Tag - Bone and Joint Specialists

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FREE Hand and Wrist Screenings on June 27th
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Join Ramsey Ellis, M.D., on Friday, April 5th, for a Special Presentation on Hand and Wrist Care
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Getting a Handle on Arthritis Pain
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Too Young for a Hip Replacement? Think Again
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Hips for the Holidays: Tune in for a Facebook Live Event on Wednesday, November 7th
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Featured Provider: Get to Know Dr. Ramsey Ellis, Hand and Wrist Surgeon
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Little Company of Mary Hospital Bone and Joint Specialists Offer Ultrasound Guided Injections for Joints, Tendons and Nerves
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Customized Total Knee Replacement Surgery Offered by the Bone and Joint Specialists
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A Southside Touch comes to Little Company of Mary Hospital’s Newly Renovated 4 Southwest Patient Unit
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Staying Healthy with Chronic Joint Pain: Tips from the Experts

FREE Hand and Wrist Screenings on June 27th

Little Company of Mary’s Health Education Center is offering FREE Hand and Wrist Screenings this Thursday, June 27th, from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Mary Potter Pavilion, Suite 106 (2850 W. 95th Street, Evergreen Park). Screenings will be conducted by Ramsey Ellis, M.D., fellowship-trained hand and wrist surgeon with Little Company of Mary’s Bone…

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Join Ramsey Ellis, M.D., on Friday, April 5th, for a Special Presentation on Hand and Wrist Care

On Friday, April 5th, at 1 p.m., Ramsey Ellis, M.D., fellowship-trained hand and wrist surgeon with the Bone & Joint Specialists, will be speaking at the NEW Evergreen Park Community Center ( 3450 West 97th St. Evergreen Park) on hand and wrist care. To register for this free event, send an email to jwittleder@d124.org with…

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Getting a Handle on Arthritis Pain

From lifting heavy objects to threading a needle, our hands allow us to interact and manipulate our environment in ways big and small. But if the joints of our hands are affected by arthritis, the effect on our ability to complete activities of daily living can be huge. Cartilage acts as a shock absorber in…

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Too Young for a Hip Replacement? Think Again

You might be a great candidate for a hip replacement surgery — except you’re relatively young, and artificial hips only last 20 years or so. Your doctors want you to wait as long as possible. Up until a few years ago, that’s all you could do. But a new surgery might help. Hip resurfacing is…

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Hips for the Holidays: Tune in for a Facebook Live Event on Wednesday, November 7th

On Wednesday, November 7th, Little Company of Mary’s Bone & Joint Specialists will host a Facebook Live event at the Little Company of Mary Hospital and Health Care Centers Facebook page. Dr. David Butler, fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon, and Brian Johnson, ONP-C, certified orthopedic nurse practitioner, will share information about keeping your hips happy and healthy…

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Featured Provider: Get to Know Dr. Ramsey Ellis, Hand and Wrist Surgeon

Every month, we feature a provider as an opportunity for the community to learn more about the great people on staff at Little Company of Mary (LCM). This month, we had the chance to talk with Ramsey Ellis, M.D., orthopedic surgeon with the LCM Medical Group Bone & Joint Specialists. Dr. Ellis is fellowship-trained in…

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Little Company of Mary Hospital Bone and Joint Specialists Offer Ultrasound Guided Injections for Joints, Tendons and Nerves

Orthopedic surgeons often use nonsurgical treatments options, like injections to treat a variety of conditions. In some cases, delivering an injection is not as easy as it sounds. Little Company of Mary Hospital (LCMH) uses Ultrasound Guided Injections (UGI) for a more accurate result. UGI is used to relieve pain, administer medication, and treat an…

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Customized Total Knee Replacement Surgery Offered by the Bone and Joint Specialists

LCMH orthopedic surgeon to speak at free seminar on Thursday, October 6th.  In today’s world, we are able to customize many aspects of our lives. We customize the cars we drive, moms spend time customizing their child’s backpack, our shoes can be custom-fit, and the list goes on. Why not extend this same luxury to…

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A Southside Touch comes to Little Company of Mary Hospital’s Newly Renovated 4 Southwest Patient Unit

On June 1st, Little Company of Mary Hospital (LCMH) celebrated the opening of its newly renovated 4 Southwest Orthopedic/Surgical Nursing Unit and a special photography exhibit by Saint Xavier University (SXU) students. The students’ photography will permanently grace the walls of the hospital, inspiring healing for both current patients and as Little Company of Mary’s…

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Staying Healthy with Chronic Joint Pain: Tips from the Experts

We are a couple weeks into 2016 and with a new year comes resolutions. Many of us choose resolutions that pertain to health and fitness. For those who struggle with chronic joint pain on a daily basis, these resolutions can be quite challenging. Joint pain is typically caused by arthritis, which is inflammation of the…

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