News and Information
Blair Orthopedics’ knee, shoulder, elbow and sports medicine doctor, Joshua Port, M.D., will begin his 15th year as a clinical assistant professor of orthopedic surgery in the School of Medicine, Department of Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh.
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There is a current CDC investigation into the use the preservative free agent Methylprednisolone in Epidural Steroid Injections. This drug is suspected to be linked to the national menigitis outbreak currentlyreported in six states: Tennessee, Florida, Virginia, North Carolina, Indiana and Maryland.
For our patients who have had a joint injection performed at our practice, we have NOT used any of the three lots of the drug linked to the outbreak.
Blair Orthopedics’ Physician Presents on Hip Pain
Blair Orthopedics’ Physician Educates Allegheny Family Physician Residents
ALTOONA, PA (September 20, 2012) - Eric Kephart, D.O., a Fellowship Trained Primary Care Sports Medicine Specialist at Blair Orthopedics, presented a seminar on sports concussions to the Allegheny Family Physician Residency Program. The focus of the presentation addressed the importance of early diagnosis and treatment in order to get the injured athlete back in the game.
Blair Orthopedics’ Surgeon Has Professional Article Published
ALTOONA, PA (September 6, 2012) - Adam M. Budny, DPM, a foot and ankle surgeon with Blair Orthopedics, has recently had an article published by the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons in their professional journal, Podiatry Management. The article, entitled, Autologous Platelets for Treatment of Tendonopathy of the Foot and Ankle, reviews the science behind platelet concentrates, and describes commercially available systems.
Dr. David J. Bozak became a national champion cyclist and a first-time father in the span of four days!
Blair Orthopedics' Physician Educates Local Athlete Trainers & Coaches
ALTOONA, PA (August 2, 2012) – Dr. Shawn Saylor, a Fellowship trained Primary Care Sports Medicine physician with Blair Orthopedics, presented two seminars on “Sports Concussion Management” recently for local athletic trainers and coaches – one at Bishop Guilfoyle High School and the other at Claysburg Kimmel High School.