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.
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.
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.
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.
We would like to congratulate the amazing Premier physicians that have been named Top Docs for Philadelphia Magazine for 2018! We appreciate all that our doctors do everyday to make our patients feel welcome and respected in our offices!
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.
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!
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.
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.