One Philadelphia Runner Participating In Marathon Weekend Amid Chemo TreatmentsTwo months ago, Dr. Michael Ross was diagnosed with colon cancer. This weekend, he'll run the Rothman 8K.
Philadelphia Front Office Executives Speak Openly At Rothman Institute's Impact Of Sports PanelRuben Amaro Jr., Howie Roseman, Scott O'Neil, and Ron Hextall addressed questions as part of the Rothman Institute Impact of Sports Panel on Wednesday.
Virtua Says Its Knee-Surgery Ads Are Correct, But Agrees To Stricter VerificationYou've probably seen or heard the advertisements for Virtua's "quad sparing" knee replacement surgery on TV, radio, or online. "He's off his walker," explains an actress portraying his wife.
Health: Awake Surgery Surgery while you're awake, it can be quick, easy and pain free. It’s for the growing number of patients struggling with carpal tunnel syndrome, pain in the arm and hand often linked to heavy computer use. When physical therapy and medications don't work, surgery is the only option. Now patients have a new option.
Local Doctor Selected To Watch Over Olympic Hockey PlayersA Rothman Institute physician is one of two local doctors who have been tapped to supervise the care of NHL Players skating on the Olympic Hockey teams of various countries.
Local Doctor Battles Concussions With Vitamins The nice thing about these specific vitamins is very low side effect profile, they're water absorbed so the body takes what you need and expels the rest.
Needy Area Residents Get Medical Help Toward A New LifeSeven needy patients were receiving valuable holiday gifts at Rothman Institute in Bensalem: free knee and hip surgeries.
Fresh From Philadelphia, Best Practices For Avoiding Joint Replacement InfectionsInternational experts meeting in Philadelphia have just written a set of guidelines for the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of infections encountered during joint replacement surgery.
Ben Revere Will Have Surgery TuesdayCenterfielder Ben Revere will have surgery on a broken right ankle Tuesday at the Rothman Institute, and will miss between six and eight weeks.
Podiatrist Says Long Walks In Flip Flops Is A Bad IdeaDr. Nicholas Taweel says flip flops and other casual shoes can lead to injury. "Tendonitis, plantar fasciitis and it flares up arthritis."
Medical Personnel On Hand To Assist ‘Small City’ At Merion For U.S. OpenThe U.S. Open is underway in Merion and there are many members of the area medical community present to attend to any emergencies that arise, either with the athletes or spectators.
Ukee’s Doctor Stops By Talk PhillyPeter Sharkey of the Rothman Institute at Riddle Hospital stops by Talk Philly.
Tis The Season For Achilles Tendon InjuriesTis the season for Achilles tendon injuries. A local orthopedic expert says, especially in the spring months, this injury is more common than you think.
Local Expert Looks To Help Minimize Risk Of Injury To Child AthletesAccording to one local expert, there are certain steps adults can take to minimize risk of injury to children on the playing field.
FDA Warns Women About Using Osteoporosis DrugsMedicines like Boniva and Fosamax are prescribed to help build bone strength and prevent fracture. But the FDA review, published in The New England Journal of Medicine, found that after three to five years of use, the risks may outweigh the benefits of this class of drugs called bisphosphonates.