According to the National Council on Aging, falls are the leading cause of fatal injury and the most common cause of nonfatal trauma-related hospital admissions among older adults.
In an effort to make sure all kids can start the school year on the right foot, University Orthopedics' Charitable Giving Committee assisted Crossroads Rhode Island with its Back to School event.
Dr. Andrew Green, chief of University Orthopedics' shoulder and elbow surgery division, specializes in ream-and-run shoulder repair. The procedure is indicated for patients who want to continue to do vigorous activities after shoulder replacement and want to avoid the risks and limitations that come with a prosthetic glenoid component.
University Orthopedics says its annual 5K, which was cancelled in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, is a go for this year.