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OIP Doctors Receive Education Awards
We congratulate Dr. DeLuca, Dr. Dahl, & Dr. Himmelwright for being recognized by UPMC Pinnacle for their ongoing contributions to teaching and education in the field of orthopedics. These doctors go the extra mile by offering their expertise to the next generation of doctors. Way to go!
Important OIP Family of Care Provider Update
To Our Family of Care Patients: On May 23, 2020, the seven physicians in the OIP Arlington Division, (Timothy Ackerman, William Beutler, Matthew Espenshade, John Grandrimo, Scott King, Robert Maurer and Walter Peppelman) will no longer be a part of our OIP group practice. They will become employees of a hospital-owned group at UPMC Pinnacle. […]
OIP gives $12,000 to Central Pennsylvania Food Bank
CAMP HILL, Pa. (PA), April 28, 2020- Orthopedic Institute of Pennsylvania’s charitable foundation donated $12,000 to Central Pennsylvania Food Bank in support of the food bank’s effort to distribute healthy, nutritious food to some of the most vulnerable in Central Pa. The donation will supply approximately 70,000 meals to thousands of households and individuals in […]
Chronic Knee Pain: Causes and Treatments
Joint pain is bothersome in any form, but when it becomes chronic, it can be debilitating. Chronic knee pain can make the simplest tasks seem almost impossible. Everything from walking to sitting down can be painful, and coping with chronic knee pain without seeking treatment can make the situation even worse. The knee joints are […]
Avoiding Re-Injuring Your ACL
The acute cruciate ligament (ACL) is a small but mighty part of the human body. Located in the knees, it connects the thigh bone to the shin bone, stabilizing the leg and allowing the shin bone to slide forward smoothly. Tearing this ligament can be both painful and debilitating, and ignoring the injury can lead […]
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Tips for Finding a Job in the Medical Field as a New Graduate
Medical careers are among the fastest-growing occupations in the U.S. Demand for home health aides, personal care aides and physician assistants is expected to grow over 30% by 2028. There’s also a great demand for nurse practitioners, phlebotomists, physical therapist aides and medical assistants, among many others. If you recently graduated from a medical program, […]
Decrease Pain and Recovery Time of Knee Joint Replacements With Mako Robot
Depending on where your arthritis is affecting your knee, a surgeon may recommend either a partial knee replacement or a total knee replacement. With both procedures, the surgeon replaces the damaged or diseased joint with an artificial implant to restore function and relieve pain. Stryker, a medical technology company based out of Kalamazoo, Michigan, has […]
Cervical Fusion vs. Disc Replacement
Neck pain is never easy to live with. Any pain in the back or neck can make daily activities difficult. About 80% of people will experience neck pain in their lifetime, and up to half of them cope with this ailment every year. While neck discomfort is rarely a sign of a serious condition and […]