Category: Dr Robert J Snyder MD

What is De Quervain’s Tendinitis?

Robert J. Snyder, MD Recently, I saw a middle-aged female in my practice who complained of pain in her wrist radiating to her thumb. She said that the pain just started one day and that she had been treating it at home for about 2 weeks with Aleve and ice.  She was concerned as she… Read more »

Dr. Robert Snyder Speaks about Knee Replacement at the OSC May Community Lecture

Chronic knee pain is no joke. Don’t avoid enjoyable activities because of pain and lack of function.  Learn about treatment options at our upcoming lecture! The Perfect Solution for your Knee Replacement: A Custom-made Knee Join Dr. Bob Snyder as he discusses both surgical and non-surgical treatment options for some of the most-commonly seen knee… Read more »

Osteophytes:  A Fancy Term, but Simply Bone Spurs

Robert J. Snyder, MD As a busy Orthopaedist, I see many patients in the office, whose main complaint goes something like this, “I have this really sharp pain, when I walk (or insert your activity of choice here).  It hurts so bad, it must be caused by a bone spur”.  Most of those pains are… Read more »

Prevention of Common Football Injuries

Robert J. Snyder, MD It is almost August and many young males across the United States are getting ready for football season to start.  Once considered a seasonal sport, football players of all ages now train for football year round, opening the door wider for injury.  In the NFL, 300 pound men routinely collide with… Read more »

Hamstring Strains

Robert J. Snyder, MD A hamstring strain (or pulled hamstring) is an injury to one or more of the muscles at the back of the thigh. One of the muscles gets extended, overloaded and partially or completely tears. Most hamstring injuries respond well to non-invasive, non-surgical treatment . The hamstring is comprised of three muscles… Read more »

Shoulder Dislocation

Robert J. Snyder, MD The human shoulder is a joint which allows an incredible amount of flexibility and movement.  The shoulder has the most mobility of all of the joints in the body.  This wide range of motion also makes it the joint most vulnerable to dislocation.  Why do shoulders dislocate, how are they treated… Read more »

Arthritis of the Hand

Robert J. Snyder, MD Arthritis can strike anywhere in the body that there is a joint.  However, one of the most challenging places for arthritis to settle is in the joints of the hand and fingers.  We use our hands constantly while we are awake and rely on them to do such varied activities as… Read more »

OSC Former Patient Seeking World Boxing Title

Hometown Friend, Chris Laws, Scheduled for First Professional Boxing Match We are excited to announce that our friend and former patient, Chris Laws, will step into the ring for his first professional fight! Orthopaedic & Spine Center, led by Dr. Robert Snyder, is helping to sponsor Chris as he seeks a World Boxing title.  Chris… Read more »