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Joint Pain Exacerbated During COVID-19 Pandemic

Joint Pain Exacerbated During COVID-19 Pandemic

June 15, 2021

 

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Dr. Richard Berger, M.D., a world-renowned orthopedic surgeon at Midwest Orthopedics at Rush and assistant professor at Rush University Medical Center, Chicago again joins eHealth Radio and the Orthopedic & Health News Channels. The pioneer of a minimally invasive technique, Dr. Berger was the first in the world to perform outpatient hip and knee replacement surgery and has done over 12,000 surgeries -- more than any other surgeon.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Dr. Richard Berger discuss the following:

  1. As an orthopedic surgeon, what trends have you been seeing with your patients during the pandemic?
  2. What can be done to offset joint pain? For listeners who are working from home and moving less …what recommendations do you have?
  3. ​I know that the pandemic has also led to patients putting off medical treatment or postponing surgeries, such as joint replacement. Can you tell us more about this?
  4. What message do you have to people who are delaying their care?
  5. For patients who are still putting off surgery, what would you say to them to ease their concerns? Why is now the time to get surgery?

Richard Berger, M.D., is a world-renowned orthopedic surgeon at Midwest Orthopedics at Rush and assistant professor at Rush University Medical Center, Chicago. He pioneered a minimally invasive hip and knee replacement that allows for a quicker and less painful recovery than traditional joint replacement. He also was the first in the world to perform outpatient hip and knee replacement surgery and has done over 12,000 surgeries -- more than any other surgeon. Patients come from all the world to have surgery from Dr. Berger, and they include elite athletes, politicians and celebrities.

 

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Website: https://outpatienthipandknee.com

Social Media Links:
Facebook: facebook.com/DrRichardBerger 
Instagram: instagram.com/drrichardberger 
Twitter: @DrRichBerger 

The Future of Medicine is Now: Why one orthopedic surgeon is embracing telehealth

The Future of Medicine is Now: Why one orthopedic surgeon is embracing telehealth

June 5, 2021

 

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Dr. Richard Berger, M.D., a world-renowned orthopedic surgeon at Midwest Orthopedics at Rush and assistant professor at Rush University Medical Center, Chicago joins eHealth Radio and the Orthopedic & Tele-medicine Channels. The pioneer of a minimally invasive technique, Dr. Berger was the first in the world to perform outpatient hip and knee replacement surgery and has done over 12,000 surgeries -- more than any other surgeon.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Dr. Richard Berger discuss the following:

  1. Can you tell us about your background? What got you started in orthopedics? What makes your approach to joint replacement unique? Who are the patients that you are normally seeing?
  2. During the pandemic, many physicians quickly pivoted to tele-health to continue seeing patients. Can you discuss this shift how it has affected your work with patients?
  3. Would you say that tele-health has allowed you to interact with patients in ways that you could not previously?
  4. How has tele-health led to greater convenience for your patients?
  5. Do you think that embracing tele-health during the pandemic led to greater success for you and your patients? Is Tele-health here to stay?

Richard Berger, M.D., is a world-renowned orthopedic surgeon at Midwest Orthopedics at Rush and assistant professor at Rush University Medical Center, Chicago. He pioneered a minimally invasive hip and knee replacement that allows for a quicker and less painful recovery than traditional joint replacement. He also was the first in the world to perform outpatient hip and knee replacement surgery and has done over 12,000 surgeries -- more than any other surgeon. Patients come from all the world to have surgery from Dr. Berger, and they include elite athletes, politicians and celebrities.

 

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Website: https://outpatienthipandknee.com

Social Media Links:
Facebook: facebook.com/DrRichardBerger 
Instagram: instagram.com/drrichardberger 
Twitter: @DrRichBerger 

G2 Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, Here to Help Find Your Customized Treatment Plan

G2 Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, Here to Help Find Your Customized Treatment Plan

November 12, 2019

 

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Dr. Vic Goradia, a nationally known expert in arthroscopic surgery, sports medicine, joint replacement and regenerative medicine with a focus on shoulder and knee conditions joins eHealth Radio and the Health News and Orthopedic Channels. 

Dr. Vic has developed his own surgical technique known as Preserve ACL Surgery and is one of a handful of surgeons in the U.S. offering this procedure. He is the leading orthopedic surgeon at G2 Orthopedics and Sports Medicine with locations in the West End and Midlothian.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Vic Goradia discuss the following:

  1. What are the most common types of knee surgery?
  2. Are there treatment options that can used to avoid surgery?
  3. A complete knee replacement sounds like a big operation. Have there been an advances for this type of surgery?
  4. Which sports knee injuries require surgery?
  5. We hear about athletes tearing their ACL and needing surgery that keeps them out from playing for a year or longer. Do you offer any options to get athletes and others back faster after an ACL injury?

Vipool K. "Vic" Goradia, MD is a nationally known, board-certified orthopedic surgeon who began practicing in Richmond, VA in 2001. Dr. Goradia completed a fellowship in sports medicine, arthroscopy and knee & shoulder reconstructive surgery in 1999 at MedStar Union Memorial Sports Medicine Clinic in Baltimore, MD.

Dr. Goradia is an expert in the knee, shoulder, elbow, sports medicine, arthroscopy, and joint replacement. He also has a special focus on regenerative medicine including stem cell, PRP and Lipogems® injections. In many cases, these treatments can be combined with surgery to provide better results or use instead of surgery. He’s also worked in a laboratory setting to develop his own surgical technique known as the PRESERVE ACL Surgery which is performed arthroscopically on an outpatient basis.

Dr. Goradia has taught many courses and has lectured extensively to orthopedic surgeons across the U.S. and in other countries on topics related to knee and shoulder surgery. He has numerous publications on topics related to knee, ACL injuries, shoulder, rotator cuff, and elbow conditions. He is a Past Associate Editor for the Journal of Arthroscopy and has been chairman of several committees for the Arthroscopy Association of North America.

Dr. Goradia's philosophy is to diagnose patients early and to provide the best treatment options for each individual patient. In many cases non-surgical treatments are available. If surgery is needed, Dr. Goradia offers the latest technology available. He was recently named one of the top 3 orthopedic surgeons in Richmond, Virginia for 2019 by Three Best Rated.

 

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Website: g2orthopedics.com

Social Media Links:
Facebook: facebook.com/g2orthopedicsandsportsmedicine 
Twitter: @g2orthopedics

Surgeon turned author on balancing your ART with your JOB

Surgeon turned author on balancing your ART with your JOB

April 27, 2019

 

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Leo Rozmaryn, MD, is a reconstructive hand and microvascular surgeon and author of the Jewish historical fiction novel Lone Soldier, an epic tale of romance, mistaken identity, war and politics all set against the backdrop of the tensions between the U.S. and Israel during the early 1970’s joins eHealth Radio and the Health News Channel.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Leo Rozmaryn discuss the following:

  1. Tell us about your novel, Lone Soldier. What is it all about?
  2. It says you wove together real-life historical facts with fiction. What was that process like for you?
  3. You worked on your novel for five years - what kept you going that long? What kept you motivated?
  4. But besides being an author, you are also an orthopedic surgeon. Tell us what made you interested in writing?
  5. What advice do you have to others who may be interested in using writing as an escape from a busy, stressful job?

Leo M Rozmaryn, M.D., is the author of the Jewish historical fiction novel Lone Soldier, an epic tale of romance, mistaken identity, war and politics all set against the backdrop of the tensions between the U.S. and Israel during the early 1970’s. Dr. Rozmaryn is also a reconstructive hand and microvascular surgeon by trade. A native of New York City, Dr. Rozmaryn graduated from Queens College in 1977, and later received an MD from Columbia University. Dr. Rozmaryn has a busy private practice in the Washington DC area, and has been selected by Washingtonian Magazine as one of its “Top Doctors” for the past twelve years, and has been cited by the Washington Post and the U.S. News and World Report for professional excellence.

Dr. Rozmaryn grew up in the religious Zionist/Modern Orthodox Jewish community. Besides his medical career, Dr. Rozmaryn has a keen interest in history, especially Middle East history. An avid reader of Jewish and Israeli history and a frequent visitor to Israel after completing high school there, he brings to bear a lifetime of experience and scholarship into the writing of his debut novel.

Dr. Rozmaryn lives with his family in Silver Spring, Maryland.

 

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Website: lonesoldierbook.com

The changing face of medical equipment purchasing

The changing face of medical equipment purchasing

August 8, 2018

 

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Keith Hamilton, the CEO of Mahe Medical USA, who is an engineer by trade & has almost two decades of experience in various manufacturing technologies and supply chain management joins eHealth Radio and the Health News Channel.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Keith Hamilton discuss the following:

  1. What is a commoditized product? Can you give us an example?
  2. Why is healthcare a ripe area for commoditization and selling direct through large organizations like Amazon?
  3. How exactly would this new commoditized purchasing system work? Give us an example of how it helps drive down costs for items.
  4. How do you find the market is reacting to this in your field? What are you hearing?
  5. Where else are we seeing this disruption in the market taking place? Why will it work in healthcare and who are the winners in the end?

 

Keith Hamilton, the CEO & Co-Founder of Mahe Medical USA. Mahe Medical was founded to provide unsurpassed quality commodity orthopedic and trauma products at fair prices. Focusing on the C-Suite Mahe Medical is helping both large and small care providers realize significant savings.

Our factory direct model eliminate unnecessary middle men and US based warehousing eliminates excessive lead times. Mahe Medical’s manufacturing has been in business two decades. Offering close to 10,000 product skews there are few items we don’t have experience producing.

 

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Website: www.mahemedical.com

Platelet Rich Plasma (known as PRP) as a natural treatment for hair loss, orthopedic pain and skin rejuvenation

Platelet Rich Plasma (known as PRP) as a natural treatment for hair loss, orthopedic pain and skin rejuvenation

June 3, 2017

 

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Jennifer Nicholson a Board Certified Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner who owns and operates Youthful Balance Medical Center, an age management and wellness practice located in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida joins eHealth Radio and the Health News & Pain Management Channels.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Jennifer Nicholson discuss the following:

  • What exactly is PRP?
  • What types of ailments or conditions can PRP potentially help with?
  • So you mentioned that PRP can potentially help with hair loss, can you share some more about how that works?
  • You also mentioned that PRP may be beneficial for treating injury or pain..how exactly does PRP help in those instances?
  • For people who are struggling with pain or injury, what else would you recommend in addition to potentially looking into PRP?

 

Jennifer Nicholson is a board certified Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner. She received her Bachelor’s degree in nursing from Florida International University and her Master’s degree in nursing from the Frontier School of Midwifery and Family Nursing. She started her nursing career in 2003 at Miami Children’s Hospital Emergency Department and Trauma Center in Miami, Florida.

Jennifer has a strong background in both men’s and women’s health with a focus on disease prevention, bioidentical hormone optimization, weight loss, health maintenance, exercise and nutrition. She also specializes in the administration of Juvederm, Botox and PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma). Jennifer is committed to providing the utmost patient care by listening to patient’s concerns, symptoms and goals.

 

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Website: www.youthfulbalance.net
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/YouthfulBalanceMed

Master Orthopedic Acupuncturist and Pain Management Specialist

Master Orthopedic Acupuncturist and Pain Management Specialist

November 5, 2015


Dr. Philip Trigiani, Master Orthopedic Acupuncturist, Pain Management Specialist, and Soft Tissue Expert, who oversees an award winning physical medicine acupuncture clinic on the Upper West Side of New York City joins eHealth Radio and the Acupuncture, Orthopedic & Pain Management Channels.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Dr. Philip Trigiani discuss the following:

  • What is acupuncture? Tell us about how you started your career in holistic health and how you came to start the work you currently do at your practice on the Upper West Side.
  • Let's talk more about what to expect from acupuncture if you're a first timer. What does the average visit to your clinic consist of? 
  • Now let's move on to short term and long term benefits. Acupuncture is known to provide relief with several ailments, everything from weight loss problems to depression. What are some of the most common positive changes in health you've noticed in your patients as the result of trying this practice? And where does acupuncture come in handy where Western medicine falls short?
  • With regard to your specialties, you are known for the Trifecta- a combination of acupuncture, massage therapy, and non-chiropractic adjustment? What makes this approach so powerful and could you tell us more about it?
  • I understand "congratulations" are in order, on your recent award win of New York's Best Acupuncture Doctor in this year's OpenCare rankings! You've been receiving rave reviews on everything from Yelp to RateMDs. In a city where people have so many options to choose from, what sets your practice apart?


Duration: 13:01


Philip Trigiani maintains a Doctor of Acupuncture,R.I; a New York State License; is Board Certified; and holds a Clinical Master's Degree from the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine specializing in orthopedic disorders, joint disease, and spinal cord injuries. He is also a graduate of the New York College of Health Professions for Physical Rehabilitation and Pain Management, and has been in patient practice in New York City since 1992.


Website: www.drphiliptrigiani.com

On Your Feet All Day? Advice For Reducing Pain

On Your Feet All Day? Advice For Reducing Pain

October 16, 2015


Dr. Jonathan Oheb, MD, Chief of Orthopedic Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery for the North Valley Orthopedic Institute, an affiliation of Providence Holy Cross Medical Center joins eHealth Radio and the Orthopedic & Pain Management Channels.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Dr. Jonathan Oheb discuss the following:

  • There are many orthopedic issues that active professionals who are employed in professions that require excessive standing, walking, kneeling or overhead work all day may have.  What are some of the most predominant pain related issues?
  • Please describe the type of shoes that should be worn and why. What steps can be taken to prevent workplace repetitive strain injuries?
  • How does being overweight or obese contribute to pain?
  • What type of over the counter medication can be taken and how does it help?


Duration: 8:35


A New York native, Dr. Jonathan Oheb graduated SUNY Binghamton University with degrees in economics and chemistry. With high honors in chemisty and valedictorian honors in economics. Dr. Oheb finished college in 3 years and attained an MBA in 1.5 years also at SUNY Binghamton with high honors.


Dr.Oheb then went on to pursue his true passion in the care of others.  He attended SUNY Upstate Medical University graduating in the top 5% of medical students in the country with AOA honors. He then went on to study Orthopedic Surgery at the prestigious Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City.  During his residency Dr. Oheb had extensive exposure to general orthopedics, orthopedic trauma, and shoulder surgery. Afterwards he completed a hand surgery fellowship at the Oklahoma Hand Surgery Institute.


In addition to his background in general orthopedics, orthopedic trauma, and shoulder surgery, Dr. Oheb has an expertise in the treatment of all hand, wrist and upper extremity injuries, including the operative and nonoperative treatment of broken bones and other injuries.


As an avid body builder he has firsthand knowledge of the physical and mental challenges active individuals face.  Dr. Oheb is currently a candidate member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, the American Society for Surgery of the Hand, as well as the American Association of Hand Surgeons.


Website: www.JonathanOhebMD.com

Women’s Health with Dr. Denise Jagroo

Women’s Health with Dr. Denise Jagroo

July 30, 2015


Dr. Denise Jagroo, Board-Certified Women's Health Specialist in women's health physical therapy who specializes in providing patient-centered treatment for pelvic, obstetric, and orthopedic pain and dysfunction joins eHealth Radio and the Female Health, Orthopedic & Pain Management Channels. She is also the author of the book, "Your Best Pregnancy: The Ultimate Guide to Easing the Aches, Pains and Uncomfortable Side Effects During Each Stage of Your Pregnancy”.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Dr. Denise Jagroo discuss the following:

  • You are one of the only 200 Board-Certified Clinical Specialists in women's health physical therapy in the US. Tell us the story about how you came into this field, as well as your new book, "Your Best Pregnancy".
  • You speak all over the country about all things women's health and rehabilitation with topics that range from pregnancy to pelvic pain to postpartum recovery. What are some of the most common issues your patients encounter, and what are some of the recommendations you have for listeners who may be going through similar issues?
  • I see from your galleries online that you're also an avid athlete and have even completed trialathons! What's your advice to listeners who want to compete in a marathon, or mud run, or any type of an event, but don't know where to start?
  • I've read that you're a big believer in vision board, mantras, and positive psychology. Tell us about any success you've had with this in your own life and how you believe it plays a role in one's mental/emotional health. 
  • In addition to doing all this, you're also committed to the veterans and soldiers community! Tell us a little more about the work you do with that, both inside and outside of your private practice. 


Duration: 15:11


Dr. Denise Jagroo (PT, DPT, MTC, WCS), is a celebrated physical therapist, world renowned speaker, new author, and expert in women’s health issues, with a focus on pelvic physical therapy. In fact, she is one of the only 200 Board Certified Clinical Specialists in Women’s Health Physical Therapy in the country.


Her new book, “Your Best Pregnancy: The Ultimate Guide to Easing the Aches, Pains and Uncomfortable Side Effects During Each Stage of Your Pregnancy” is available now on Amazon.com and BarnesandNoble.com.


Most recognized in the medical community for her national and international speaking engagements, Dr. Jagroo frequently lectures to healthcare providers and clinicians on pelvic health and rehabilitation, including coping with pain, dysfunction, pregnancy, exercise and post-partum recovery.  For several years, her highly attended seminars have attracted thousands of clinicians including obstetricians, nurse practitioners, physician’s assistants, midwives, physical therapists, occupational therapists, athletic trainers, and dietitians. In recent years, she has presented at the National Conference of the American Physical Therapy, where over 10,000 physical therapists attend the conference annually.



Website: www.drjagroo.com

Charles Price, MD, Discusses the Importance of Silicon for Bone Health, and the Silical System

Charles Price, MD, Discusses the Importance of Silicon for Bone Health, and the Silical System

June 1, 2015


Dr. Charles T. Price, MD, the Medical Director for the Institute of Better Bone Health and the creator of the Silical System joins eHealth Radio and the Orthopedic, Nutrition & Health News Channels. Dr. Price is rated as one of America’s top doctors.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Charles T. Price discuss the following:

  • Please tell us a bit about yourself and your background.
  • What are some of the main factors that can affect bone health?
  •  What nutrients are important for better bone health? What are the nutrients people are not getting enough of that they need for bone health? 
  • Can you tell me more about silicon and why it’s so important for bone health?
  • What is Silical? How does the Silical System work?
  • I also know that you have a book with more information about bone health. What’s the book called, and where can listeners get a copy for themselves? (Listen for complimentary offer)


Duration: 11:10


Charles T. Price, MD, is the Medical Director for the Institute of Better Bone Health, and is rated as one of America’s top doctors. He is a pediatric orthopedic surgeon and faculty member of the orthopedic residency program at Orlando Health. He is a Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at Florida State University, College of Medicine. Dr. Price has authored or co-authored over 60 scientific research papers. Dr. Price is also a Certified Sports Nutritionist by the American Sports and Fitness Association.



Website: www.BoneHealthy.com

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