News and Information
Providing unparalleled orthopedic care means staying ahead of the curve with regard to the ever-evolving advancements in procedures, techniques, and technology.
At Blair Orthopedics, not only do our doctors actively seek new educational material, information, and research, but they contribute to it—for their own benefit as well as for the benefit of their esteemed peers in the medical field.
Blair Orthopedics' very own Dr. Adam Budny is one of the first doctors in the region to offer total ankle replacement surgery, a complex and highly advanced procedure to treat severe ankle conditions. Recently, he appeared on WTAJ News with one of his total ankle replacement patients to discuss the procedure.
A stress fracture is a common sports injury, often occurring in weight-bearing bones, such as the tibia or the bones in the foot. There are typically only a few symptoms related to stress fractures: either a generalized area of pain and tenderness when the bone is bearing weight or severe pain during heavy exercise. Darkening or bruising can often be seen on the skin at the site of a stress fracture.
As the largest tendon in the body, the Achilles tendon connects your calf muscles to your heel bone, allowing you to run, jump, and walk. Though this tendon can withstand a great deal of stress due to running and jumping, it is also prone to injuries related to overuse and degeneration.
“It is an honor to be recognized by The Fellow Award, Honors and Memorials Committee with this distinction,” Dr. Rowe says.
Blair Orthopedics named orthopedic team physicians for Saint Francis University and two local athletic programs
Saint Francis University, Mount Aloysius College and the Tyrone High School football team have named Blair Orthopedics as orthopedic team physicians. In this role, the doctors of Blair Orthopedics are responsible for treating and coordinating the orthopedic and medical care of all student-athlete team members at Saint Francis University and Mount Aloysius College and for the football team at Tyrone High School.
Adam M. Budny, D.P.M., foot and ankle surgeon at Blair Orthopedics, coauthored an article discussing Achilles tendon rupture treatment that was published in the June 2014 edition of Foot & Ankle Specialist, a peer-reviewed bimonthly journal offering clinical information for foot and ankle doctors.
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On Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014, Dr. Angela W. Rowe, orthopedic surgeon at Blair Orthopedics and treasurer of the Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society Board of Directors for 2013-2014, joined other Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society members to lobby legislators and the governor's office on the Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society's Mcare resolution proposal.
Local surgeon featured in professional podiatry journal
Dr. Adam M. Budny is featured in APMA News' January issue
ALTOONA, Pa. (Jan. 28, 2014) – APMA News, the professional journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association, recognized Adam M. Budny, D.P.M., foot and ankle surgeon at Blair Orthopedics, in its January 2014 issue.