
MSI Sports Village, Aston, PA

Youth Sports Safety Symposium 2016

Saturday June 18, 2016 07:30 am
Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia, PA

Understanding and Managing Neck Pain

Wednesday June 22, 2016 06:00 pm
Rothman Marlton, Marlton, NJ

Management of Knee Arthritis with Sunny Gupta

Wednesday June 29, 2016 05:30 pm
Rothman Institute Washington Township, Sewell, NJ

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