Golfer’s Elbow? Tennis Elbow? They are both painful, common reasons for elbow discomfort. Dr. Neal Chen, an orthopedic surgeon at St. Mary Medical Center says in golfer’s elbow the pain is on the medial elbow. If the discomfort is on the lateral elbow, it’s tennis elbow. Both involve loss of elasticity of the tendon, which can happen with overuse and age.
Knee replacement is quite common, nearly 600,000 of the procedures are performed in this country every year. Dr. Arjun Saxena, an...
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There are many non-invasive or conservative treatments for joint pain, according to Dr. Drew Krajeski, an orthopedic surgeon at St. Mary Medical Center. He suggests that pain caused by age, arthritis and injury can often [...]
Shoulder replacement surgery isn’t nearly as common as replacement surgeries for knees or hips, but it is becoming more prevalent. One reason, according to Dr. John Avallone an orthopedic surgeon at St. Mary Medical Center, is a procedure called reverse shoulder replacement. That’s a surgical procedure for patients who used to have no choice but to live with the pain.
90% of all neck and back pain will go away within 3 months and 90% of all patients do not need surgery according to Dr. Stephen Cairone, an orthopedic surgeon specializing in spine surgery at St. Mary Medical center. A majority of patients find relief with rest, injections, pain medicine and physical therapy.
A concussion is a brain injury sustained during a blow to the head. Symptoms can include, headache, lack of concentration, nausea, vomiting and changes in personality.
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The ribbon was cut and the new emergency room entrance was opened at St. Mary Medical Center in Langhorne.
Information in the Clinical Infectious Disease Journal suggests it’s safe for people over 65 to get the Whooping Cough vaccine.
It’s a condition called “nomophobia” which stands for “No Mobile Phone Phobia.” It’s the fear of being without your cell phone.
According to new information based on a retrospective study which looked at brain scans from 128 breast cancer patients, the condition known as Chemo Brain does exist.