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Free Class at Kenmore Mercy Hospital Highlights Knee Replacement Options

Free Class at Kenmore Mercy Hospital Highlights Knee Replacement Options

Kenmore Mercy Hospital welcomes Cindy Repicci Romanowski, MD, physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist, on Wednesday May 20 for a knee replacement class. Come find out if you might be a candidate for a partial replacement, a minimally invasive option with same day discharge, better pain management, and quicker rehabilitation. Participants have the choice of two free classes at 9 – 10 a.m. and 6 – 7 p.m. Both sessions will be held at Kenmore Mercy Hospital in the Community Room (2950 Elmwood Avenue, Kenmore). According to Dr. Romanowski, “Procedural and technological advances are making outpatient partial knee replacements a widely accepted alternative for patients considering traditional inpatient knee replacement procedures.” The presentation is free and open to the public. Call to register through HealthConnections at 447-6205.

Free Class at Kenmore Mercy Will Highlight Knee Replacement Options

Free Class at Kenmore Mercy Will Highlight Knee Replacement Options

Kenmore Mercy Hospital welcomes Cindy Repicci Romanowski, MD, physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist, on Wednesday, May 20 for a knee replacement class.

Come find out if you might be a candidate for a partial replacement, a minimally invasive option with same day discharge, better pain management, and quicker rehabilitation.

Participants have the choice of two free classes at 9 – 10 a.m. and 6 – 7 p.m. Both sessions will be held at Kenmore Mercy Hospital in the Community Room (2950 Elmwood Avenue, Kenmore).

According to Dr. Romanowski, “Procedural and technological advances are making outpatient partial knee replacements a widely accepted alternative for patients considering traditional inpatient knee replacement procedures.”

The Resource Training Center joins the ‘One Text or Call Could Wreck It All’ campaign

The Resource Training Center joins the ‘One Text or Call Could Wreck It All’ campaign

 

In an effort to make our roads safer, The Resource Training Center in Amherst announced today that it has joined the “One Text or Call Could Wreck It All” campaign to stop distracted driving. Program Director Monica Farrar has pledged her support to help spread the message that distracted drivers are not only a danger to themselves, but everyone else on the road.  

Daemen’s Advanced OMPT Program Progresses to Master’s Degree

Daemen’s Advanced OMPT Program Progresses to Master’s Degree

Daemen College’s Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy (OMPT) Fellowship Program, the only post-professional offering of its kind in New York State, has received State Department of Education approval to now be offered as a master’s degree.

Adhering to the rigorous academic and clinical requirements already established for the fellowship credential, the master-level program will offer licensed, experienced physical therapists training to develop advanced psychomotor and analytical skills in manual physical therapy, a growing specialization in the field.

“Transitioning OMPT to a master’s degree puts Daemen at the forefront of physical therapy education nationally and will help expand the network of specialists in this growing health care discipline,” said Daemen President Gary A. Olson.

Pennsylvania Firm Recalls Pork Rib Products Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergen

Pennsylvania Firm Recalls Pork Rib Products Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergen

WASHINGTON, Jan. 30, 2015 – Government authorities have announced, Clemens Food Group, a Hatfield, Pa. establishment, is recalling approximately 42 pounds of uncooked pork rib products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The products may contain peanut, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label. 

This is a Class 1 Recall: A Class 1 Recall is defined by government agency as:

Daemen Named Fit-Friendly Worksite by American Heart Association

Daemen Named Fit-Friendly Worksite by American Heart Association

Daemen College has been designated a Platinum Fit-Friendly Worksite, the highest level awarded, by the American Heart Association (AHA) for the college’s efforts to help employees eat better and be more physically active.

This is the second consecutive AHA distinction received by Daemen, which last year was named a Gold Fit-Friendly Worksite. The Fit-Friendly Worksites Program is intended as a catalyst for positive change in the American workforce by helping workplaces make their employees’ health and well-being a priority.

The Age Of Love -- Film Screening on February 14 at UB Center for the Arts

The Age Of Love -- Film Screening on February 14 at UB Center for the Arts

Buffalo, NY- Beechwood Continuing Care and the Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo present a special screening of the new documentary THE AGE OF LOVE on Saturday, February 14, 2015 at 1:00pm in the Center for the Arts Screening Room. Admission is free and seating is limited.

Never before in history have four active, healthy generations lived side-by-side.