joint health http://wrvo.org en Hip hip hooray! One of the most common joint replacement procedures greatly improved http://wrvo.org/post/hip-hip-hooray-one-most-common-joint-replacement-procedures-greatly-improved <p>In the past, <a href="http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/hipreplacement.html">hip replacement surgeries </a>were generally reserved for elderly people. Long recovery times and expensive materials sometimes deterred people from getting the procedure. But, as minimally invasive techniques and materials have improved in recent years, the population of people getting hip replacements has changed as a result.<br /><br />This week on Take Care, <a href="http://www.sosbones.com/our-team/doctors/joint-replacement/seth-s-greenky-m-d/">Dr. Seth Greenky</a> discusses the current state of hip replacement surgeries. An associate professor in orthopedics at Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY, Dr. Greenky also co-directs the Joint Replacement Program at St. Joseph’s Hospital, also in Syracuse.</p><p><strong>Click 'Read More' to hear our interview with Dr. Greenky.</strong></p><p> Mon, 16 Dec 2013 00:00:00 +0000 Take Care Staff 48510 at http://wrvo.org Hip hip hooray! One of the most common joint replacement procedures greatly improved Upcoming topics: Berries and hazards in your home http://wrvo.org/post/upcoming-topics-berries-and-hazards-your-home <p>In the coming weeks on Take Care, we'll feature an interview on prostate cancer. Every man who's diagnosed faces unique challenges, often around the question of treatment. An oncologist will join us to explain why watchful waiting may be the preferred option for many. Plus, the latest super fruit.</p><p> Tue, 23 Apr 2013 14:07:49 +0000 Leah Landry 36407 at http://wrvo.org Upcoming topics: Berries and hazards in your home Joint replacement surgery has come a long way http://wrvo.org/post/joint-replacement-surgery-has-come-long-way <p>This week on “Take Care,” an interview with Dr. Seth Greenky on joint pain and joint replacement surgery. <a href="http://www.sosbones.com/our-team/doctors/joint-replacement/seth-s-greenky-m-d/">Dr. Greenky</a> is the department chairman for orthopedic surgery at St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center in Syracuse and associate professor at SUNY Upstate medical College.</p><p><strong>(click on "Read more" for the podcast of this interview and more information)</strong></p><p> Sun, 21 Apr 2013 23:10:00 +0000 Take Care Staff 36485 at http://wrvo.org Joint replacement surgery has come a long way Joint pain may be inevitable, but staying active is key to prevention http://wrvo.org/post/joint-pain-may-be-inevitable-staying-active-key-prevention <p>Two of the most common surgeries among people over 65 are knee and hip replacements. Baby boomers in particular are seeking relief because they often don't want joint pain to slow them down.&nbsp; Lorraine Rapp and Linda Lowen, hosts of WRVO's new weekly health show, <a href="http://wrvo.org/programs/take-care-wrvo-1-npr-news">"Take Care"</a> spoke with Dr. Seth Greenky, the chairman for orthopedic surgery at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Syracuse, about the causes of joint pain and what to do about it. Fri, 19 Apr 2013 14:28:44 +0000 WRVO News 36479 at http://wrvo.org