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September 21, 2021

MC Hammer memes aside, there is nothing funny about hammertoe. It’s unsightly, can be painful and makes life a little more difficult. At the Wayne Surgical Center (WSC), hammertoe can be treated and help you get back on your feet, literally. What is Hammertoe? Quite simply, it’s when a toe ...

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Reoccurring ear infections, allergies and enlarged adenoids, among other reasons, can sometimes lead to fluid building up in the middle ear, affecting hearing and sometimes causing pain or discomfort. For children, if the issue is present in both ears, it could also affect speech ...

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Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA) is a technique that has been successfully used to treat back and neck pain. The pain management doctors at Wayne Surgical Center and Elite Surgical Center in Wayne have been using this minimally-invasive technique to help their patients for 14 years. Here’s how it ...

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For the past twelve years, Dr. Christopher Kizina has been treating patients who suffer from enduring, persistent pain. He is an Anesthesiologist and Pain Medicine doctor at the Wayne Surgical Center. He graduated from Temple University Medical School and said that he chose this specialty because ...

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The septum is the part of your nose that separates your two nostrils. A crooked (deviated) septum is actually quite common, however when it’s severe, the bone and cartilage that makes up the septum can block airflow to one or both nostrils. This can make many things in life more difficult. At ...

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Some have described the pain of passing a kidney stone by comparing it to childbirth, only much worse. If you’ve ever suffered from kidney stones, the idea of passing one can be frightening. At the Wayne Surgical Center, a welcome and non-invasive treatment is available. It’s called Lithotripsy ...

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Open up and say “Ahhhhh.” Those two round lumps in the back of your throat are your tonsils. Like the adenoids, which are high in your throat, behind your nose and the roof of your mouth, they are a part of your immune system. Both the tonsils and the adenoids help your body trap bacteria and ...

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If you are one of the millions who suffer from back pain, relief is of the utmost importance, and for those with extreme cases, relief is sometimes very hard to find. There are people whose back pain is not helped by pills or surgery, and there are people for whom pills are not always ...

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The Wayne Surgical Center now offers Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS), which is a minimally-invasive procedure to help doctors assess and identify digestive and pulmonary diseases. The device is able to create precise images of surrounding tissue by using ultra-sound waves. It can also take small ...

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Whether you are having a major surgery like a hip replacement or a smaller, less invasive procedure such as foot surgery understanding what to expect from the experience can calm nerves and make the process easier for you. The Wayne Surgical Center and its sister site, The Elite Surgical Center ...

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When it’s time to start thinking about hip replacement, it’s good to have a basic understanding of what is actually done during the surgery and what your expectations can be. Dr. Craig Wright, MD is the hip replacement specialist at the Elite Surgical Center in Wayne. He is a local, having grown ...

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There has never been a better time to have a partial knee replacement.  Right here in Wayne, the Elite Surgical Center on Hamburg Turnpike is offering Robotic-Arm assisted partial knee replacement procedures.  This new technology allows surgeons to personalize procedures to each patient. And, it ...

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Nowadays, surgeries do not need to be performed only in a hospital setting. Choosing an ambulatory surgery center (ASC) for outpatient, same day surgeries can offer less waiting, better parking, a more pleasant, comforting experience and usually cost savings. Also, there is less likelihood of ...

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