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Recovering from COVID-19 with Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

About the Novel Coronavirus By John S. Georgy, MD The novel coronavirus causes the infection known as COVID-19. Although there is much to learn about the virus and its effects, the need for rehabilitation for patients recovering from COVID-19 is well-evidenced within the medical community. COVID-19 symptoms may include, but are not limited to: Fever Fatigue Difficulty breathing Muscle aches/pains. more »

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Treating Orthopedic Patients with Telemedicine

Gabe Gurman, standing in his dining room, is examined by Dr. Michael Greller for a back injury during a telemedicine visit. Telemedicine visits – a simple and safe option for orthopedic patients For patients and providers at Avanced Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Institute (AOSMI), telemedicine visits have become a new normal for patient care. Gabe Gurman, a patient at AOSMI, more »

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Active Again after Ankle Replacement Surgery

Dr. Alison DeWaters holds a model of an ankle replacement prosthesis while standing with Herbert Hock, whose ankle she replaced in April 2019. Treating Ankle Pain with STAR Ankle Replacement  Patient is pain free after ankle replacement Before he had ankle replacement surgery in April 2019, 90-year old Herbert H. experienced debilitating pain from the bone-on-bone arthritis in his ankle. more »

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Shoulder Replacement Treatment for Pain and Mobility

It was the afternoon of New Year’s Eve in 2018, while she was walking her dog, that 67-year-old Joan S. fell and “shattered her left shoulder into a hundred pieces.” With her left hand in her pocket and her right hand holding the dog leash, Joan explains that she “Fell to the left, like a tree.” She landed directly onto more »

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Direct Anterior Approach Total Hip Replacement – Benefits and Risks

Direct Anterior Approach Total Hip Replacement By Dr. Eric Buxbaum, Orthopedic Surgeon Hip replacement surgery has become one of the most common and successful orthopedic procedures performed in the United States. There are multiple ways for surgeons to perform hip replacements, with the classic and still most common technique through the posterior approach, where the surgeon makes the incision on more »

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Neuromodulation Therapy: Blocking Pain Signals in Those with Chronic Pain

Relieving Chronic Pain with Neuromodulation Therapy By Dr. Ali Valimohamed Neuromodulation for chronic pain is a relatively new therapy that can greatly alleviate discomfort for people suffering with chronic pain. Neuromodulation, also referred to as neurostimulation, works through implantable devices that deliver gentle electrical impulses to the spinal cord or peripheral nerves. These impulses block pain signals from reaching the brain. more »

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Backpacks and Back Pain – It’s Back!

By Dr. Ali Valimahomed, M.D. Wearing backpacks and back pain – they go together It’s that time of year again – back to school season. This means shopping for school supplies, clothes, shoes, and maybe even a new backpack. Therefore, as we start a new school year, it’s important to pause and consider our children’s spine health. We teach them more »

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Shoulders Heal Quickly with Patch Treatment for Rotator Cuff Tears

A revolutionary new treatment called the REGENETEN Bioinductive Implant now offered at Advanced Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Institute (AOSMI) is helping patients with rotator cuff tears heal earlier and faster. As a result, they’re getting back to their active lifestyles quicker than ever before. Even more, the implant helps the body heal itself and stop rotator cuff disease from progressing. more »

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