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Neck Pain and Mobile Devices

Text Neck Syndrome is the term used for neck pain caused by repeated stress and pain due to use of a mobile device, such as a smartphone or tablet. This has become a worldwide health concern and global epidemic. There are over 4 billion mobile devices in use around the world and the number continues to rise.

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Congratulations to Our Latest Surgeons to Become Board Certified!

Premier Orthopaedics is thrilled to announce that four of our orthopaedic surgeons have become American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery certified, and we congratulate Ashley Anderson, M.D., Michael Birns, M.D., James A. Costanzo, M.D., and Andrew Old, M.D. for their achievement.

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Carson Wentz’s Long Road Back From ACL Surgery

In the blink of an eye, the NFL lost one of its most promising young players for the 2017 season. More importantly for Eagles supporters, in an instant, a franchise cornerstone, in the midst of a MVP-worthy campaign, had his year cut short from serious injury. Jarring news that seemed to dash all hopes for the team earning its elusive first Super Bowl victory, at the very least, for the foreseeable future.

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Balance and Fall Prevention in our Mature Adults

You are so excited to be celebrating your 65th birthday with your two best friends. You are at your favorite restaurant, enjoying the food and company. Now you look across the table and have to decide which one of you will fall in the next year. Unfortunately, 1 out of 3 mature adults, over the age of 65, falls each year.

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Premier Physicians Now in Aston

Premier?s newest physician office is now open and taking appointments at 5201 Pennell Road, Aston, PA 19063. We are thrilled to be expanding our quality orthopaedic care throughout the Delaware Valley! Visit the

Aston location page

to learn more about the doctors practicing there and the specialties offered.

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Premier Once Again Voted a Top Workplace

For the third year in a row we have been named as a Top Workplace in Philadelphia by

! We?re proud to know we provide a great working environment for our employees. Premier wouldn’t be able to raise the bar in orthopaedic care without them!

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It’s the second most common sports injury, but a fall onto an outstretched hand (FOOSH) can happen at any age

A fall onto an outstretched hand is a common event in any age group—so common it has its own acronym, FOOSH. The cause of the fall can run the gamut: a sports injury, slip on ice, trip on an uneven surface, or simple loss of balance. Common among athletes—runners, skiers, skateboarders, pole vaulters—the injury can also occur in car accidents and whenever you try to break a fall by reaching out with your hand.

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Premier Team Presents at the 2018 Orthopaedic Forum Conference

Chip Hummer, M.D. and Jonathan Berridge, A.T.C. recently presented at this year’s Orthopaedic Forum National Meeting in Orlando, FL. Their lecture, titled “From the Sidelines to the Clinic: Collaboration Among Orthopaedic Surgeons and Athletic Trainers in Clinical Orthopaedic Practice”, gave insight to how their Care Team at the Orthopaedic Associates Practice division is committed to the integrated approach of orthopaedic surgeons and athletic trainers caring for our patients together.

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Premier Orthopaedics is the largest orthopaedic group in Delaware and Chester counties. Premier provides patients with the full spectrum of orthopaedic services; including bone, muscle and joint care. Patients trust our specialists for their experience, expertise and commitment to exceptional patient care.