Deciding when the time is right to have joint replacement surgery can be a difficult decision to make. Dr. Sumon Nandi, a board certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in hip and knee replacements at New England Baptist Hospital has some helpful advice for anyone considering a joint replacement.
September 24 marks the official opening of a new world-class orthopedic facility bordering Dedham and Westwood, operated in partnership between New England Baptist Hospital, its physicians and Shields Health Care Group. The 66,000 square foot facility, “The New England Baptist Outpatient Care Center in Partnership with Shields Health Care Group”, is designed to meet the full range of patients’ orthopedic needs.
With summer over, many of us are getting back to work and school routines, which may mean long hours sitting behind a desk. While there is no strong science behind prevention strategies, Dr. Carol Hartigan, a physiatrist (medical expert in physical medicine and rehabilitation) at NEBH has some tips to help keep you comfortable while at your desk.
New England Baptist Hospital (NEBH) was a proud sponsor of the annual Boston Heart Walk on September 7, 2013. A fundraising effort at the hospital along with the NEBH walking team of over 50 members, led by Dr. Frederic Basilico, Chair of the Department of Medicine and Chief of Cardiology, raised over $11,000 to support the American Heart Association.
Tennis and golf are terrific summer sports that provide many health benefits. However, like anything that is not done properly, they can easily result in injuries. NEBH orthopedic surgeon Dr. Jeffrey Zilberfarb, who specializes in sports medicine, has a few tips to help prevent the most common injuries.