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Posted On: 04.11.2017 By: R. Michael Greiwe, MD
Brady Smith, 13 isn't sure why he fell of the bicycle, but he certainly remembers the date: June 3, 2015.  He shattered his right elbow that day, ruined his summer vacation and started a journey driven by determination and six words:  "I want to play the violin." R. Michael Greiwe, M.D., was called while Brady was at Commonwealth Orthopaedic...
Posted On: 04.11.2017 By: R. Michael Greiwe, MD
Brady Smith, 13 isn't sure why he fell of the bicycle, but he certainly remembers the date: June 3, 2015.  He shattered his right elbow that day, ruined his summer vacation and started a journey driven by determination and six words:  "I want to play the violin." R. Michael Greiwe, M.D., was called while Brady was at Commonwealth Orthopaedic...
Posted On: 04.11.2017 By: Michael D. O'Brien, MD
Vast technological improvements have dramatically altered orthopaedic medicine since the early days of Dr. Michael D. O'Brien's practice.  He mastered state-of-the-art techniques and embraced advancements that were yet unimagined when he launched his career in 1980.  Most notably, he witnessed the advent of the MRI scanner, the development of the...
Posted On: 04.11.2017 By: Nicholas T. Gates, MD
Dance is sport and art - and getting an injured dancer back to performing can be tricky.  Here's why: Competitive pressure to "stay with the dance" translates into a hesitancy to seek help.  Immediate access to care during practice and performance is rare except at professional levels. Dancers require freedom of motion.  Traditional bracing...
Posted On: 04.11.2017 By: Nicholas T. Gates, MD
When classical, competition and team dancers get hurt, they are more likely to push through pain than other athletes.  Such reluctance to seek help is due to several unique factors, yet all of these challenges are addressed by the health care offered by orthopaedic foot and ankle specialist Nicholas T. Gates, M.D. Particular Injuries Ballet...