New Orthopedic Practice Coming to Central Pennsylvania

Central Pennsylvania will get a new choice in Orthopedic services in Central Pennsylvania.  UPMC announced that they will be opening a new Orthopedic practice in Enola on April 1, 2020. “The new UPMC West Shore Orthopaedics practice further strengthens our network of employed and independent orthopaedic providers committed to giving our patients exceptional spine, bone and joint care,” said Philip Guarneschelli, FACHE, UPMC Pinnacle president. Most of my clients who have been injured at work see an Orthopedic doctor at…

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Torn Meniscus Injuries in Pennsylvania Workers Comp 

Torn meniscus injuries are frequent in Pennsylvania workers compensation claims.  It is the most common knee injury I see in my practice. The medial and lateral menisci are two large C-shaped cartilages that are positioned on the top of the tibia bone at the knee. It is a piece of cartilage that provides a cushion between your femur and tibia. There are two menisci in each knee. What types of activity causes meniscus to tear? Typically, torn meniscus in workers’ compensation…

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