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Breathing, Balance & Back Pain

Who would have thought that nasal breathing is so important? I have found that some neck and back pain, along with associated weakness and balance problems, can be improved with clear nasal breathing. The body has a great capacity to…

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Do I Have Knee Arthritis or a Meniscus Tear?

As we all get older, we all begin to notice aches and pains during activities that were once comfortable. Aches and pains in our knees are an unavoidable factor as we age, but it can also mean that you’re experiencing…

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Online Payments

We are excited to announce that Romano Orthopaedics now accepts payments online. Current patients can securely submit payments to Romano Orthopaedics through TransFirst/iPayX. We are happy to offer this convenient payment method to our patients. Please find the link to…

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New Videos

Sometimes, seeing really is believing. Dr. Romano's unique approach to helping athletes achieve optimal performance through his testing of balance, strength, breathing and flexibility is now starting to be cataloged on camera. We hope you enjoy the videos we'll be…

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Is Sugar Killing Us?

For those of us who made a New Year's resolution to eat healthy in 2017, below is an article from the Wall Street Journal warning us that sugar causes obesity, diabetes and heart disease. Furthermore, sugar causes inflammation in the…

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Sleep Apnea

Sleep Apnea (SA) occurs when a person frequently stops breathing for short periods (10-30 seconds) during sleep. This can occur up to 400 times per night. 25% of surgical patients suffer from SA and 95% of patients with SA go…

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Autonomic Neuro-Muscular Reflex Testing

In orthopaedics, we typically focus on your complaints, physical findings, X-rays and MRIs. However, our bodies are adeptly designed to compensate for injuries. At times, our presenting complaint may be far from the true cause of the underlying injury. My…

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Arthritis Care

My approach to arthritis care is very conservative. Although I am a surgeon, I believe that you should have an operation only as a last resort. Total joint replacements are wonderful and can be life-changing. But they can also be…

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Calcium and Vitamin D Facts

Calcium is a mineral used for building and maintaining strong bones and teeth. It is also essential for proper functioning of your heart, brain and nerves. Calcium is not made in the body — it must be absorbed from the…

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