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Finding the right orthopaedic surgeon for you is a very personal choice. Here are some tips to get you started, courtesy of the Connecticut Orthopaedic Institute at MidState Medical Center.

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Achy Ankle? Here’s What You Can Do About It!

We’re on our ankles all the time. Sometimes that makes our joints achy, particularly our feet and ankles. Some basics about on foot and ankle pain from Dr. Adam Ferguson from the Connecticut Orthopaedic Institute at MidState Medical Center. Q: Why does someone have ankle pain? A: When we talk [...]

Is My Foot Pain Achilles Tendonitis or Plantar Fasciitis?

Is that a rock in my shoe? Overuse injuries can cause heel and foot pain. Weekend warriors, aerobics enthusiasts and even folks who are just getting back into exercise are no strangers to pains and strains. When it comes to foot pain, there are two common issues: Pain in the [...]

What to Expect When You’re Expecting Joint Replacement Surgery

The wait is up – and you’re ready to leave the debilitating joint pain you’ve been managing for years behind you. It’s the day of your joint replacement procedure. The thought of surgery may seem stressful, but as a patient of the Connecticut Orthopaedic Institute at MidState Medical Center, you [...]

Surgery? Here’s What a Nurse Navigator Can Do For You

Preparing for surgery can be overwhelming. Even your post-surgical recovery can be confusing. But when you’re at the Connecticut Orthopaedic Institute at MidState Medical Center, nurse navigators take the guesswork out of the experience. They streamline the process, focusing on patient education and clinical excellence – before, during, and after [...]

Joint Replacement: When Will I Know?

Chances are when Shakira sang, “My hips don’t lie and I am starting to feel it’s right,” she wasn’t contemplating hip replacement. Or knee replacement, for that matter. But our body sends signals when it’s running out of steam. When you are tired, you rest. When you are hungry, you [...]

Painful Knees And Hips? It Might Be Osteoarthritis.

Osteoarthritis is a progressive degenerative disease of the joints. Also known as “wear and tear” arthritis, this is a chronic condition that develops over many years. It primary affects people who are at least middle-aged or older. Risk factors for developing osteoarthritis, aside from age, include obesity, previous injury or trauma [...]

Patient Pre-Op Classes & Guidebooks

The Connecticut Orthopaedic Institute offers an online version of its Joint Replacement Pre-Op Class, broken up into six videos. The online class is a convenient option for those patients who are unable to attend an in-person session. To go along with class our multidisciplinary team has created "Patient Guidebooks" to help familiarize yourself with the Connecticut Orthopaedic Institute and the MidSate Medical Center campus. 


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