Orthopedics

Whether you’re doing heavy squats in the gym or just going about your daily routine, chances are you’re going to experience back pain at some point in your life. This is most commonly the result of a bulging or herniated disc and although symptoms worsen with age, its progression can be slowed or even prevented. Sports medicine experts at Atlantic Sports Health recommend daily stretching and low-impact exercises, such as yoga or Pilates, to strengthen the lumbar region of the spine. Watch a video to learn more >




Orthopedics Programs and Screenings


Education and prevention can keep you and your loved ones healthy. We invite you to take advantage of the programs, support groups and screenings available. Adults 65 and older who are looking to stay well with age may benefit from events labeled “New Vitality.”

Joint Replacement Education Sessions
Learn about total joint replacement surgeries available at Newton Medical Center. Our certified instructors will cover pre-surgical education and exercise, as well as pain management and post-operative planning and recovery. No appointment necessary.
First Wednesday of the month, Noon to 2:00pm
Newton Medical Center, Romano Conference and Education Center, Room 100
Broadcast to Milford Health & Wellness via video conference
For more information and to register for the in-person class, please call 1-800-247-9580.
For more information about the video conference, call 1-800-247-9580.


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Could Neck-Strengthening Prevent Some Concussions?

SUNDAY, Jan. 20, 2019 -- Boosting athletes' neck strength in the off season might reduce their concussion risk in sports such as football and soccer, researchers say.

This is among several recommendations from researchers at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, N.J., who are looking to prevent these serious head injuries in athletes.

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