DAPHNE, ALA. (April 25, 2019) The Spine Institute at Baldwin Bone & Joint is expanding its practice with the addition of Elizabeth “Hill” Luscher, a board-certified Nurse Practitioner (CRNP) who has focused her career on treating patients with orthopaedic injuries and conditions. Luscher became a registered nurse in 2008, working in hospital and outpatient specialty settings in the Mobile area. In 2014, she earned a Master of Nursing degree with honors from the University of Massachusetts, then returned to the Gulf Coast to practice with a private orthopaedic physician group until most recently.
“We are delighted Hill Luscher joined our team at The Spine Institute,” said Charles Gordon, M.D., The Spine Institute at Baldwin Bone & Joint. “Her extensive experience working with patients who suffer from neck and spine injuries makes her a great fit for our practice. We can’t wait for our patients to get to know her.”
Local Students Contribute 70% of Shoes Donated to Homeless Outreach Organizations
Daphne, AL (April 5, 2019) – Hundreds of people – primarily students and teachers – in Baldwin and Mobile Counties recently donated gently used shoes to Baldwin Bone & Joint’s 16th Annual Many More Miles Campaign, resulting in 2,728 pairs of shoes finding new life. Last year’s campaign resulted in just over 2,000 pairs donated.
Baldwin Bone & Joint, P.C., Dr. Glenn Glass, the University of South Alabama Student Recreation Center, and local schools partnered to collect shoes for the homeless outreach programs of Family Promise of Baldwin County and Wings of Life. The campaign, now in its 16th year, got off to a running start in January and concluded at the Azalea Trail Run held on March 23rd.
Mobile and Baldwin County students were challenged to collect shoes for homeless families in the area while earning money for their schools’ P.E. programs. Baldwin Bone & Joint awards cash prizes to the top three participating schools who donate the most shoes. Fairhope Intermediate won first place, collecting 1,100 pairs of shoes and received a $300 cash prize. Rockwell Elementary took second place ($200), and Mary B. Austin Elementary received third prize ($100).
The 1,906 pairs of shoes (out of the total of 2,728 pairs) donated by local schools have provided the largest collective donation to this important campaign. The response from schools this year has shown significant growth. Other schools participating in this year’s campaign include Dixon Elementary (MC), Bayside Academy (BC), and Spanish Fort Elementary (BC).
Local Students Greatest Contributors for Homeless Outreach Ministries
Daphne, AL (April 4, 2019) – Local runners and exercise enthusiasts may have put a lot of miles on old running shoes, but when they are donated to the “Many More Miles” campaign, those shoes will come to life again as they land on the feet of someone who really needs them.
For the 16th consecutive year, Baldwin Bone & Joint, P.C. once again hosted an important community project, “Many More Miles”. Partnering with the local schools, the Port City Pacers, Dr. Glenn Glass and the University of South Alabama Student Recreation Center to collect shoes for the homeless outreach programs of Family Promise of Baldwin County and Wings of Life. Shoe donations for 2019 were accepted January – March 2019.
This year’s campaign was record-breaking with 2,728 pairs of shoes donated! Local students were the overall greatest contributors to this year’s campaign – donating 1909 pairs of shoes for this special homeless outreach project, hosted by Baldwin Bone & Joint. The top three schools (Fairhope Intermediate, Rockwell Elementary and Mary B. Austin) were awarded cash prizes to go to their P.E. programs. Other schools participating in this year’s campaign include: Dixon Elementary (MC), Bayside Academy (BC), and Spanish Fort Elementary (BC). The schools collectively contributed 70% of shoes donated! Thank you to all!
PAUL B. CANALE, MEDICAL DIRECTOR, THE SPINE INSTITUTE, EARNS “COMPASSIONATE DOCTOR” AND “PATIENT’S CHOICE” AWARDS FROM VITALS … 28, 2019) — Dr. Paul B. Canale, a board certified and fellowship-trained … Canale received Compassionate Doctor Recognition and a Patients’ Choice Award …
“Many More Miles” – For the 16th year, Baldwin Bone & Joint is hosting a community project to collect shoes for Wings of Life homeless outreach programs and for, the first year, Family Promise of Baldwin County
DAPHNE, Ala. (Feb. 28, 2019) — Dr. Paul B. Canale, a board certified and fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon at The Spine Institute at Baldwin Bone & Joint, was recently recognized with two awards, in part for the difference he makes in the lives of his patients.
Canale received Compassionate Doctor Recognition and a Patients’ Choice Award for 2018 from Vitals, an online database of medical professionals owned by WebMD that ranks physicians based on patient experience and feedback. (Photo: Dr. Paul B. Canale)
“We are delighted that patients continue to confirm what we already know,” said Greg Shoemaker, Practice Administrator, Baldwin Bone & Joint. “ Dr. Paul Canale is a highly-skilled surgeon and caring physician who ensures his patients understand their conditions and treatment options.”
Daphne, AL (January 25, 2019) – Daphne-based Baldwin Bone & Joint is pleased to announce the recent expansion of hospital coverage to include South Baldwin Regional Medical Center (SBRMC) located in Foley, AL. The SBRMC hospital board recently formalized medical staff privileges for Drs. John Todd, Drew Corbett, Matthew Goldman and Michael Chamblee, board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeons with Baldwin Bone & Joint. Additionally, Baldwin Bone & Joint physicians serve on medical staff with Infirmary Health (Thomas Hospital and Thomas Medical Center, Baldwin County) and Providence Hospital in Mobile, AL.
“We are delighted to expand our services in Baldwin County and look forward to this new relationship in South Baldwin County. We continually strive to ensure a positive experience for each patient and their family members with convenience as an added value,” says Greg Shoemaker, Practice Administrator.
Daphne, AL (January 23, 2019) – The Spine Institute at Baldwin Bone & Joint recently expanded to include Dr. Charles Gordon Jr., the only fellowship-trained neck and spine surgeon on the Alabama and Mississippi Gulf Coast who performs minimally invasive neck and spine surgeries in Mobile and Baldwin County.
Dr. Paul B. Canale, medical director of The Spine Institute at Baldwin Bone & Joint, and Dr. Gordon, perform surgeries that offer faster relief from pain through smaller incisions, shorter hospital stays and quicker recovery times compared to traditional back surgeries.
“Because of Dr. Gordon’s specialized training, our patients will no longer have to travel out of state for laser navigated neck and spine surgeries,” Dr. Canale said. “We now also offer complimentary MRI reviews for those who have been told they need spine surgery.”
Special Campaign Partners with Local Schools, USA and Businesses to Keep on Giving Life to Old Shoes for Those in Need
Daphne, AL (December 11, 2018) – Local runners and exercise enthusiasts may have put a lot of miles on old running shoes, but when they are donated to the “Many More Miles” campaign, those shoes will come to life again as they land on the feet of someone who really needs them.
For the 16th consecutive year, Baldwin Bone & Joint, P.C. will once again host this important community project, partnering with the Port City Pacers, Dr. Glenn Glass, The University of South Alabama Student Recreation Center, and local schools to collect shoes for the homeless outreach programs of Wings of Life and for, the first year, Family Promise of Baldwin County.
Dr. Charles Gordon Brings Minimally Invasive, Motion Sparing Spine Surgery to the Team of Orthopaedic Specialists
DAPHNE, AL (August 16, 2018) – The physicians and staff of Daphne-based Baldwin Bone & Joint are pleased to announce the association of fellowship-trained spine surgeon, Charles Gordon, Jr., MD.
“Early intervention with comprehensive care is key to helping my patients get back to doing what they love,” says Gordon. “For anyone suffering the pain and disability associated with spinal injury or disease, a successful outcome begins with early intervention and open conversation,” continues Dr. Gordon. “The first step to developing an individualized treatment plan is to understand each patient’s goals.” (Photo: Dr. Charles Gordon, Jr.)
Gordon recently completed a spine surgery fellowship with the University of Maryland’s distinguished R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center located in Baltimore, MD. His training in minimally invasive and robotic spine surgery techniques allow him to treat common spinal conditions with small incisions, less blood loss, less initial pain and most importantly a more rapid recovery and return to activities for patients.