Core Physicians Blog

New Technologies for Treating Shoulder Pain and Functionality

Balloon arthroplasty presents a new option for patients suffering from rotator cuff tears. For patients needing a total shoulder replacement, we can now use diagnostic CT imaging to inform building a 3D-printed shoulder implant specifically designed to fit each patient.

Acupuncture Provides Relief for a Variety of Health Conditions

For many patients struggling with common – but often debilitating – health related symptoms, acupuncture can provide an effective healing treatment option that complements western medicine.

Nurse Midwives Provide Care for all Life Stages

Core patients have the option of choosing a Certified Nurse Midwife for pregnancy care through labor and delivery. Midwives also provide routine well care for all stages of life, from adolescence through menopause.

Don’t Delay Hernia Assessment and Treatment

Hernias are common, but ultimately must be treated with surgery – they won’t go away over time and will continue to get larger and more symptomatic. The good news is that we can treat them with a routine outpatient surgical procedure.

Spinal Cord Stimulation May Offer Pain Relief When Nonsurgical Options Fail

For people with longstanding back pain who haven’t been able to find relief with medications or surgery, spinal cord stimulation may be an option. 

Gallstones FAQ: Answers to Common Questions

Gallstones are common, but surgery is only indicated when they cause symptoms; at Exeter Hospital, we employ either laparoscopic or robotic techniques for gallbladder surgery, depending on the specific patient and case.

A Personalized Approach to Breast Cancer Care

Every breast cancer patient’s journey is unique and each person’s course of treatment will depend upon a variety of factors, so having a multi-disciplinary team and approach is crucial.