Dr. Kevin Mansmann, a graduate of the Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Surgery Program coupled with a Fellowship in Total Joint Replacements, has identified a treatment gap for end stage arthritis. Dr. Mansmann an Orthopaedic Surgeon at Premier Orthopaedics in Malvern and U.S Ski Team Physician for fifteen years, specializes in Arthroscopic & Total Joint Replacement surgery.
Just think about being able to peek directly into your injured joint through a little telescope and not only seeing what is wrong, but also being able to fix it! This is no futuristic dream: It’s what is being done today with arthroscopic surgery, one of the most common surgical procedures being performed in our nation. The arthroscope has revolutionized the field of orthopedic surgery, especially the care of sports and recreational injuries. Many of these injuries include the joints, or moving articulations, of the body such as the knee and shoulder. The arthroscope is a small surgical tool that allows direct visualization of the interior of the joint, and in many cases, the repair of damaged or injured areas through tiny incisions.
Dr. Scollon-Grieve is a physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist with Premier Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine in Havertown. She has presented research at multiple national conferences and authored a chapter in a textbook in Rehabilitation Medicine entitled ?Therapeutic Programs for Musculoskeletal Disorders.?
Neck pain is almost as common as lower back pain. Over 80% of individuals will experience neck pain at some point in their lives. At any given time, up to 20% of people can be dealing with symptoms related to neck problems. The most common causes of neck pain are due to posture, injury or the natural progression of arthritis and disc degeneration. Symptoms can be confined to the neck region, however arm pain, numbness and weakness are often present. Less obvious symptoms, such as hand numbness, loss of coordination and balance can also be present.
Hey, take a hike! Literally. Chester County is filled with picture perfect landscapes, perfect for all sorts of things from apple and pumpkin picking, horseback riding, and of course, hiking! We have some incredible kid-friendly destinations for perfect hiking spots all over the county.
Get the most out of your workout routine by picking the right snacks for warm up and cool down. By sticking to the right before and after snacks you feel your best and fuel up the right way, making sure your body is getting the most out of your workout. Learn these key rules, and you’ll always know what your body needs – and what it doesn’t – and when.
Samantha Gentile, PT, DPT
Spring fever manifests in a major way for kids. They need to get out there and blow off some steam. We have some great ideas for fun activities, keeping them busy and moving in the Delaware and Chester county area.
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Christopher R. Hood JR, DPM