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Surgical Approach Reduces Pain and Recovery Time for Hip Replacement Patients

Michael Maniche of Willoughby knew for almost a year he needed a total left hip replacement. But having gone through a recent left knee replacement, he dreaded what he believed would be months of painful rehabilitation. He did some research and met with his previous orthopedic surgeon, but it wasn’t until he talked with Dr. Amar Mutnal, an affiliated surgeon of St. Vincent Charity Medical Center’s Spine and Orthopedic Institute, that he knew he was ready to take the leap to hip replacement. Michael chose Dr. Mutnal because of his specialized approach to total hip replacement surgery. Dr. Mutnal combines the latest in surgical techniques and technology – a minimally invasive anterior approach, digital templating technology and intra-operative x-ray. ...Continue →

HEART ATTACK SURVIVOR TEACHES OTHERS HOW TO DO THE “ST. VINCENT KISS”

Former patient Jonathan Petrea loves to tell others about the care he received at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center after suffering a heart attack in 2017. He also loves to demonstrate what he calls “the St. Vincent Charity kiss.” ...Continue →

When Back Pain Suggests Something Worse

Robert F. McLain, M.D., a spine surgeon in the Spine and Orthopedic Institute at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, was recently published in The Spine Journal and Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research about when back pain suggests something worse. ...Continue →

Adult stem cell therapy heals grandmother’s shoulder osteoarthritis

Suffering constant pain in her shoulder, Jeanie Fleischer found herself powerless to perform everyday tasks. Unable to open a car door, put water in the coffee pot and reach into her cupboard, Jeanie relied on Ed, her recently retired husband, to assist with daily chores that just a few years before seemed routine. Jeanie did her research and found some hope in a new solution, adult stem cell therapy, a promising regenerative treatment using cells from a patient’s own bone marrow to accelerate healing in moderate to severe osteoarthritis. The more she learned, the more she believed that this treatment therapy might be the answer to relieve her pain without the weeks of immobilization in a sling and the months and months of rehab that would come with shoulder replacement surgery. ...Continue →

A rare spine surgery has a Gates Mills woman walking tall again

Angela Wyatt was in pain and had gone to many doctors before she found the Spine and Orthopedic Institute. ...Continue →

FEAST OF ST. VINCENT DE PAUL CELEBRATES ST. VINCENT CHARITY DONORS, CAREGIVERS AND PATIENTS

More than 100 friends, supporters and caregivers gathered September 27 at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center for the Feast of St. Vincent de Paul Mass and Donor Reception. “St. Vincent Charity Medical Center is a place where we can find St. Vincent de Paul in the way we care,” said Bishop Gries. “Bless those who serve, bless our donors and bless all of us, because we truly thank God for the gift that has been given to us.” ...Continue →

Solving legal issues can improve mental health treatment outcomes

Catholic Health World's October 1st cover story features St. Vincent Charity Medical Center and its medical legal partnership (MLP) with The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland. St. Vincent Charity’s MLP provides free, on-site services to resolve civil legal issues that impact the overall health of patients. When it launched in 2017, the program was the first of its kind in Ohio to focus on the needs of those in treatment for behavioral health and addiction diseases. Today, the MLP has been expanded to all patients who qualify. ...Continue →

Liz Moro to be honored with radiant spirit award for going above and beyond during 42-year career

St. Vincent Charity will honor Liz Moro, nurse manager, with the 2018 Radiant Spirit award at the St. Vincent de Paul Feast Day Mass and reception on September 27 for her dedication and selfless service to those around her. The award honors those individuals within the St. Vincent Charity community who live lives of quiet dignity, service to their fellow human beings, heroism, generosity of spirit, warmth, leadership, care and love. ...Continue →

Tips for surviving a severe allergy season

Ragweed pollen, which causes hay fever, usually hits peak levels in mid-September, but temperature changes and rain over the past several weeks have led to record high daily pollen counts with no end in sight. Dr. Keyvan Ravakhah, internal medicine specialist, provides some tips for relief during allergy season. ...Continue →

NAVIGATING LEGAL LANDMINES PAVES WAY FOR ROSARY HALL PATIENT TO TURN LIFE AROUND

While at Rosary Hall, Suzanne met with an attorney from The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland because she was concerned about debt. The attorney, Jennifer Kinsley, and fellow attorney Michael Russell, are onsite at St. Vincent Charity as part of a unique medical-legal partnership (MLP) that provides free services to advise and represent patients and train providers in spotting social determinants of health with potential legal remedies. St. Vincent Charity’s MLP program was the first of its kind in Ohio to focus solely on the needs of those in treatment for behavioral health and addiction diseases. ...Continue →

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June 4, 2018

St. Vincent Surgeon Performs Breakthrough Knee Revision Surgery

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center’s Dr. Bernard Stulberg recently became the first orthopedic surgeon in the country to perform total knee revision surgery utilizing the latest GPS technology. The procedure marks a breakthrough in knee revision surg ...continue reading

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