COVID-19: We Are in This Together
COVID Video Series
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought forth many changes to both or patients and our staff. Listen to Dr. Nicholas Wills explain how we are all in this together.
People are doing the things that they’re not used to to try to help out others. And I think that’s really where it starts and finishes, is this is we’re doing it at Summit, things that are maybe a little bit less comfortable for us, that are not as easy for us, that are more sophisticated, but at the end of the day, we’re doing it, the patients are doing it, and we all trying to do it together. Everyone has really, I think, done a nice job and really great stewards to take care of each other, and I think that’s been a pretty neat thing that our patients have done.
Fans of autumn beware! With that lovely crispness in the air can come an increase in the potential for back pain. But never fear — with a little advance planning and awareness, you can enjoy the fall season while protecting your back. Here are five fall activities that can cause back pain, why it can happen, and what you can do to prevent it.
Standing desks promise many benefits, including better overall health and less back pain. Research is ongoing into what, if any, benefits a standing desk might actually have, but if you’re used to sitting for long hours and staring at a computer each day, you know how tough all that sitting can be on your back and neck. Can a standing desk help?
Summit Orthopedics hip and knee reconstruction specialist Michael Baer, M.D., explains the difference between partial and total knee replacement surgery.