We are hosting our 4th Annual Food Drive! New Hampshire Orthopaedic Center is participating again in collecting donations for the NH Food Bank. Please feel free to come by one of our offices between November 7th and January 2nd if you would like to help by making a donation. THANK YOU!
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Orthopaedic surgeons strongly recommend a regular exercise program to promote musculoskeletal health. An ideal exercise is one that is aerobic, strengthens the core as well as all four extremities, improves balance, is low impact, reasonably safe, and is able to be performed throughout life. The sport of hiking fulfills all the above criteria. It is […]
THANK YOU AGAIN! New Hampshire Union Leader’s annual Readers’ Choice awards has listed New Hampshire Orthopaedic Center best orthopaedic office in New Hampshire for 2014! Thank you to everyone who voted!!
Need to earn CME credits and looking for a seminar to join? Attend the New Hampshire Musculoskeletal Institute’s 21st Annual Symposium and earn up to 6 Contact Hours and 1 CME credit. James Vailas, MD and Vladimir Sinkov, MD from New Hampshire Orthopaedic Center will be among the six speakers participating in this great event. Click here […]
MRI: Not the Whole Story William P. Rix, MD MRI is an imaging tool commonly used by orthopedists in making a diagnosis in patients with musculoskeletal complaints. It is frequently mentioned in the media when professional athletes are injured: “Major League Baseball pitcher John Smith’s production has fallen over the past few games. MRI of […]
There are two types of heel pain that send patients to the orthopedist: back of the heel pain (Achilles Tendinitis or AT) and bottom of the heel pain (Plantar Fasciitis or PF). The symptoms in both conditions are similar: first step, or start up, pain after getting out of bed in the morning and pain […]
Don’t miss out on your FREE Sports Physical before Spring arrives! We have teamed up with NHMI and Safe Sports Network (http://www.nhmi.net/) again and will be hosting free sports physicals in our Bedford office on Thursday March 2oth, please arrive between 5:30 and 6:30pm. Click the image below to be linked to the registration form. You […]
Knee Cap Pain Knee pain is a common complaint in patients presenting to the orthopedist. The kneecap is often the culprit. To understand why this bone plays such a prominent role in knee pain, a review of anatomy is in order. The knee cap, known as the patella, is a fig newton size bone, triangular […]
Recommended: A Healthy Orthopaedic Lifestyle Strains, sprains, overuse injuries, fractures, and arthritis: it`s a rare person who has not experienced one of these orthopaedic problems. Practicing good orthopaedic health habits can minimize the risk of incurring one or more of these common musculoskeletal conditions. Exercise Strong muscles protect our joints from injury by absorbing the […]
Hip girdle pain is defined as pain in the buttock that radiates into the thigh. It is a common problem, particularly in the older person. Although there are many possible causes of this condition, most are found to be degenerative disease of the hip joint (osteoarthritis), the lumbar spine (facet arthritis, lumbar stenosis) or the […]