Category Archives: General

What We’re Doing About COVID-19

Posted on Mar 16, 2020, by

At the Kennedy Center and Mercy Medical Hospital, we are cognizant and proactive in our measures to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus COVID-19. In addition, we are monitoring the latest updates and recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and local health department. If you have a scheduled appointment or procedure […]

The Rotator Cuff Surgery Recovery Timeline

Posted on Jul 2, 2019, by

After a rotator cuff tear, some injuries can be treated with rest, ice, heat, steroid injections, low-resistance exercise and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs like ibuprofen. However, surgery is the most common form of treatment. When those nonsurgical treatment options are exhausted, or if your doctor deems an injury serious enough, surgery will be recommended.  Many factors […]

5 Benefits of Same Day Joint Replacement

Posted on May 8, 2019, by

Thanks to improved surgical methods and modern pain-management techniques, Kennedy Center orthopedic surgeons are now offering a same day joint replacement option for total hip and knee replacement patients. What exactly does “same day” mean? Similar to an outpatient procedure, patients who have a same day hip or knee replacement are released from the hospital […]

Preparing for Knee Surgery in 6 Easy Steps

Posted on Sep 17, 2018, by

Knee surgery can mean major benefits for your active life, but the whole process can seem daunting. Between consultations, evaluations, appointments and recovery time, knee surgery can seem like an overwhelming process. Although recovery is different for everyone, there are a few things that can be done beforehand so you’re better prepared. Here are our […]