Posts Tagged ‘Orthopedic Surgery’


Comfort Comes First at St.Vincent Carmel Hospital

Posted: 02/20/2012 by St.Vincent Editorial Staff

Comfort is crucial when recovering from an orthopedic condition, injury, or surgery. In addition to being nationally recognized for its excellent care, the orthopedic unit at St.Vincent Carmel provides patients with a uniquely … Read more


New Database Could Revolutionize Scoliosis Treatment

Posted: 11/09/2010 by St.Vincent Editorial Staff

Scolisoft — an international online database for scoliosis cases — is the brainchild of Vincent Arlet, M.D., a spine surgeon with the University of Virginia School of Medicine. According to Dr Arlet, Scolisoft could potentially change the … Read more


Ask The Experts: How To Avoid Athletic Injuries

Posted: 11/04/2010 by St.Vincent Editorial Staff

Athletes are at a higher risk for orthopedic problems than the general population — even if they don”t play contact sports. Dr. Steven Ahlfeld, an orthopedic surgeon at St.Vincent Carmel Hospital and a casino jameshallison team physician for the … Read more


Healthy Vitamin D Levels Crucial to Healing After Orthopedic Surgery

Posted: 10/26/2010 by St.Vincent Editorial Staff

Patients need healthy vitamin D levels to heal properly following orthopedic surgery. Yet, in a recent study published in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, 43 percent of patients scheduled to undergo surgery had insufficient levels of … Read more

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Healing is a Two-Way Street

Posted: 06/28/2010 by medicineandmovement

Orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Norman Mindrebo, and his patient, Allen Hoey, forge a relationship based on collaboration—the perfect chemistry for … Read more