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Dr. Saar recognized with back-to-back 'Best Doc' honors

7/9/2018

Dr. William E. Saar, a Tri Rivers orthopedic foot and ankle surgeon, was recognized as a “Best Doctor” for the second straight year by Pittsburgh Magazine.

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Ask the MSK Expert: Cubital Tunnel Syndrome

6/25/2018

Pain in your funny bone is no laughing matter. Dr. Jamie Pfaeffle, Tri Rivers Hand and Upper Extremity Surgeon, discusses symptoms and treatment options for cubital tunnel syndrome.

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Ask the MSK Expert: How to Stay Safe with Water Sports

6/11/2018

The sun is shining and temperatures are climbing! Orthopedic Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgeon Dr. Robert Waltrip discusses potential injuries in summer water sports.

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Ask the MSK Expert: Is it time for a knee replacement?

5/29/2018

Your quality of life is suffering because of knee pain, and you are thinking it's time for a knee replacement. Dr. Thomas Muzzonigro, Tri Rivers hip and knee reconstruction surgeon, discusses what steps to take next.

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Ask the MSK Expert: The Importance of “Safe Pitching”

4/25/2018

The spring weather is finally here, and the diamonds are filled with boys and girls enjoying America’s favorite pastime. Dr. John Richmond, Tri Rivers orthopedic sports medicine surgeon, shares his tips on how to avoid pitching-related injuries in baseball and softball.

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Ask the MSK Expert: How to avoid common foot and ankle overuse injuries?

4/9/2018

With the Pittsburgh Marathon on the horizon, runners are in full-training mode. What common foot and ankle overuse injuries can occur while training, and what are tips to avoid these injuries?

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Ask the MSK Expert: Can a fluoroscopic injection help reduce your pain?

3/26/2018

Can a fluoroscopic injection help reduce your pain? Dr. James Cosgrove, Tri Rivers physical medicine specialist, discusses what it is and what conditions it treats.

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Listen to Dr. Rainey discuss the common causes and treatments of low back pain on Butler Radio

3/22/2018

Ask the MSK Expert: Experiencing hip pain?

3/5/2018

When your quality of life suffers because of hip pain, it may be time to see an orthopedic surgeon. Dr. William Abraham, Tri Rivers hip and knee reconstruction surgeon, discusses his recommendations for conservative and surgical treatment options.

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Listen to Dr. Pacek discuss common upper extremity problems and treatments on Butler Radio

2/28/2018

Ask the MSK Expert: How can back pain flare-ups be prevented?

2/19/2018

More than 80 percent of adults experience low back pain at some point in their lives. Dr. Edward Reidy, Tri Rivers physical medicine and rehabilitation physician, shares how to help prevent back pain flare-ups.

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Ask the MSK Expert: How to prepare for spring sports?

2/5/2018

Despite the snowflakes, training for spring sports will begin soon. Dr. Anna Dumont, Tri Rivers primary care sports medicine physician, provides tips for athletes to prepare for the season.

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Celebrating National Women Physicians Day

2/3/2018

Join us in celebrating National Women Physicians Day to honor the birthday of Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell who, in 1849, became the first woman to receive a medical degree in the United States.

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Ask the MSK Expert: Can we stay vibrant as we age?

1/22/2018

Aging vibrantly is a realistic goal, and making lifestyle changes really can make a difference. Dr. Anna Gaines, Tri Rivers physical medicine and rehabilitation physician, shares insight into how we can age successfully.

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Listen to Dr. Szabo discuss common shoulder and knee conditions on Butler Radio

1/19/2018

Ask the MSK Expert: What is bi-level disc replacement and who is a candidate?

1/8/2018

Bi-level disc replacement is a procedure used to treat bi-level disc herniations, or ruptures, in the neck. To find out more and learn if it is right for you, Dr. Scott Rainey, a fellowship-trained orthopedic back and neck surgeon, explains its benefits.

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Ask the MSK Expert: What are the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis?

12/18/2017

Managing a chronic condition, such as rheumatoid arthritis, is complex and requires the care of an expert. Dr. Betsy Shook, a fellowship-trained rheumatologist at Tri Rivers, discusses the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis.

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Ask the MSK Expert: How to Stay Healthy on the Slopes

12/4/2017

Winter is almost upon us, and it will soon be time to hit the slopes. Dr. Josh Szabo, Tri Rivers orthopedic sports medicine specialist and U.S. Ski & Snowboard physician, shares his tips on preparing for winter sports.

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Listen to Dr. Saar discuss common foot and ankle conditions and treatments on Butler Radio

11/22/2017

Ask the MSK Expert: Can Botox® therapy help your migraines?

11/13/2017

Migraines can be debilitating for chronic sufferers and cause many unpleasant symptoms. If you experience this condition, read on to find out if Botox® therapy could help you.

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Ask the MSK Expert: I have carpal tunnel syndrome; now what?

10/30/2017

You've probably heard of carpal tunnel syndrome, but do you know what treatment options are available? Dr. Corey Pacek explains the nonsurgical and surgical treatment plans he recommends to his patients.

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Dr. Muzzonigro Presents "What's New in Hip and Knee Surgery" at the 2017 Arthritis Foundation Expo

10/18/2017

Ask the MSK Expert: Experiencing Knee Pain?

10/13/2017

When is the right time to see an orthopedic surgeon for knee pain, and what comes next?

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Ask the MSK Expert: What is an EMG?

9/29/2017

What is an EMG, and which conditions can it help diagnose?

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Ask the MSK Expert: Preventing Common Fall Sports Injuries

9/18/2017

What are the most common foot and ankle injuries in fall sports, and how can they be prevented?

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Ask the MSK Expert: Know When to Seek Treatment for a Concussion

9/1/2017

As student athletes head back to the classroom and fall sports begin, head injuries are always a concern. What are the common symptoms of a concussion that parents, athletes and coaches should look for, and when should someone seek medical care?

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Introducing Our Newest Physician, Dr. Christopher Edwards

8/24/2017

Tri Rivers is pleased to welcome Christopher T. Edwards, M.D., as the newest member of its orthopedic foot and ankle team.

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Dr. Saar Named to 2017 Best Doctors List

7/19/2017

Congratulations to William E. Saar, D.O., Tri Rivers orthopedic foot and ankle surgeon, who was recognized as a 2017 Pittsburgh Magazine "Best Doctor."

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Workplace Safety Awareness Tips

6/9/2017

Did you know that every year more than 100,000 Pennsylvania workers suffer a serious job-related injury or illness and more than 70 die in a work-related incident? These alarming statistics led Gov. Tom Wolf to proclaim June 2017 as Workplace Safety Awareness Month to highlight the issue, especially since some injuries can be prevented.

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Fall Prevention During Winter Months

1/23/2017

With the snow and ice during winter months, there are extra precautions you can take to protect yourself from falling. Who is at risk for a fall? Fifty percent of women at age 65 are at risk for falling, and that number increases with age.

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New Year's Tips for Avoiding Workout Injuries

1/6/2017

It's that time of year again: The time for making, and hopefully not breaking, New Year's resolutions. Exercising, getting in shape or losing weight is a common resolution.

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