Latest Joel Buchalter Stories

2013-10-29 23:34:07

Orthopaedic specialist Dr. Joel Buchalter with Somers Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine Group, offers tips about the benefits of anterior hip replacement with the Hana table. Carmel, NY (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 Living with constant hip pain can literally drag you down, causing once-active people to live more sedentary lives. But anterior hip replacement surgery, a minimally invasive option typically performed on a unique device known as a Hana orthopedic table, has made this form...

2013-10-22 23:30:52

According to Joel S. Buchalter, MD, FAAOS and Douglas J. Fauser, MD, FAAOS, with Somers Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine Group, research highlights why seeking total knee replacement can be a valuable decision for those with diseased and damaged knee joints that cause chronic pain and dysfunction. Carmel, NY (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 Recent studies on total knee replacement (TKR) surgery indicate the procedure pays off in important ways in both the wallet and the bedroom. The...

2013-02-21 23:02:22

Dr. Joel Buchalter offers tips for preventing Osteomalacia Carmel, NY (PRWEB) February 21, 2013 While osteomalacia is not well known, seniors should pay special attention to this easily preventable disease. Osteomalacia is a softening of the bones that is often caused by a vitamin D deficiency. In children, this condition is called rickets. “Osteomalacia is not the same as osteoporosis, another bone disorder that can also lead to fractures,” says Dr. Joel Buchalter, founding...

2012-12-14 05:03:51

Choosing partial or total knee replacement today. Carmel, NY (PRWEB) December 13, 2012 Knee replacement surgery has come a long way since it was first performed in 1968. More than 600,000 knee replacements are performed each year in the United States, according to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, a division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Improvements in materials and advances in surgical techniques have led to better outcomes for patients: faster...

2012-07-10 23:01:39

Orthopaedist Dr. Joel Buchalter recommends extreme fitness for extreme endurance events. Carmel, NY (PRWEB) July 10, 2012 They have names like Warrior Dash, Spartan Race and Tough Mudder. They represent a new type of team endurance challenge that burst on the scene just a few years ago and has grown explosively. The Outdoor Industry Association reports an 85% increase in extreme event participation from 2006 to 2010. Tough Mudder, an adventure sports company established in 2010, regularly...

2011-12-17 08:00:00

Drs. Douglas Fauser, Joel Buchalter, Victor Khabie and Jason Melnick, all of Somers Orthoapedic Surgery & Sports Medicine in Carmel, NY, have been ranked among the top physicians in the nation based on patient reviews. Carmel, NY (PRWEB) December 17, 2011 A select few physicians from across the United States were honored with the prestigious 2011 Patients' Choice Award, and this year they include Dr. Douglas Fauser, Dr. Joel Buchalter, Dr. Victor Khabie and Dr. Jason Melnick, all of...

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