Entries by Orthopedic Institute

Halloween Safety Tips from Orthopedic Institute

  Enjoying Halloween is all about the preparation. Finding the ideal costume, decorating the house, planning the route, purchasing the candy and decorating the perfect pumpkin. But along with the fun, there are numerous Halloween injuries. Orthopedic Institute would like to help you stay safe this Halloween with expert advice and tips. “Unfortunately, every year […]

Keith Baumgarten M.D. Receives Sports Injury Research Award

Keith Baumgarten M.D. Receives Sports Injury Research Award Keith M. Baumgarten, M.D., an orthopedic surgeon with Orthopedic Institute was awarded the 2014 O’Donoghue Sports Injury Research Award. The prestigious award is given annually to the best overall paper that deals with clinical based research or human in-vivo research. This year’s winning research was entitled “Revision […]

The OI Way: Proven Weight Loss Support for Optimal Joint Health

The numbers are staggering according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention one third of all adult Americans are obese, while the National Institutes of Health state that another third are considered overweight. This condition often leads to serious and chronic health issues, including heart disease, stroke, Type 2 Diabetes and certain types of […]

Acupuncture: An Alternative Treatment for Pain Relief

Wielding a very fine needle, Dr. K.C. Chang locates the precise point and very gently, painlessly, inserts it into the skin. Professionally tapping the specific site within the body’s trouble-some meridian, Dr. Chang’s treatment introduces a stimulation of endorphins through the art of Medical Acupuncture. Used as an alternative treatment option, acupuncture can deliver pain […]