Orthopedics


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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. Unless otherwise noted, to register for any of these programs call 1-800-247-9580 Monday through Thursday between 8:30am to 8:00pm and Friday between 8:30am and 4:30pm, or sign-up online at Atlantic Health System’s classes and events registration; all programs are free unless a fee is indicated.

Total Joint Replacement Pre-Operative Class
Learn about total joint replacement surgeries available at Overlook Medical Center. Our certified instructors will cover pre-surgical education and exercise, as well as pain management and post-operative planning and recovery.
Mondays, May 8 and 22; 1:00 to 3:00pm
Overlook Medical Center, Bouras Auditorium

Amputee Walking School
This education and training program can help persons with lower extremity prosthetics improve their mobility.
Saturday, June 3; 9:00am to Noon
Atlantic Rehabilitation, 550 Central Avenue, New Providence, NJ

Bone Density Screenings for Women
Find out if you are at risk for developing osteoporosis with a noninvasive ultrasound that provides immediate results. Counseling and educational materials also are provided. Registration is required.
Fee: $10
Mondays, 10:00am to 1:00pm
Overlook Downtown, 357 Springfield Avenue, Summit, NJ

Chambers Center for Well Being
The Chambers Center for Well Being can help you develop a personal plan for a healthier lifestyle. Through lectures, classes and therapeutic services, we’ll show you how stress management, proper dietary balance and increased exercise can improve your overall well-being – mind, body and spirit. View a full list of classes, services and related fees or call 908-598-7997.


Orthopedics Articles

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Study found chances of repeat surgery for infection was 80 percent higher than for nonsmokers

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They're not the same and some types of injuries take longer than others to heal

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Your health and activity level influence recommendation for or against surgery

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The supplements boost absorption of calcium, researchers say

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But older people have a higher risk of minor complications, study finds

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People over 60 face two to three times the risk of dying over next 8 years, study finds

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