Don't let going to work be a pain (literally)

Published: July 5, 2019 8:34pm 1073 Views

Don't let going to work be a pain (literally)

Going to the office may literally be a pain in the neck (or back or hips).  Most Americans spend the majority of their day at a desk hunched over a computer.  Sound familiar?  Long periods of sitting at a desk leads to tightness in your back and for some it is outright painful....

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Dr. Alexander Helps National Ski Instructor after 35 Years of Pain

Published: June 14, 2018 11:42pm 1989 Views

Larry is a 73 year old national ski instructor who had debilitating pain in his knees for 35 years until he met Dr. Daniel Alexander. He was unable to walk without pain, much less ski, but after Dr. Alexander performed two knee replacement surgeries Larry says: "My peers said that's the best they've...

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Dr. Christopher Brown's success with MACI Procedure, Patient Testimonial

Published: May 3, 2018 4:13pm 2025 Views

"Life without pain in my knees was something I never thought would happen, but now I'm starting to see that with Dr. Brown's help, that can be a possibility." - patient Courtney Johnson. Thanks to a diagnosis and surgery from Dr. Christopher Brown, Courtney Johnson was able to move without pain ag...

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2018 Health Care Achievement Award Goes to Dr. Christopher Brown

Published: February 16, 2018 8:35pm 1903 Views

2018 Health Care Achievement Award Goes to Dr. Christopher Brown

2018 Health Care Achievement Award Goes to Dr. Brown We congratulate Dr. Christopher Brown on his 2018 Health Care Achievement Award!Dr. Brown is the medical director of Rochester Regional Health Sports Medicine and currently practices sports medicine at Rochester Regional Health, Finger Lakes Bone...

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Dr. Alexander and Dr. Cywinski raise money for youth centers during a 2,500 mile bike trip

Published: March 30, 2017 10:19pm 1842 Views

Dr. Alexander and Dr. Cywinski raise money for youth centers during a 2,500 mile bike trip

Dr. Daniel Alexander and Dr. David Cywinski, childhood friends and partners at theFinger Lakes Bone and Joint Center, set out to bicycle the perimeter of the United States, raising money to build a new community center in their old neighborhood of Babcock, a suburb of Buffalo. Their first trip was...

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Besides FLBJC, who and what is included in the RRH network?

Published: March 1, 2017 2:56am 1050 Views

Besides FLBJC, who and what is included in the RRH network?

Finger Lakes Bone & Joint Center is now part of the larger, Rochester Regional Health network. This includes several hospitals, all-inclusive care programs for the elderly, surgical centers, skilled nursing facilities, and more, across Western New York and the Finger Lakes region. To learn more...

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Dr. Alexander Awarded the Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval

Published: February 15, 2017 3:46am 193 Views

Dr. Alexander Awarded the Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval

A big thank you and congratulations to Dr. Daniel Alexander and the surgical team & staff at FLBJC for achieving the Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval for its Orthopedic Knee and Hip Replacement program. Newark-Wayne Community Hospital was officially named an Orthopedic Joint Center of E...

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Could new bone-forming growth factor reverse osteoporosis?

Published: February 7, 2017 4:08am 271 Views

Could new bone-forming growth factor reverse osteoporosis?

Scientists at the Children's Medical Center Research Institute at UT Southwestern in Dallas, TX, have uncovered a new bone-forming growth factor that may reverse the bone loss associated with osteoporosis. They say that this discovery has implications for regenerative medicine. Osteolectin has been...

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Dr. Alexander Selected for Best of Geneva Award for 2016

Published: February 7, 2017 3:44am 202 Views

Dr. Alexander Selected for Best of Geneva Award for 2016

A well deserved congratulations to Dr. Daniel Alexander for winningthe Best of Geneva Award 2016, in the doctor category! The award recognizes local companies that "help make the Geneva area a great place to live, work, and play."   Published by the Finger Lakes Times

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3 Easy Yoga Moves For The New Year

Published: January 11, 2017 10:45pm 271 Views

3 Easy Yoga Moves For The New Year

This year you're going to manage your back and joint pain in a proactive manner! How? Yoga. Yoga has outlasted Jazzercise, Bowflex, and Tae Bo because it's actually that good. When B.K.S. Iyengar brought yoga to the States with his book Light on Yoga, his message was clear: yoga was for everyone....

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Need an MRI? Try FLBJC's Open MRI Machine

Published: December 12, 2016 12:59am 400 Views

Need an MRI? Try FLBJC's Open MRI Machine

If you ever need an MRI, try our state of the art Open MRI machine, located in our Geneva office. It's the only one of its kind in the region and offers a wide-open magnet, non-claustrophobic design for your comfort. Open MRI of the Finger Lakes has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation i...

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Rochester Regional Health Acquires Finger Lakes Bone & Joint Center

Published: November 9, 2016 1:06am 206 Views

Rochester Regional Health Acquires Finger Lakes Bone & Joint Center

Finger Lakes Bone & Joint Center is proud to announce our formal acquisition by Rochester Regional Health. What Dr. Alexander began 10 years ago with two staff members and one office, grew to 36 staff, including five doctors and four offices. The gratitude for this success is due to the talente...

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Buying The Right Shoes For Joint Health

Published: October 24, 2016 6:47pm 285 Views

Buying The Right Shoes For Joint Health

Sometimes people like to be thrifty, and who can blame them? It feels good to save money on groceries here, find a really good back to school sale there, however, there is one place where we really don't want to skimp. A good rule of thumb is: if you have to spend extra money, it should go to anythi...

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Benefits of Calcium Supplements

Published: September 7, 2016 6:38pm 211 Views

Benefits of Calcium Supplements

For decades, we have been bombarded with information that calcium is good for your bones, that we all need milk for its calcium and vitamin D, and once we get older we need to take calcium supplements---eat all the calcium! But why? All cells in the human body need calcium, not just bones and teeth...

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Treatment And Healing of Stress Fractures

Published: September 7, 2016 5:00pm 284 Views

Treatment And Healing of Stress Fractures

Since we specialize in sports medicine at Finger Lakes Bone and Joint Center, it's safe to say we know a thing or two about stress fractures. It's not uncommon to see athletes---be they new to a sport or not---come in with stress fractures. Stress fractures are tiny microfractures in a bone that ar...

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Dr. Alexander to Help Build the New Seneca-Babcock Community Center

Published: September 3, 2016 3:38am 193 Views

Dr. Alexander to Help Build the New Seneca-Babcock Community Center

Dr. Alexander has teamed up with other local firms to turn the former School 26 at 82Harrison St. into a new Seneca-Babcock Community Center. The new building (26,000-square-foot, single-story) will include a full kitchen for cooking lessons, a gymnasium, a black box theater, a recording studio, a f...

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Our Dr. Chris Brown On Student Athlete Injury Prevention

Published: August 28, 2016 11:15pm 243 Views

Our Dr. Chris Brown On Student Athlete Injury Prevention

Our own Dr. Christopher Brown had an opportunity to share how Finger Lakes Bone And Joint Center is partnering with area schools to help prevent injuries and keep our area high schoolers at the top of their game. Watch the interview with Fox Rochester, below:  

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Proper Sleeping Positions for Night Pains

Published: July 1, 2016 8:15pm 308 Views

Proper Sleeping Positions for Night Pains

Several of our clients suffer from uncomfortable aches and pains, either long term or short term. Oftentimes, those pains are never so obvious as at night time, when you're trying to fall asleep and simply cannot get comfortable. Note: if you've been experiencing back and neck pain for over 4 week...

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Am I Doing This Right? Your Guide To An Injury-Free Workout

Published: May 27, 2016 7:53pm 183 Views

Am I Doing This Right? Your Guide To An Injury-Free Workout

Did you know that you don't have to visit a Finger Lakes Bone and Joint Center location to enjoy the services the doctors at FLBJC offer? You can actually get their professional help and advice right here on the Internet!   Many injuries can be prevented through a consistent regimen of working o...

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Joint Pain and Sweet Relief: Different Methods for Managing Joint Pain

Published: April 28, 2016 10:44pm 260 Views

Joint Pain and Sweet Relief: Different Methods for Managing Joint Pain

More than 50 percent of US adults over the age of sixty-five have clinical signs of arthritis (a term that encompasses nearly a hundred different forms of the disease). The number of patients suffering from one form or another is expected to nearly double by the year 2030. It comes as no surprise th...

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Managing The 5 Major Causes of Low Back Pain

Published: March 2, 2016 9:02pm 545 Views

Managing The 5 Major Causes of Low Back Pain

Whether you sit in an office chair or stand on your feet all day, it's possible that you're experiencing some pain in your low back. It's so uncomfortable that you try stretches, over the counter medication, yoga, and/or chiropractic care. Your pain begins to affect your work and family life to the...

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Platelet Rich Plasma: Is it Right for You?

Published: January 28, 2016 3:39am 318 Views

Platelet Rich Plasma: Is it Right for You?

Platelet Rich Plasma or PRP is gaining recognition and popularity as an evidence-based application for orthopedics. It may be used for a host of orthopedic diseases and also as a therapy in conjunction with orthopedic surgery or reconstruction procedures. You may have heard of several celebrity ath...

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Healthy Living Clinic Featured In Finger Lake Times

Published: January 13, 2016 5:46pm 249 Views

Healthy Living Clinic Featured In Finger Lake Times

By MIKE HIBBARD mhibbard@fltimes.com | Originally Appearing In Finger Lake Times GENEVA --- Genie Wilson admits she lost a little hope after being diagnosed with multiple joint issues and lupus in 2015. She began visiting the "Healthy Living Clinic" at Finger Lakes Bone & Joint Center. And, a...

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5 Tips for Happy Knees in 2016

Published: January 7, 2016 8:02pm 214 Views

5 Tips for Happy Knees in 2016

Whether you consider yourself an athlete, have made a resolution to run your first 10 K in 2016 or, just your average "weekend warrior" out to shoot some hoops with friends there are tips to keep your knees healthy for the New Year. Research has shown several invaluable tips that may prevent an inju...

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12 Things to Do While Recovering From Surgery

Published: October 19, 2015 9:52am 573 Views

12 Things to Do While Recovering From Surgery

So you've been fixed up, stitched up and woken up -- surgery is over and the scary part is done with. Unfortunately you are not out of the woods yet, my friend. Taking proper care of yourself post-surgery as you heal is absolutely vital. Hopefully you won't have to make use of it, but here is a comp...

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The Best Natural Supplements for Bone Health

Published: September 24, 2015 5:12pm 290 Views

The Best Natural Supplements for Bone Health

In a previous article, we talked about some of the vitamins that are important when it comes to maintaining good bone health. In this article, we're going to talk about some of the ways you can get those vital minerals (vita-mins, get it?) using natural supplements. Why use natural supplements? Na...

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Youth Injury Prevention Advice from Dr. Brown

Published: September 3, 2015 3:13am 203 Views

Dr. Brown continues his chat withGood Day Rochester.     Watch the video here         He recommends parents and coaches to visitStop Sports Injuries, a great site full of resources and advice to keep kids in the game. Here isjust one article fromSTOPthat would be a great read as the new sch...

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Dr. Brown on Good Day Rochester

Published: September 3, 2015 2:45am 189 Views

Dr. Brown stopped by Good Day Rochester to discuss what steps parents can take to ensure their kids and teens stay injury free and safe while enjoying sports. Parents and coaches should encourage early warm-up and cool-down, keeping hydrated, and an open line of communication withathletes.    ...

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Joining forces with Powertrain

Published: August 31, 2015 5:39pm 164 Views

Joining forces with Powertrain

Dr Brown and Brownstone Physical Therapy join forces withPowertrain to promote injury prevention and performance enhancement with local Rochester high school football team.

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Why You Should Be Doing Yoga

Published: August 19, 2015 6:39pm 226 Views

Why You Should Be Doing Yoga

Yoga is indisputably the hottest exercise trend in America. It has risen in popularity since a boom in public interest in the 1980s, and today it is practiced by more than 20 million people in this country. We have mentioned that yoga is an excellent low-impact exercise for older adults because it...

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