Patient Education August 3, 2017

Fibromyalgia: Facts vs. Fiction

Fibromyalgia is a very common condition that affects a multitude of people. In the United States alone it is estimated that nearly three percent of the population is affected by Fibromyalgia. Compared ...

Patient Education August 2, 2017

Opioid-Free Joint Replacement Surgery

Dr. Tom Meade is a leading expert on performing joint replacement surgery without the use of opioids. Learn more about the science behind Coordinated Health’s Rapid Recovery Joint Replacement ...

Patient Education August 2, 2017

Building Stronger Bones

Osteoporosis is a major health concern in the United States. Nearly 44 million Americans suffer from the condition that causes a loss in bone density and consequently results in an increased risk of ...

Patient Education July 27, 2017

Sport Hernias

As a general surgeon one of the most common complaints that patients come to see me with is groin pain. One cause of groin pain is a sports hernia, which develops among those that are very active or ...

Patient Education July 21, 2017

Get Better Brows Without Makeup

Microblading is a wonderful form of permanent make-up that is helping women have the eyebrows they want, without the need for gels or pencils.  It’s actually a form of tattooing that ...

Patient Education July 18, 2017

Ankle Sprains: What You Need to Know

One of the most common injuries in orthopedics is the ankle sprain. Though it’s often seen in athletes, it can also occur in everyday activity as well. This type of injury happens when the foot ...

Patient Education July 12, 2017

How to Choose the Right Sunscreen

While you may want to spend as much time as possible this summer soaking up the sun, you’ll want to protect your skin from dangerous ultraviolet rays. Ultraviolet (UVA) rays have been shown to cause ...

Patient Education July 7, 2017

How to Enjoy Flip Flops Without Hurting Your Feet

Summer is made for certain things. Lemonade, popsicles, the beach and of course a favorite summer staple – flip flops. It’s hard to resist flip flops. They are easy, come in any color, go ...

Patient Education July 5, 2017

Poison Ivy: What You Need to Know

Pennsylvania is home to some beautiful hiking trails, but unfortunately it’s also home to poison ivy, poison sumac and poison oak. Though the plants aren’t really poisonous, they can cause ...