Articles | OrthoCincy

Articles

Posted On: 10.06.2017 By: Michael Swank, M.D.
Just as an off-the-rack shirt will never fit the same way on any two people, one standard replacement knee joint won’t fit two patients’ knees in exactly the same way, either. OrthoCincy surgeon Michael Swank, M.D., has helped to solve this problem by developing custom joint replacement surgery that can help patients recover faster and go back to...
Posted On: 10.06.2017 By: Vincent J. Sammarco, M.D.
OrthoCincy Physician Vincent J. Sammarco, M.D., has pioneered a breakthrough in the surgical treatment of Charcot Foot Disease that could result in dramatic increases in limb salvage for patients with foot deformities after suffering from neuropathy (loss of feeling). The Axis Charcot Fixation System offers improvements in treatment and outcomes...
Posted On: 10.06.2017 By: Chris Hill, Physical Therapy Director
Regaining normal movement and strength after surgery is a process that begins with physical therapy. Following surgery, patients may be hampered by pain, swelling, and stiffness. Therapy guides them back to normal activity without damaging the surgically repaired area. It’s an essential step in the recovery period. Chris Hill, OrthoCincy Physical...
Posted On: 10.06.2017 By: JOHN B. JACQUEMIN, M.D.
The National Institutes of Health estimates that 80 percent of Americans will suffer from low back pain at some point in their lives. With at least a half dozen providers dedicated to helping patients with back and neck pain, OrthoCincy offers some of the most comprehensive treatment options in the area to ease the discomfort of spinal issues....
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...