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Getting a Total Joint Replacement? Avoid These 7 Common Post-Surgery Mistakes

Is it time for a total joint replacement? Surgery can be scary, but when it’s medically necessary, it’s good to not only prepare for the procedure but also prepare for your post-surgery recovery. As orthopedic specialists, we see common mistakes that patients make as they rehabilitate. Most missteps ...


Making a Plan for the Perfect Fit: Customizing Knee Implants

To read the full article from VENUE Magazine, click here. Often when patients visit Beacon Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine for the first time, they are confused or at the very least a little overwhelmed by the many buzzwords they’ve heard regarding knee replacement surgery. They may have heard the ...


Is Your Knee Pain Arthritis or a Torn Meniscus? 3 Questions to Help Figure it Out (And a Bonus Tip!)

Sometimes it’s all in the wrist. Other times it’s all in the hips. So what happens when it’s all the knees? When you have knee pain, especially if you’re an older adult, it can be hard to know what’s causing it. In today’s blog article, we break down the difference between arthritis and a ...


No, You Aren’t Too Young for Arthritis

And other facts about arthritis you should know   If you suffer from arthritis, you aren’t alone. More than 54 million adults in the United States live with doctor-diagnosed arthritis. The actual total of those who experience it could be almost double that number since most people don’t ...


A Hike a Day is the Orthopaedic Doctor’s Way

Dr. Michael Swank is Hot on Our Trail Cincinnati Nature Center is a local treasure that invites its visitors to slow down, enjoy nature, and take a hike. Few know that more than Dr. Michael Swank, board-certified surgeon specializing in hip and knee replacements. As a Nature Center member and creator ...


IN & OUT: Patients Safely Experience Outpatient Joint Surgery

Read the full article on VENUE Magazine by clicking here.   There’s no denying that COVID-19 changed everything, and while a number of those changes were unsettling, some were for the bet- ter. Such was the case in the world of orthopaedics. According to Michael Lawson Swank, M.D., orthopedic ...


Beacon Orthopaedics Reaches Four Thousand Outpatient Total Joint Replacements Performed

To read the full article covered by Becker's Healthcare, click here. CINCINNATI, Ohio – Beacon Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine proudly announces that they’ve completed 4,000 total joint replacement (TJR) surgeries in the Ambulatory Surgery Center setting. “This milestone shows our commitment ...


Walk it Off: Orthopedics and Healthy Weight Week (January 17-23)

Prevention is good medicine. One of the biggest preventive measures you can take is maintaining a healthy weight. Carrying excess pounds can contribute to numerous health problems — orthopedic issues included. That's why we're joining medical professionals around the country in recognizing Healthy ...


Cincinnati Magazine Top Doctors 2021

Each year, physicians are selected by their peers in a survey, asking them which physicians they would turn to for their own personal care. Beacon Orthopaedics is proud to have 34 doctors listed on the latest Cincinnati Magazine’s Top Docs List of 2021. We are very proud of all of our physicians and ...


A Walk A Day Can Keep The Orthopaedic Doctor Away

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Meet the Best Knee Surgeons in the Cincinnati Area at Beacon Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine

At Beacon Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine, we are lucky to have some of the best knee surgeons in the country on our staff. When you have a knee injury and don’t know where to go, our doctors are available without a referral from the ER or a physical therapist. Meet our talented knee surgeons here!   Dr. ...