Posts Tagged ‘orthopaedics’

Ready to Ski and Snowboard?

Wednesday, November 6th, 2013

Before you hit the slopes for ski and snow boarding season, make sure you are ready and conditioned. Join Dr. Bruce Hamilton-Dick, Medical Director of Sports Medicine at St. Mary’s Center for Orthopaedics, and Athletic Trainer, Jeff Eckhouse for a small group training session. You will be doing floor exercise activities, so please wear something comfortable and appropriate gym shoes. Two sessions will be held on at the Lepage Conference Center at 99 Campus Avenue in Lewiston, Maine on Wednesday, November 20, 2013. The beginner’s session will be held at 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm. For individuals with more experience, join us from 6:45 pm to 7:45 pm. Each session is limited to ten participants to maximize the training benefits. To register for this free session, please call 777- 8481.

St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center Designated an Aetna Institute of Quality® Orthopedic Care Facility

Thursday, May 16th, 2013

St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center’s Joint Replacement Center has been designated an Aetna Institute of Quality® Orthopedic Care Facility for total joint replacement.

Aetna makes information about the quality and cost of health care services available to its members to help them make informed decisions about their health care needs. In line with this goal, Aetna recognizes hospitals and facilities in its network that offer specialized clinical services for certain health conditions. Facilities are selected for consistently delivering evidence-based, safe care.

“St. Mary’s Center for Joint Replacement is dedicated to changing people’s lives through the process of joint replacement,” said Wayne Moody, MD, the Center’s Medical Director. “This designation from Aetna confirms the quality of care we’re delivering to our patients.”

St. Mary’s Center for Joint replacement works in partnership with St. Mary’s Center for Orthopaedics. Services include hip, knee, shoulder, and ankle replacement, kyphoplasty, arthroscopy, surgery, fracture care, and sports medicine.

For more information please visit www.stmarysmaine.com or call (207) 333-4700. St. Mary’s Center for Joint Replacement at St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center is located at 93 Campus Avenue in Lewiston, Maine.

Don’t Let Knee Pain Stop You!

Friday, January 11th, 2013

If knee pain is keeping you from skiing, running, playing tennis, or enjoying any of your favorite sports, join Bruce Hamilton-Dick, MD, FACSM an Orthopaedic surgeon with St. Mary’s Center for Orthopaedics, for a free seminar about athletic related knee injuries. Dr. Hamilton Dick will explain ways to prevent knee injuries, signs of a serious knee injury, and treatment options.

Dr. Hamilton-Dick has an extensive background in sports medicine, including an Orthopaedic fellowship consultant to the Boston Red Sox and Worcester Ice Cats professional hockey club. He was also Director of Sports Medicine for the U.S. Olympic Field Hockey Association during the 1996 Summer Olympic Games in Atlanta, Georgia and the Director of Sports Medicine at the University of Connecticut.

This free presentation will take place on Tuesday, January 22, 2013 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. The event will be held in the Lepage Large Conference Room at 99 Campus Avenue in Lewiston.

Seating is limited so please call 777-8481 to reserve your spot today!

What’s New in Knee Surgery? Plenty!

Friday, October 12th, 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
10/12/12

Come to a presentation by Dr. David Wexler of St. Mary’s Center for Orthopaedics on Wednesday, November 7, 2012 from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm in Lepage Large Conference Room, 99 Campus Avenue, Lewiston.

Dr. Wexler will discuss new technology and procedures that cause less trauma during surgery and leads to a faster recovery. He’ll also talk about how knee replacements last much longer than replacements made just a decade ago. Plus, you’ll have a chance to ask your questions.

Dr. Wexler earned his medical degree at St. Bartholomew’s Hospital Medical School, University Of London in London, United Kingdom. He completed a fellowship in foot and ankle surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Arizona. For the past 10 years he worked at Northern Penobscot Orthopaedics, Millinocket Regional Hospital in Millinocket.

During his 23 years as a surgeon, Dr. Wexler’s training has included various subspecialties providing a broad experience. His main focus at St. Mary’s Center for Orthopaedics is lower limb joint reconstruction including hip, knee, and ankle replacement.

Seating for his presentation is limited so please call 777-8481 to reserve your spot today.

Winter Running

Monday, September 10th, 2012

FREE PRESENTATION

WINTER RUNNING

Prevent injury with proper conditioning and footwear.

Dr.  Hamilton-Dick, orthopaedic surgeon, will speak about how to condition yourself to prevent injuries in the cold weather.  A representative from Lamey Wellehan will talk about the proper footwear for running in winter and finding the right fit.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 2
5:30 – 7:30 P.M.

Lepage Conference Center
99 Campus Avenue, Lewiston

Seating is limited.  Light refreshments will be served.
Please call to reserve your spot:

777-8481

Sponsored by: St. Mary’s Center for Orthopaedics                          Co-Sponsored by Lamey Wellehan 

                                 

What’s New in Knee Surgery? Lots!

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
3/30/12

Come to a presentation by Dr. David Wexler of St. Mary’s Center for Orthopaedics on Thursday, April 19, 2012 from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm in the Bank of America Room, Women’s Health Pavilion, 330 Sabattus St. in Lewiston.

Dr. Wexler will discuss new technology and procedures that cause less trauma during surgery and leads to a faster recovery. He’ll also talk about how knee replacements last much longer than replacements made just a decade ago. Plus, you’ll have a chance to ask your questions.

Dr. Wexler earned his medical degree at St. Bartholomew’s Hospital Medical School, University Of London in London, United Kingdom. He completed a fellowship in foot and ankle surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Arizona. For the past 10 years he worked at Northern Penobscot Orthopaedics, Millinocket Regional Hospital in Millinocket.

During his 23 years as a surgeon, Dr. Wexler’s training has included various subspecialties providing a broad experience. His main focus at St. Mary’s Center for Orthopaedics is lower limb joint reconstruction including hip, knee, and ankle replacement.

Seating for his presentation is limited so please call 777-8481 to reserve your spot today.