Orthopaedic Specialists-UPMC Newsletter

Spring 2015

Read articles from the latest issue of our e-newsletter.


Fighting the "Silent" Bone Thinning Disease

Every year, 1.5 million Americans suffer a fracture - most often of the hip, spine, wrist - due to osteoporosis, a silent disease that causes bones to become thin and weak. Men and women over the age of 50 are especially at risk. Learn more about improving bone health and preventing osteoporosis.
Read the full article on osteoporosis>>

Meet Our Physicians

For Alan C. Klein, MD, his unexpected path to becoming an orthopaedic surgeon began with a summer laboratory internship. Today, his expertise is recognized in the treatment and prevention of geriatric fractures. Read about Dr. Klein's philosophy of care and his practical tips to reduce your risk of this growing medical - and social - problem worldwide.
Read the full article on Dr. Klein's practice technique>>

Do You Have Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

If you make the same hand motions over and over again - at work or play - you could be at risk of developing carpal tunnel syndrome. Learn more about this painful disorder of the wrist and hand, including symptoms and treatment options.
Read the full article on carpal tunnel syndrome>>

Is the Achilles Your Weak Spot?

The Achilles tendon is our body’s longest and strongest tendon, connecting the calf muscles to the heel bone and making it possible for us to walk, jump, run, and climb stairs. Read more to find out why injuries happen and how it is treated.
Read the full article on the Achilles tendon>>

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