Dr. Joshua Philbrick Joins Essex Orthopaedics

Dr. Philbrick is an expert in surgery of the upper extremity, and arthroscopic surgery of the wrist and shoulder, including shoulder replacement.

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Essex Ortho Life Changers!

Kevin Graber has always been a “rub some dirt on it” kind of guy when it comes to injuries, toughing it out in hopes that it will just eventually feel better. That all changed for Kevin, 45, when he broke his ankle, suffered

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Succeeding at the Highest Level

As a gymnast, Samantha Jezak of Windham is no stranger to injuries – large and small. Her knees and wrists take a lot of impact, but she credits Dr. Matthew Hawkins with allowing her to …

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Back on the Golf Course!

As a nurse at Holy Family Hospital, Christine Giarrusso was familiar with the doctors at Essex Orthopaedics & Optima Sports Therapy. So when it came time for her own surgeries, there was no

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When It Comes to Rotator Cuff Surgery, Less is More

Robert Degregorio bought a new house and proceeded to paint all the ceilings and doors himself.  No small accomplishment for anyone, but for Robert, who had been in pain for years…

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Worth the Trip!

Andrew Chabon of Andover passes by many physical therapy facilities on his way to Optima Sports Therapy, but the travel is fine by him to get the care he expects and deserves. “I travel to get to Optima for one reason – Jeff Kamuda

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Dr. Thomas Hoerner Provides Advice to Professional Golfers

Dr. Thomas Hoerner recently served as the MAKO robotic surgery expert providing expert orthopaedic advice to the professional golfers and their fans at the Stryker booth during the PGA…

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Dr. Tahsin Ergin to Treat Athletes at Olympic Training Center

He won’t be competing for a gold medal, but Dr. Tahsin Ergin, of Essex Orthopaedics & Optima Sports Therapy will be heading for the US Olympic

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It’s All About You

Essex Orthopaedics and Optima Sports Therapy recognize your needs are unique. So is our practice. Click HERE to find out what makes us the perfect fit for your orthopaedic and physical therapy need.

We had a welcome visitor to the office recently - Dr. Hoerner's dog, Pebbles - who for sure got a lot of love and attention!

[As a nurse at Holy Family Hospital] I knew how qualified the doctors at Essex Orthopaedics were. There were a lot of good orthopaedic surgeons in the area, so I had choices, but I knew the doctors at Essex Orthopaedics were not only top-notch, but also easy to talk to and compassionate, which is important.

Christine Giarrusso

Nurse at Holy Family Hospital