Category: Dr Robert J Snyder MD

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 »

September’s Lecture Features Dr. Bob Snyder Speaking About Treatments for Knee Pain

  Patient Specific Knee Replacement:  Lifelong Options for Pain Relief Join Dr. Bob Snyder as he discusses both surgical and non-surgical treatment options for some of the most-commonly seen knee problems.  Learn about Dr. Snyder’s personal experience with the ConforMIS Knee Resurfacing System and why he prefers it for his own patients.  Bring all of… Read more »

If you Have Bunions, Thank Your Parents!

Robert J. Snyder, MD Bunions are one of the most common foot problems and thousands of people seek treatment annually for this mostly inherited condition. Bunions occur when a person’s big toe is pushed towards the remaining toes, causing the joint of the big toe to swell and protrude outward at the base of the… Read more »

The Evolution of Knee Replacement

by Robert J. Snyder, MD The era of modern knee replacement began in the 1970’s with condylar knees.  Fixed and mobile bearing knees evolved and since then, knee replacement manufacturers have added their own proprietary changes. However, basically all mass-produced knee replacements are very similar in that they try to accommodate all patients, male and… Read more »

Why do I get Muscle Cramps?

by Robert J. Snyder, MD Anyone who has ever had a Charley Horse or calf cramp knows that it can be extremely painful and can leave you sore for days afterwards.  As an Orthopaedic physician, I treat a wide variety of musculoskeletal problems.  Occasionally, I will see a person who complains of muscle cramping and… Read more »

November’s OSC Community Lecture Features Dr. Snyder and Patient Specific Knee Replacement

Patient Specific Knee Replacement: Life-long Options for Pain Relief Join Dr. Bob Snyder as he discusses both non-surgical and surgical treatment options for some of the most commonly seen knee problems, including arthritis. Learn about Dr. Snyder’s personal experience with the ConforMIS Knee Resurfacing System and why he prefers it for his own patients. Bring… Read more »