Thank you and your team for your expert care and compassion.
Dr. Furmanek, thank you for fixing Jacob’s knees and making it possible for him to get back to what he loves best. A year ago today he was recovering from the first of his two knee surgeries and today he and his team went undefeated in all seven games at the USA CUP tournament and here he is lifting the champions trophy. Thank you and your team for your expert care and compassion.
Jeffrey Furmanek, D.O.
“My training has taught me to understand that the human body is a complex sum of its parts with an innate ability to heal. My role as an orthopedic surgeon can be an important part of this natural process.”
How to Avoid Hockey Overuse Injuries
Most hockey injuries are caused by outside forces or a single traumatic event. For example, a sudden shift in direction can tear a knee ligament or pull a groin muscle, and a fall can cause a separated shoulder or a concussion.
4 Fall Activities That Can Cause Back Pain
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.
Are Standing Desks Good for Your Back?
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?