Posts in the ‘Medical’ Category

Living An Active Life on Your Own Terms

As our attention turns from the Sochi Winter Olympics to spring time sports, the month of March offers a great deal for enthusiastic sports fans.  Especially after this particularly difficult winter, many sports fans are anxious to see their favorite pastime back in action.   Baseball has its spring training in Florida and Arizona, college

Dr. James Shaffer featured speaker on shoulder surgery options and benefits

AJRC’s Dr. James Shaffer was the featured speaker at The Highlands of Wyomissing recently, presenting a lunch time discussion on shoulder surgery options and benefits.  The informative presentation was attended by approximately 100 people and concluded with a question and answer session.  You can view Dr. Shaffer’s presentation on our YouTube channel. If you would

Dr. James Shaffer discusses shoulder replacement surgery

Dr. James Shaffer, AJRC’s upper extremity care surgeon, was recently featured in a Healthbreak video segment, briefly speaking about shoulder replacement surgery and its benefits.  You can view the video by clicking through to our YouTube channel. In wellness, Arthritis & Joint Replacement Center of Reading      

A Round of Golf: Exercise in Plain Sight

Golf tends to have a reputation as a leisurely-paced sport. You may find, however, that once you begin playing regularly, golf is a far greater workout than you ever anticipated! The truth is that professional golf players devote quite a bit of time to their physical and mental wellbeing to play at their personal best.

Award-Winning Care

Did  you know that Dr. Terefenko performs the majority of his knee and hip replacement surgery at the Surgical Institute of Reading, just named to America’s 100 Best Specialty Care Hospitals in Joint Replacement as well as the 2014 Joint Replacement Excellence Award*?  The Joint Replacement Excellence Award recognizes hospitals for superior outcomes in knee and

30 Simulated Years of Wear Performance

The brightest minds at orthopedic medical technology company Smith & Nephew have worked for years to minimize concerns about a leading cause of knee replacement failure – implant wear. While scientific literature indicates knee replacements should be expected to last 10 to 15 years before wear becomes an issue, Smith & Nephew has always thought

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