Arthritis

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RiverRide 100 Raising Money For The Arthritis Foundation

PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) – One hundred miles, along five rivers, all in one day to raise money and awareness for the Arthritis Foundation. Jeff Krakoff and four of his friends will be biking the […]

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–10/15/2014

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Colin Dunlap: Clint Hurdle Fights Through The Pain

Clint Hurdle says a prayer each morning.

93-7 The Fan–09/18/2014

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Mayor Peduto Honors Young Arthritis Advocate

A local teen was honored Saturday by Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto for her continued efforts to find a cure for arthritis.

05/17/2014

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Neil Walker’s Dad Named Adult Honoree For Pittsburgh Walk For Arthritis

It is the leading cause of disability in the county. Every 1-in-5 adults along with 300,000 children are affected by arthritis.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–04/24/2014

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New Stem Cell Procedure Gives Hope To Pain Sufferers

PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) Stem cells have been used to treat cancer patients, multiple scleroses, and other conditions. Now, a local practice, Rehabilitation and Pain Specialists, is now bringing to the Pittsburgh area a non-surgical adult stem cell procedure to treat pain in patients.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/21/2014

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New Video Game Helps People With Physical Therapy

Millions of kids got video games this Christmas, but kids aren’t the only ones playing.

12/25/2013

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Medical Frontiers: Rheumatology

On this week’s edition of Medical Frontiers, KDKA Radio’s Robert Mangino and Dr. Gerald Pifer welcomed Dr. Anisha Dua to discuss rheumatology.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/09/2013

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Medical Frontiers: Upper Extremity Orthopedic Surgery

Dr. Pifer was joined by AGH Orthopaedic Surgeon Brad Palmer to discuss Upper Extremity Orthopaedic Surgery.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/11/2013

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Ultrasound Offering Arthritis Patients Some Relief

Doctors have found a new way to diagnose and treat arthritis, and the technology is saving doctors and patients both time and money.

04/20/2012

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New ’30 Year Knee’ Improves Patient Recovery

It doesn’t take a whole lot of time to get a good handle on why Clarence Dietrich is so happy to share his story.

03/16/2012

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Medical Frontiers 11-21-11: Rheumatoid Arthritis

Medical Frontiers  is joined by Mary Wasko, M.D. and Fotious Koupouras, M.D. The doctors are both experts in Rheumatoid pain and arthritis. They take your calls and answer your questions. Listen to Medical Fontiers every […]

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–11/21/2011

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Painful Arthritis Condition, Gout, Plaguing Younger People

Gout is one of the most painful arthritis conditions, and it’s no longer a problem only for older people. It’s now attacking people as young as 30.

08/17/2011

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Pianist Encourages Children With Arthritis

A concert pianist originally from Pittsburgh wants to encourage youngsters with arthritis not to give up.

05/19/2011

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