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Sever’s Disease – A Real Pain in the Heel

Boyd W. Haynes III, MD I recently had an employee tell me that her friend’s grandson had been complaining of horrible heel pain.  She said that he was around 12 years old, played football and that his pain was so bad it caused him to cry and walk around on his tiptoes.  Of course, everyone… Read more »

OSC Sponsors a Dazzling Variety of Holiday Specials on WHRO Public TV

For your viewing pleasure, Orthopaedic & Spine Center is partnering with WHRO Public Television to bring you a spectacular line-up of Holiday Special Programming. We’ve provided you a list of all the specials, with dates and times, so you won’t miss any of the fun!  Join us for: Great Performances: Holiday Inn – The New… Read more »

Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders

Mark W. McFarland, DO Workplace injuries are very common, no matter how careful and mindful a worker or an employer may be. Work-related Musculoskeletal Disorders (WMSDs) are the largest category of workplace injuries. They occur frequently and are a very expensive problem for employees and companies across the country.  WMSDs are a group of painful… Read more »

Why is Proper Posture Important?

We are addicted to technology: we spend hours at our desks, maintaining improper posture. We bend our necks and slouch while texting or looking at our smart phones. We slump into the comfy couch while playing video games. The amount of time we spend sitting at home, work, and during transit is affecting our posture…. Read more »

March’s Community Lecture: Effective Treatments for Shoulder Pain

Join Dr. Martin Coleman as he discusses different shoulder conditions (arthritis, bursitis, rotator cuff tears, labrum tears, impingement and more), the causes, symptoms and treatments for each.  Learn how almost any shoulder problem can be addressed successfully, either with conservative treatment or with advanced surgical techniques.  Come to the lecture with your questions ready for… Read more »

OSC Closed for Christmas Holiday – Monday, December 26th

OSC and the OSC Physical Therapy Center will be closed on Monday, December 26th, to allow our Physicians, Therapists and staff time to celebrate the holidays with their families.  We will re-open on Tuesday, December 27th at 8:00 AM. If you need a prescription refill, paperwork or a referral, please call us today, so that we… Read more »

Knee Resurfacing, aka Partial Knee Replacement, vs. Total Knee Replacement

by Boyd W. Haynes III, MD As an Orthopaedic Surgeon, I am often asked to compare and contrast the pros and cons of one surgical procedure over another and to make recommendations for patients regarding which treatment option would be the most appropriate for their certain condition.  This regularly happens when patients with knee pain… Read more »