OrthoNY is Participating in a Fundraising Campaign for Corner of Love
For more than 20 years, Corner of Love has been hosting volunteers from around the world in Costa Rica as well as other areas throughout Central and South America. Through medical, dental, and optical clinics, service and water improvement projects, educational aid, and church development, the mission has grown into a major source of help for people living on less than $2 US per day throughout the hemisphere.
Memorial Day Salute
We honor and remember those who gave their lives for our country. We are forever grateful for their service and sacrifice.
Shoulder Joint Pain and Treatment Options
Kyle Flik, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon, is offering a free community presentation on joint pain of the shoulder and what you can do to manage it on Wednesday, June 14, 2023 at 6 to 7:30 pm at the MERCY AUDITORIUM, St. Peter’s Hospital Campus, 310 S. Manning Boulevard, Albany.
The Future of Pain Management… Artificial Intelligence
Chronic pain is a debilitating condition that affects millions of people around the world. It is a type of pain that lasts longer than three months and can be caused by a variety of factors, including injury, illness, or nerve damage. Chronic pain can be difficult to manage, and traditional pain management methods, such as medications and physical therapy, may not always be effective.
New Urgent Care Hours Effective March 6th
Starting March 6th, our Urgent Care hours will be as follows.
Telling the Difference Between Hip and Lower Back Pain
Second only to the common cold, the next reason Americans miss work is lower back and hip pain. 80 to 90% of people develop debilitating back or hip pain at some point in their life, so you are not alone.
An Athlete’s Guide For Preventing Sports Injuries
If you play soccer, football, swim, golf, are a runner, or play tennis, it never hurts to have a refresher course. An athlete’s guide for preventing sports injuries can help those just starting out in peewee leagues or veterans of all types of sports. It could help you reduce the risk of missing an entire season of play.
Why You Shouldn’t Delay Treatment For Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
If you have pain and tingling in your hand after a day of working on your laptop or computer, then you might know what carpal tunnel syndrome is. In fact, any repetitive movement you perform with your hands can irritate the tissue in your carpal tunnel in your wrist. It causes swelling and pressure on the median nerve.
6 Ways To Avoid Holiday Back Pain
“It’s the most wonderful time of the year”… sang Andy Williams decades ago, but it still plays on those radiostations that start holiday music at Halloween. Maybe they do it just to give you a head start on stress. You know, the shopping, decorating, wrapping gifts, assembling toys, planning holiday dinners, and you can fill in the rest-stress.
Dos And Don’ts Before Joint Replacement Surgery
Ben Franklin once shared the wise words, “by failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” This motivational quote refers to any number of things, and believe it or not, joint replacement surgery too. Let’s see how being well prepared and the dos and don’ts before joint replacement surgery apply as well.