September 2014 - Orthopaedics Plus

Study: Orthopedic Surgery Generally Safe for Older Patients

A new study in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (JBJS) has determined that elective orthopedic surgery is generally safe for patients ages 80 years and older with decreasing mortality and complication rates. (more…)

Is it A Neck Or Wrist Problem?

Carpal tunnel syndrome is one of the most common nerve entrapments of the upper extremity. It occurs when the median nerve is compressed in the wrist. However, it is not uncommon for compression of the median nerve to occur in several different sites in the forearm. (more…)

Backpack Safety

As a new school year draws near for millions of students across the country, one area that is typically overlooked is basic backpack safety. Read these tips to keep your children safe over the course of the school year.


Ensure Your Student Athletes Are Ready For the Season

For many children, playing sports is an important part of growing up, and that’s a good thing. Sports are a great way for children and adolescents to develop lifelong exercise habits, build relationships and learn teamwork.