Protected: Patient Stories Illustrate Successful Treatment at Mass. Eye and Ear

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Protected: Cataract Surgery Makes Clear Difference for Mass. Eye and Ear Patients

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Non-surgical Treatments for Arthritis

Pain, swelling and limited mobility are all common symptoms of arthritis. But these limitations don’t have to get you down—there are many treatment options to help you get back to your favorite activities, and not all include surgery. When you visit the Hip and Knee Arthritis Center at BIDMC, our multidisciplinary team will work with

Staying Active After Joint Replacement Surgery

For many, a hip or knee replacement is the ticket to a more active lifestyle. Once you’ve recovered, you can often return to many activities that previously caused you pain. The sooner you undergo the surgery, the sooner you’ll be on the road to recovery. Feeling hesitant to return to physical activity after any major

Hip and Knee Replacement – No Longer Your Grandfather’s Surgery

When you think of the typical patient having a hip or knee replacement, do you see a 75-year-old with limited mobility, perhaps needing the assistance of a walker or cane?  Well, it’s time to change your perception. Today more and more people in their 40s, 50s and 60s are getting their hips and knees replaced.

Three Days, Three Stays: How to spend a long weekend on the Cape and Islands this spring

  As the last bits of snow finally melt and the sun peeks out from behind its months-long cloud cover, we New Englanders are ready and waiting to celebrate our hard-earned spring. And there’s no better way to do so than planning the ultimate long-weekend road trip. So why not hit three easy-to-reach destinations in

Multidisciplinary Care at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center’s Aortic Center

Marion Sanford was home one Sunday afternoon when she started experiencing severe back pain. On her hands and knees, Marion managed to call for help.  After arriving at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), it was discovered that she was experiencing an aortic dissection, a serious condition in which the inner layer of the aorta,

New Blood Pressure Guidelines – What Does it Mean for Your Health?

“Your blood pressure is normal.” You may have heard your doctor or nurse say it. But what is normal? New blood pressure guidelines were recently released by an American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task force.  The goal was to update the prior guidelines released in 2003 by the Joint National Commission on Prevention, Detection,