What is a Distal Radius Fracture? A distal radius fracture is when the radius (the larger bone in the forearm) is broken at the end of the bone by the wrist joint! Most distal radius fractures, also known as wrist fractures, are caused by a fall onto an outstretched hand. As you extend your wrist…

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NOTICE OF DATA BREACH Mendelson Kornblum Orthopedic and Spine Specialists (the “Practice”) understands that the privacy and security of health information is critically important and is committed to protecting it. This notice relates to a recent incident at the Practice that may have resulted in a compromise of certain patient health information. On January 5,…

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If you or a loved one is living with chronic low back and lower extremity pain you’re among the millions of people who know the burden it can be. There are options for managing symptoms!! Dr. Wednesday Hall and Dr. Eduardo Icaza would like to personally invite you to learn more about the types of…

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186 years ago Elizabeth Blackwell became the first woman to obtain a medical degree in the United States. Dr. Blackwell decided to become a doctor when a dying friend confided that she would have suffered less had her physician been a woman.  She wrote about her experiences in Pioneer Work in Opening the Medical Profession to…

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An MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) uses a powerful magnet to take photos inside the body while a computer records changes in your body’s magnetic field. This allows doctors to diagnose a disease, illness, injury, or condition. Computer images from MRI can create a 3-D image of the inside of your body. MRI is also much safer than…

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    Wondering what is new with Mendelson Kornblum? Look no further! Our practice has been busy making healthcare safer, smarter, and an overall better healing experience for our patients! Check it out! Summer 2020 Newsletter Winter 2020 Newsletter    

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Call our office to schedule your visit today and get on the road to recovery! When should I talk to my doctor about knee replacement surgery? That’s a question you and your orthopedic surgeon will have to answer together. But when knee pain is so bad it actually interferes with the things you want or need…

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Article Featured on AAOS Your visit with an orthopedic surgeon is an important meeting that can be most effective if you plan ahead. Research shows that patients who are more involved with their care get better results. The following checklist will help you become more active in your healthcare and get the most out of each office…

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Hip pain in women can result from wear and tear, overuse, and a few other causes. Here are the most common culprits. Does your hip hurt? As with other types of chronic pain, women tend to experience it more than men. But because hip pain can have a number of different causes, determining the correct one…

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Are you suffering from bunion pain? Podiatrist, Dr. Jeffrey B. Klein, can explain the changes a bunion makes to your foot and develop a successful treatment plan to get you back to pain-free walking. Bunions are progressive, they don’t go away, and will usually get worse over time. Not all cases are alike – some bunions…

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