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As dedicated experts committed to orthopaedic excellence, our doctors at The Bone & Joint Center are frequently featured in the news. We encourage you to bookmark this page and check back often to see the latest news and updates as well as events.

At The Bone & Joint Center, we proudly offer exceptional orthopaedic care for the ankle, back, elbow, foot, hand, hip, knee, neck, shoulder, spine, and wrist throughout the Capital District region in Albany, Catskill, Clifton Park, Latham, Malta, Saratoga, and Schenectady.

   

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  • Total knee replacement surgery removes damaged and painful areas of the femur and tibia, replacing them with specially designed metal and plastic parts. In order to speed up recovery time, our experts suggest preparing for this procedure by…

  • As summer comes into full swing and swimming abounds, take note of these simple precautions for injury prevention. According to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, nearly 26,000 people are treated in the emergency room every…

  • July is Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month, and believe it or not, nearly 300,000 children have been diagnosed with some form of arthritis. Arthritis doesn't affect just older people, but also affects children as little as six months old!…

  • If you've broken a bone and find yourself in a cast, take proper care of it by following these simple tips and you will be well on your way to recovery!

    Keep Swelling Down

    A common side effect with many injuries is swelling. If…

  • The Bone & Joint Center surgeon Dr. Marc Fuchs has been highlighted as one of the Capital Region's Top 2015 Doctors. Dr. Fuchs is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in joint replacement and …

  • For many patients, casts can be bothersome and uncomfortable, however necessary. By following these simple tips, you will be well on your way to recovery.

    Do not place weight on your cast

    Newly plastered casts take time to…

  • The Bone & Joint Center surgeon Dr. Richard Whipple has been highlighted as one of the Capital Region's Top 2015 Doctors. Dr. Whipple is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon specializing in hand and upper extremity surgery…

  • The Bone & Joint Center ambulatory surgery center, Capital Region Ambulatory Surgery Center, opened in November of 2000, provides same-day surgical care in a cost-effective and convenient environment. Our accredited Capital Region Ambulatory…

  • Support The Bone & Joint Center in Raising Awareness at the 3rd Annual Team Sarcoma 5K Run/Walk

    Sarcoma, a rare type of cancer, develops in the connective tissue in the body and is divided into two main groups, soft tissue and bone.…

  • The Bone & Joint Center surgeon Dr. Matthew DiCaprio has been highlighted as one of the Capital Region’s Top 2015 Doctors. He is a fellowship-trained musculoskeletal oncologist with a primary in orthopaedic oncology and…