Ask the MSK Expert: Experiencing hip pain?


When your quality of life suffers because of hip pain, it may be time to see an orthopedic surgeon. Dr. William Abraham, Tri Rivers hip and knee reconstruction surgeon, discusses his recommendations for conservative and surgical treatment options.

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Listen to Dr. Pacek discuss common upper extremity problems and treatments on Butler Radio


Ask the MSK Expert: How can back pain flare-ups be prevented?


More than 80 percent of adults experience low back pain at some point in their lives. Dr. Edward Reidy, Tri Rivers physical medicine and rehabilitation physician, shares how to help prevent back pain flare-ups.

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Ask the MSK Expert: How to prepare for spring sports?


Despite the snowflakes, training for spring sports will begin soon. Dr. Anna Dumont, Tri Rivers primary care sports medicine physician, provides tips for athletes to prepare for the season.

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Celebrating National Women Physicians Day


Join us in celebrating National Women Physicians Day to honor the birthday of Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell who, in 1849, became the first woman to receive a medical degree in the United States.

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Ask the MSK Expert: Can we stay vibrant as we age?


Aging vibrantly is a realistic goal, and making lifestyle changes really can make a difference. Dr. Anna Gaines, Tri Rivers physical medicine and rehabilitation physician, shares insight into how we can age successfully.

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Listen to Dr. Szabo discuss common shoulder and knee conditions on Butler Radio


Ask the MSK Expert: What is bi-level disc replacement and who is a candidate?


Bi-level disc replacement is a procedure used to treat bi-level disc herniations, or ruptures, in the neck. To find out more and learn if it is right for you, Dr. Scott Rainey, a fellowship-trained orthopedic back and neck surgeon, explains its benefits.

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Ask the MSK Expert: What are the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis?


Managing a chronic condition, such as rheumatoid arthritis, is complex and requires the care of an expert. Dr. Betsy Shook, a fellowship-trained rheumatologist at Tri Rivers, discusses the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis.

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Holiday Office Hours 2017


All Tri Rivers' offices will be closed Monday, Dec. 25, in observance of Christmas and Monday, Jan. 1, in observance of New Year's Day. Please note, the Slippery Rock office will be closed Monday, Dec. 25, through Monday, Jan. 1.

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Ask the MSK Expert: How to Stay Healthy on the Slopes


Winter is almost upon us, and it will soon be time to hit the slopes. Dr. Josh Szabo, Tri Rivers orthopedic sports medicine specialist and U.S. Ski & Snowboard physician, shares his tips on preparing for winter sports.

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Listen to Dr. Saar discuss common foot and ankle conditions and treatments on Butler Radio


Ask the MSK Expert: Can Botox® therapy help your migraines?


Migraines can be debilitating for chronic sufferers and cause many unpleasant symptoms. If you experience this condition, read on to find out if Botox® therapy could help you.

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Thanksgiving 2017 Office Hours


Tri Rivers will be closed for Thanksgiving on Thursday, Nov. 23. To accommodate our patients’ needs, the BHS Crossroads Campus, Cranberry/Mars and North Hills offices will be open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 24. To schedule an appointment, call 1-866-874-7483. Please submit prescription requests early in the week to allow adequate time for processing.

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Ask the MSK Expert: I have carpal tunnel syndrome; now what?


You've probably heard of carpal tunnel syndrome, but do you know what treatment options are available? Dr. Corey Pacek explains the nonsurgical and surgical treatment plans he recommends to his patients.

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Dr. Muzzonigro Presents "What's New in Hip and Knee Surgery" at the 2017 Arthritis Foundation Expo


Ask the MSK Expert: Experiencing Knee Pain?


When is the right time to see an orthopedic surgeon for knee pain, and what comes next?

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Ask the MSK Expert: What is an EMG?


What is an EMG, and which conditions can it help diagnose?

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Ask the MSK Expert: Preventing Common Fall Sports Injuries


What are the most common foot and ankle injuries in fall sports, and how can they be prevented?

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Ask the MSK Expert: Know When to Seek Treatment for a Concussion


As student athletes head back to the classroom and fall sports begin, head injuries are always a concern. What are the common symptoms of a concussion that parents, athletes and coaches should look for, and when should someone seek medical care?

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Introducing Our Newest Physician, Dr. Christopher Edwards


Tri Rivers is pleased to welcome Christopher T. Edwards, M.D., as the newest member of its orthopedic foot and ankle team.

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Dr. Saar Named to 2017 Best Doctors List


Congratulations to William E. Saar, D.O., Tri Rivers orthopedic foot and ankle surgeon, who was recognized as a 2017 Pittsburgh Magazine "Best Doctor."

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Workplace Safety Awareness Tips


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


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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New Year's Tips for Avoiding Workout Injuries


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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