Sleep in the times of the COVID-19 Epidemic

Sleep is required by all living beings to remain healthy.  Poor sleep leads to poor health.  It is time to actively pursue sleep, much like we actively pursue exercise.  Despite the importance, we are a … continue reading

Virtual Visits with Dr Howard Luks

Hello…  These are trying times. Despite being in your home, you can still “see” your doctors.  I have been an Orthopedic knee and shoulder surgeon for 20 years.  I am looking forward to learning new … continue reading

Precision Containment: Our Bold Next Step

  “We must be the great arsenal of democracy. For us this is an emergency as serious as war itself. We must apply ourselves to our task with the same resolution, the same sense of … continue reading

Exercises for Leg Strength

Resistance or strengthening exercise is important for so many reasons.  Leg exercises are even more important than upper extremity exercises.   For runners, an exercise program can help minimize the risk of overuse injury.  For athletes … continue reading

Elective Surgery Optimization: A Paradigm Shift

The cost of surgical complications is extraordinarily high.  We can look at this in two ways. The cost to the healthcare system and the cost to the patients.  Both pay dearly for surgical complications that … continue reading