Posts in the ‘Arthritis’ Category

Dr. Shaffer’s “Shoulder Arthritis & Joint Replacement Surgery” presentation

Thank you to everyone who attended Dr. Shaffer’s presentation on “Shoulder Arthritis and Joint Replacement Surgery” this past Saturday at Keystone Villa.  A lot of information was shared and we hope you enjoyed learning about the latest advancements in joint replacement surgery to combat the affects of arthritis. Our thanks to Arthritis Foundation of Eastern

Shoulder pain? Be sure to attend Dr. Shaffer’s presentation next Saturday the 18th

Board certified orthopedic surgeon Dr. James Shaffer will be a featured speaker on the topic of “Shoulder Arthritis and Joint Replacement Surgery” during the Health Summit for Arthritis on Saturday October 18th at Keystone Villa at Fleetwood, 501 Hoch Road, Blandon, PA 19510, from 8:00am to 1:30pm.  Dr. Shaffer will be available to answer your shoulder

Tips for Surviving the Summer While Managing Arthritis

With summer coming quickly around the corner, minds are turning toward parks, cookouts, and outdoor fun under the sun. However, this can be difficult for those suffering from arthritis pain. While everyone prepares for summertime, arthritis sufferers must take extra care to ensure they stay pain-free throughout the season. Fortunately, by following a few easy

Think you need knee surgery? Perhaps not. Read on to learn your options.

Did you know that there are several non-surgical treatment options for arthritis of the knee? For many, these treatments can be very effective and can delay or even prevent the need for surgery. Read on to learn more about nonsurgical options that can help maintain joint mobility, decrease pain, and get you back to doing

May is Arthritis Awareness Month: Why It’s Important to Make It All About You!

While most people think of flowers and cookouts when they think of May, the month also serves an important medical role. As National Arthritis Awareness Month, May is a time to educate people about the risks and difficulties of arthritis pain, as well as its treatment and prevention. Since it’s also a great time of

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