Monthly Archives: July 2015

What is Pigmented Villonodular Synovitis?

Pigmented Villonodular Synovitis or PVNS is a condition that causes the synovium to thicken and overgrown. This thin layer of tissue is located internally between the joints and tendons. Inside a healthy, unaffected joint, the synovium is responsible for excreting a minimal amount of fluid to lubricate the cartilage. This improves movement and rotation for… Read more »

Weight Loss Program with Orthopaedic Specialists

Orthopaedic Specialists is offering a wonderful new program to help you lose weight, increase your energy, and get healthier. To learn more about our new weight loss program and ask questions, please consider attending an information session hosted by Dr. Stacie Grossfeld. (You’ll also be treated to free samples, healthy and delicious recipes, convenient grocery shopping lists, and more!)… Read more »

Fighting the Aging Process

The Effects of Fitness on the Aging Process As we age, are there patterns of physical decline? Can those be slowed down or reversed with change in lifestyle? An excellent article was published in the September 2014 volume of the Journal of American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. Dr. Bryan Vopat discussed the common physical changes that occur… Read more »

Does Weight Loss Reduce Joint Stress?

According to the latest medical research, you can reduce joint stress on your body by living a healthy lifestyle along with appropriate weight loss. Reduce Joint Stress By Shedding Pounds “A new study shows that for each pound of body weight loss, there is a 4 pound reduction in joint stress among overweight and obese people with… Read more »