Chronic Back Pain — What Options Are Available?
If you are struggling with back pain in Central Pennsylvania, you’re part of a vast group. Around 80 percent of adults, at some point in their lives, experience back pain. It’s one of the most common contributors to missed work days and job-related disability, according to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS). […]
What You Need to Know About Anterior Hip Replacement Surgery
– Differences Between Posterior and Anterior Hip Replacement Surgery – Preparing for Anterior Hip Replacement Surgery – Recovery After Anterior Hip Replacement Surgery Conditions That Can Lead to Hip Replacement Surgery While Roger’s pain started immediately after a near spill on a slippery, sandy beach, his doctor explained that he had an underlying issue that would have […]
Aches and Pains From Training, or Do You Have a Running Injury?
Running can be one of the most effective ways to directly benefit from exercise. Along with the potential to burn calories and lose weight, running can also benefit the body by improving cardiovascular and cognitive health. Many studies show consistent running can help an individual live a longer life. With a list of positive health […]
Tennis Elbow vs. Golfer’s Elbow Explained
-Causes of Tennis Elbow -Treatment of Tennis Elbow -Tennis Elbow vs Golfers If you’re experiencing regular pain when engaging in activities involving your forearm muscles, tennis elbow may be to blame. However, many patients confuse tennis elbow and golfer’s elbow. Here we will discuss different aspects of tennis elbow that will help you figure out […]
Preventing and Treating Heat Exhaustion
Removing excess heat is a normal function of the human body. This is accomplished by pumping blood close to the skin’s surface, which causes the release of sweat. This usually works, until warmer, humid weather makes it a little harder to do so. When the air becomes warm and moist, the air will absorb a […]
All About Seasonal Allergies & Joint Pain
-Managing seasonal allergies -How to prevent joint pain during allergy season -Food Allergies and joint pain Do seasonal allergies wreak havoc on your body? If so, you’re not alone — many people experience an increase in their allergy symptoms during allergy season, especially when pollen counts are high. For some, symptoms are mild, with sneezing […]
Ice vs. Heat for Injuries: How Do I Know Which Is Best?
Everyone experiences pain. Whether it’s a headache, a torn ligament, a sprained ankle or sore muscles, pain is just a fact of life for many people. Pain is our body’s way of telling us when something is wrong, whether it’s a new injury, a medical condition or the result of a long day on our […]
OIP to collaborate with Captial Area Soccer Association
We are excited to announce our recent collaboration with the Capital Area Soccer Association (CASA) for the Fall 2021 season. CASA is a youth soccer organization in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Its mission is to promote, foster and perpetuate the game of soccer while fostering the physical, mental and emotional growth of area youth through the sport […]
OIP voted Simply the Best in Harrisburg
Orthopedic Institute of Pennsylvania was ONCE AGAIN named SIMPLY THE BEST – in several categories! Simply The Best – Orthopedics Simply the Best – Pain Specialist Clinic Reader’s Choice – Physical Therapist Reader’s Choice – Place to Work Simply the Best is more than an award, it’s a vote of confidence from our patients and […]
OIP Named Best in Cumberland County
The Sentinel readers recently named us the Best Orthopedic Specialist of Cumberland County! Of 62,000 votes from over 4,000 readers, Orthopedic Institute of Pennsylvania earned the top spot. Thank you Cumberland County for your trust in us. Congratulations to all of the ‘Best Of’ Winners – check them all out here.