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Archive for August 2008

Scoping out the Situation: Understanding the Knee & Arthroscopy

Commonly called a knee scope, this minimally invasive surgery allows an orthopedic surgeon to diagnose and treat a variety of knee disorders. So, if you have persistent pain, catching or swelling in your knee, an arhroscopy may be just what the doctor orders.

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Written by Brooks Juneau

August 25, 2008 at 4:14 pm

Posted in Knee

In Celebration of Our Patient’s Success: A Time To Trust

When it comes to your health, finding professionals you can trust may seem like a daunting task. However, when pain interfered with her livelihood, Debbie Melchiorre had no other choice.

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Written by Brooks Juneau

August 25, 2008 at 4:12 pm

Saluting Our Staff: Ryan Vinson, MPT

After reading our March issue of HealthQuest Inter@ctive, Debbie Melchiorre called to nominate her physical therapist, Ryan Vinson, MPT. Debbie explains, “I’m so grateful for Ryan. He gave me my life back. He gave me the strength to handle my knee replacement. After my surgery, I was so worried I was going to get a blood clot or an infection. He would always check it out for me. I can’t put into words.”

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Written by Brooks Juneau

August 25, 2008 at 4:10 pm

Posted in Staff

Physical Therapy: Q&A

Question:
I have reluctantly agreed to schedule knee replacement surgery in the fall. I understand the need for physical therapy after, but why would my doctor prescribe physical therapy before the surgery?

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Written by Brooks Juneau

August 25, 2008 at 4:08 pm