Orthopedics

Whether the result of injury, arthritis or other condition, pain can have a direct impact on our ability to function. Find out how well you’re managing pain and to what degree it limits your daily activities by taking a short health assessment. In doing so, you’ll learn more about what specifically causes pain, the risk of recurrence and recommendations to reduce and prevent it. Take the quiz now >





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.

Lunch & Learn: Living Your Yes with Arthritis
Learn about different kinds of arthritis, available resources, treatment options and self-management strategies.
Fee: $5 fee for lunch for non-YMCA Members
Monday, July 9: 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Summit YMCA, 67 Maple Street, Summit, NJ
For more information, or to register, please call 908-273-3330.

Amputee Walking School
This education and training program can help persons with lower extremity prosthetics improve their mobility. Breakfast will be served.
View all dates and locations >


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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Orthopedics

Osteoporosis patients who take "holidays" from bisphosphonate drugs are at increased risk for fractures, a new study finds.

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Orthopedics

In a new study, a widely used form of spinal surgery was no more effective than placebo in treating spinal fracture pain for people with osteoporosis.

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