Living Without Limits Series

The Orthopaedic Institute at St. Elizabeth offers a FREE educational speaker series called Living Without Limits to anyone in our community who may be interested in learning more. Orthopaedic experts from St. Elizabeth Healthcare, St. Elizabeth Physicians and OrthoCincy Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine collaborate to discuss joint wellness, protection and prevention.

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When you have back pain, turn to St. Elizabeth!

Are you struggling with back pain? You’re not alone. There are over 65 million people who cope with back pain every day. St. Elizabeth Healthcare Interventional Pain Specialists Timothy Burroughs, MD and Bradley Schulte, MD, experts at the St. Elizabeth Spine Center,  held an information session focused on back pain.

In the video below, you’ll learn about back pain, it’s causes, as well as the conservative approaches and interventional and minimally invasive procedures used to treat them.

Sudden and chronic back pain can affect all aspects of your life, including your relationships, mood, sleep, work and ability to enjoy hobbies. Watch now for information if you experience back pain symptoms, including:

  • Reduced range of motion.
  • Pain that won’t go away after a few weeks.
  • Pain that doesn’t improve with rest.
  • Weakness, numbness or tingling in the legs.

Don’t Get Sidelined With a Knee Injury

Whether you have a nagging injury or arthritis pain, we know knee pain can impact your daily life — and we’re here to help. Watch this free webinar with our orthopaedic experts Forest Heis, MD and athletic trainer Molly Woods. The team discuss the many different causes of knee pain, at-home tips for easing your pain and the benefits to the subchondylar procedure.

Back or Spine Pain? We Can Help.

Pain isn’t easy to deal with. If you or a loved one experiences back or spine pain and it impacts your daily life, St. Elizabeth Healthcare can help.

Orthopaedic and back pain expert, William McClellan, MD addresses conditions that can cause back or spine pain, as well as comprehensive treatment options available.

Orthopaedics Care in Southeastern Indiana

Looking for comprehensive orthopaedic care in Southeastern Indiana? Watch Dr. Ronald Auer, from OrthoCincy Orthopaedics & Sports MedicineDr. Brian Wissel from OrthoCincy Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine and Colleen Kirkendall, Physical Therapist from St. Elizabeth Healthcare discuss comprehensive orthopaedic services available through St. Elizabeth Dearborn.

Discussion includes topics such as total joint replacement, sports medicine, and rehabilitation options to enhance your post-surgery recovery or to get you back to performing at your peak.

Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

Dr. Tann Nichols, a neurosurgeon from Mayfield Brain & Spine Institute will discuss the benefits of robotic-assisted spinal fusion surgery for degenerative spine conditions. Mazor X robotic technology is an innovative system used to offer more precision in spinal fusion surgery and is available at St. Elizabeth Healthcare.

Injury Prevention Program — ACL Injuries

Dr. Adam Metzler, an affiliated surgeon with OrthoCincy Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine, who practices at St. Elizabeth Healthcare, and St. Elizabeth physical therapist Kathy Boehmer discuss injury prevention techniques and rehabilitation of an ACL injury.

Meniscus Injuries Webinar

Are you struggling with knee pain from a possible meniscus injury?

A meniscus tear is one of the most common knee injuries people face. A tear can occur if you suddenly twist or rotate your knee or pivot or stop suddenly. In older adults, years of wear and tear can also contribute to a torn meniscus.

Do you experience any knee pain symptoms, such as:

  • Pain along the joint line
  • Swelling (fluid on knee)
  • Catching
  • Locking
  • Feeling of instability
  • Reduced range of motion

Orthopaedic expert Dr. Bruce Holladay and physical therapist Kathy Boehmer talk about the causes of a meniscus tear, the latest treatment options and when it’s time to see a specialist.

Shoulder & Elbow Pain

Rotator Cuff, Shoulder Arthritis and Tennis Elbow are some of the most common causes upper extremity pain.  There are both nonoperative and operative treatment options to address the pain your experience and get you back to feeling your best.  Our orthopaedic expert, Dr. Brandon Kohrs and Physical Therapist David Stepner discuss how these complaints can be addressed.

Common Causes of Hand Pain & Dysfunction: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Trigger Fingers

Carpal tunnel syndrome and trigger fingers are the two most common causes of hand and pain dysfunction. There are both nonoperative and operative interventions that can alleviate these conditions. OrthoCincy Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine expert, Dr. Jeffrey Wera and St. Elizabeth Healthcare certified hand therapist, Sandra Stephens discuss how these complaints can be addressed.

Robotic Hip Replacement

Considering a Hip Replacement? You too can move without pain.

When medicines and other treatments aren’t enough to relieve joint pain, it might be time to consider joint replacement. Experience less pain and scarring and a quicker recovery. Dr. Suresh Nayak, an orthopaedic surgeon with OrthoCincy Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine, and St. Elizabeth Healthcare occupational therapist Mary Daugherty, discuss hip replacement options including the latest, minimally invasive joint replacement approaches like Mako Robotic-Arm Assisted Surgery. They also discuss post-surgery rehabilitation options to help you get back on your feet as quickly as possible with a program designed just for you.

Hip Arthroscopy and Hip Replacement

In need of a hip replacement? Matthew Grunkmeyer, from OrthoCincy Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine and Kathy Boehmer, Physical Therapist and Certified Athletic Trainer from St. Elizabeth Healthcare discuss minimally invasive arthroscopy and hip replacements. You will learn about some of the most common symptoms associated with hip pain, how arthroscopy can help and what’s involved in hip replacement surgery. Our physical therapist will also talk about the rehabilitation journey and what you can expect for your recovery.

Fight Back — Against Back Pain

Back pain can keep you from enjoying your favorite activities. It slows you down and makes simple tasks difficult or uncomfortable.

Watch Dr. John Jacquemin from OrthoCincy Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine, who practices at St. Elizabeth Healthcare discuss conditions that can cause back and spine pain as well as the comprehensive array of treatments available.