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Dr. Plancher was quoted: The patient experience when visiting a physician’s office

Posted in In the News | November 15, 2017

CONCIERGE KEY Health Reduces Access and Wait Times to Leading Physicians Commissioned study demonstrates that longer access and wait times are major drivers of dissatisfaction NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Nov. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — CONCIERGE KEY Health, the first mobile app to provide on-demand access to elite physician specialists, recently commissioned two independent and nationally recognized research firms to […]


Meniscal Tears: How Do They Happen?

Posted in Press Releases | November 7, 2017

Dr. Kevin Plancher with Plancher Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine with prevention tips to stay healthy on the field NEW YORK and GREENWICH, Conn. (PRWEB) November 07, 2017 November 2017 – When people refer to torn cartilage in the knee, they’re often talking about a tear in the meniscus, the wedge of cartilage cushioning the space between […]


Understanding Joint Replacement Options for Hips & Knees

Posted in Press Releases | October 30, 2017

Dr. Kevin Plancher with Plancher Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine with tips on patients’ choices for most common artificial joints. NEW YORK & GREENWICH, Conn. (PRWEB) October 30, 2017 As the U.S. population ages – but still desires to stay active – more people than ever are finding that getting a new hip or knee is a […]


Ski and Snowboarding Season is Around the Corner: Train Now for a Healthy Season

Posted in Press Releases | September 29, 2017

Dr. Kevin Plancher with Plancher Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine explains common ski and snowboarding injuries and tips to help prevent them New York, NY and Greenwich, CT (PRWEB) September 29, 2017 Colorful leaves falling from the trees means only one thing to die-hard skiers and snowboarders: the snow season isn’t far behind. Most people don’t realize […]


Tips for an Injury-Free Soccer Season

Posted in Press Releases | September 20, 2017

Dr. Kevin Plancher with Plancher Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine explains common high school soccer injuries and offers tips to avoid them New York, NY and Greenwich, CT (PRWEB) September 20, 2017 September 2017 – A new school year means soccer season is well underway, with nearly a million American high school girls and boys participating in […]


Treatment Options for Kneecap Problems

Posted in General Orthopaedics, Press Releases | August 30, 2017

Dr. Kevin Plancher with Plancher Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine explains conditions affecting the kneecap and offers tips on how they’re treated New York, NY and Greenwich, CT (PRWEB) August 30, 2017 It’s safe to say that most of us don’t notice our kneecaps – known medically as the patella – unless one of them hurts. But […]


Dr. Plancher provided opinion to Men’s Journal about The Real Reason to Get a Physical Before You Hit the Gym

Posted in In the News | August 24, 2017

HEALTH & FITNESS The Real Reason to Get a Physical Before You Hit the Gym by Laura Williams, 8/24/17 Newsflash: If you’re worried that exercise could cause a heart attack, it’s pretty unlikely. A 2015 study published in the journal Circulation found that only five percent of sudden cardiac arrests in middle-aged adults take place during “sporting” activities. […]


With Tennis Season in Full Swing, Can Tennis Elbow Be Far Behind?

Posted in General Orthopaedics, Press Releases | August 24, 2017

Dr. Kevin Plancher with Plancher Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine explains how tennis elbow is diagnosed and offers tips on treatment New York, NY and Greenwich, CT (PRWEB) August 24, 2017 With warm temperatures spanning from summer through fall, tennis season is still in full swing – and cases of tennis elbow are becoming more apparent in […]


Dr. Plancher was quoted in HEALTH on the topic of Runner’s Knee

Posted in In the News, Sports Injuries, Sports Injury, Trail Running | August 14, 2017

Everything You Need to Know About Runner’s Knee–Even If You’re Not a Runner You don’t have to run to develop patellofemoral pain syndrome, and fortunately, this knee pain is most often treatable without surgery. Cindy Kuzma, August 14, 2017 What is runner’s knee? Runner’s knee earned its nickname because of how frequently it strikes a […]


ACL Injuries on the Rise in Young Female Athletes

Posted in General Orthopaedics, Press Releases, Sports Injuries, Sports Injury | August 9, 2017

Dr. Kevin Plancher with Plancher Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine explains reasons behind trend and offers tips on ACL injury diagnosis and treatment New York, NY and Greenwich, CT (PRWEB) August 09, 2017 August 2017 –ACL injuries are common injury overall; however, young female athletes are far more likely than males to suffer a sprain or tear […]


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