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June is Workplace Safety Awareness Month

6/9/2017

Did you know that every year more than 100,000 Pennsylvania workers suffer a serious job-related injury or illness and more than 70 die in a work-related incident? These alarming statistics led Gov. Tom Wolf to proclaim June 2017 as Workplace Safety Awareness Month to highlight the issue, especially since some injuries can be prevented.

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Fall Prevention During Winter Months

1/23/2017

With the snow and ice during winter months, there are extra precautions you can take to protect yourself from falling. Who is at risk for a fall? Fifty percent of women at age 65 are at risk for falling, and that number increases with age.

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Dr. Szabo's Tips to Prepare for Winter Sports

1/13/2017

With winter in full swing, it's the peak season for cold-weather sports such as skiing and snowboarding. Read on to learn tips about preparing for winter sports from Josh Szabo, M.D., Tri Rivers fellowship-trained sports medicine and shoulder surgeon, and active member of the USSA physician pool for the US Ski Team.

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New Year's Tips for Avoiding Workout Injuries

1/6/2017

It's that time of year again: The time for making, and hopefully not breaking, New Year's resolutions. Exercising, getting in shape or losing weight is a common resolution.

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Three Tri Rivers Providers Travel to Havana, Cuba, with Operation Walk Pittsburgh

12/2/2016

Three Tri Rivers providers recently traveled to Havana, Cuba, as part of Operation Walk Pittsburgh’s annual international medical mission trip. Hip and knee reconstruction surgeons, Thomas S. Muzzonigro, M.D., and Michael W. Weiss, M.D., along with Duane Chess, PA-C, were part of a team effort that performed a total of 61 joint replacement surgeries on 47 patients in just four days.

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Dr. Szabo travels with US Freestyle Ski Team

2/5/2016

Tri Rivers sports medicine and shoulder surgeon Dr. Josh Szabo travels with the US Freestyle Ski Team as an active member of the USSA Physician Pool. He provides medical coverage to the team while the athletes compete at various events like the Visa Freestyle International World Cup held Feb. 4-6 at the Deer Valley Resort in Park City, Utah.

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Tri Rivers Physicians Now Treating Patients at the UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex

11/16/2015

Tri Rivers scores a hat trick with its three fellowship-trained sports medicine and shoulder surgery specialists -- Drs. John M. Richmond, S. Joshua Szabo and Robert L. Waltrip -- now treating patients at the UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex. Click here to read more about the UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex.

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Tri Rivers Welcomes New Rheumatologist

8/17/2015

Tri Rivers proudly welcomes fellowship-trained rheumatologist Joseph Devich Jr., D.O., to its Rheumatology Team. Dr. Devich teams with Betsy Shook, M.D., to address the underserved needs of those with rheumatologic conditions. Click here to read more about Dr. Devich.

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Tips on How to Save Your Shoulder

12/22/2014

Many people don’t know that the shoulder is the most complex joint of the body. It offers 360 degrees of mobility and requires bones, muscles, tendons and ligaments to work together.

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Tips and Tricks to Help You Stay Vibrant

12/22/2014

Think physical exercise is the only thing that can make you healthy? Think again. Physical exercise, mental stimulation, stress reduction and diet all are vital to staying healthy and vibrant as you grow older.

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Foot and Ankle Specialist Helps Seniors Put Best Foot Forward

12/22/2014

Considering that the average person walks about 100,000 miles during his or her lifetime, it makes sense that many people experience foot problems by the time they reach their golden years.

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The Woman in the Mirror is Pain Free From Arthritis

12/22/2014

Although she had lived with knee discomfort for more than 10 years, Janet didn’t want to have surgery because it would interrupt her life. So she continued to struggle with everyday activities, such as climbing stairs and working in the garden.

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