Posts Tagged ‘St. Mary’s Center for Orthopaedics’

Get Faster, Stronger, and More Powerful

Wednesday, June 26th, 2013

Be the best athlete you can be and prevent personal injury. Join the care team at St. Mary’s Center for Orthopaedics for a free presentation on strength and conditioning. Strength and conditioning helps to increase speed, agility, and overall power. During this presentation, you will learn about the role of strength training as a part of your total health, training techniques, and setting and achieving goals. Leading the program will be Bruce Hamilton Dick, MD and Kelly Hilton, ATC from St. Mary’s Center for Orthopaedics and Jeff Eckhouse, a personal trainer from Mobile Fitness.

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, July 16, 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 777-8458 to reserve your spot today!

Think Spring! (Spring Biking, That is!)

Friday, February 15th, 2013

Before you hit the pavement or the back woods trails, make sure you and your bike are ready for the ride.

Join Dr. Bruce Hamilton Dick, a Sports Medicine expert from St. Mary’s Center for Orthopaedics as he explains how to train and condition yourself for “biking season.”

Dr. Hamilton-Dick has an extensive background both as an athlete and in sports medicine. He was a nationally ranked triathlete, working with Ben Serotta at the Serotta International Cycling Institute. He has also worked with athletes in the U.S. Olympic Field Hockey Association, the Boston Red Sox, and the Worcester Ice Cats professional hockey club.
John Grenier from Rainbow Bicycle on Lisbon Street in Lewiston will be on hand to answer your questions about biking. He’ll even bring a couple of bikes and discuss how to choose the best type for you!

This free presentation will take place on Tuesday, March 5, 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!

The event is sponsored by St. Mary’s Center for Orthopaedics and Rainbow Bicycle.

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.

New Orthopaedist Joins St. Mary’s Center for Orthopaedics

Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
2/24/12

St. Mary’s Center for Orthopaedics welcomes David Wexler, MD, FRCS (Tr&Orth). Dr. Wexler’s expertise in the lower extremities compliment the Center’s renown total joint replacement specialist, Wayne Moody, MD.

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 included various subspecialties providing a broad experience. His main focus now is lower limb joint reconstruction including hip, knee, and ankle replacements but he can meet the needs of patients with a variety of orthopaedic conditions.

“We’re so pleased to have Dr. Wexler on our team,” said Dr. Moody. “He adds to our current services and expands our ability to care for additional patients. We are fortunate to have Dr. Wexler joining the Lewiston/Auburn community.”

St. Mary’s Center for Orthopaedics is located on the second floor at 2 Great Falls Plaza in Auburn. You may reach them at
207- 333-4710.