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UnaSource Surgery Center’s own Dr. Robert Kohen speaks to Outpatient Surgery Magazine about the benefit of having your total joint surgery performed in an outpatient setting. Click here to read the article Dr. Robert Kohen is a Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon practicing in Farmington Hills, Michigan. To see if you’re a candidate for outpatient total knee […]

Bunions and Hammertoes

December 22nd, 2014 by kellynichole

Bunion comes from the Greek word meaning ‘turnip’. Commonly seen as a ‘bump’ about the inner aspect of the great toe, this prominence can be a very common condition. Arthritis, a cyst and/or deviation of the toe from the normal straight alignment can present as a ‘bunion’. Generally speaking, there are two causes: 1) intrinsic, […]

What is a Physiatrist?

June 19th, 2014 by kellynichole

Physiatrists, or rehabilitation physicians, are nerve, muscle, and bone experts who treat injuries or illnesses that affect how you move The field of physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R) began in the 1930s to address musculoskeletal and neurological problems, but broadened its scope considerably after World War II. As thousands of veterans came back to the […]

The abuse of painkillers is becoming an epidemic and it is imperative that physicians and patients explore alternatives to narcotics for pain management, especially in a post-surgical setting. One of the greatest advancements in terms of effective knee surgeries has been to manage this pain with regional anesthesia.

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