Dr. Amy Sewick

Orthopedic Surgery
CA
female

About

Bio

Enter your bio...

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Orthopedic Surgery

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

16 Answers
0 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amy Sewick
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Hip bones: Everyone's body is unique. The amount and location of body fat as well as muscle mass can help determine what parts of your body are more prominent.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amy Sewick
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Hip Pain: There are many causes of hip pain. It could be arthritis, a muscle strain, labral tear, loose body. You should be examined by your doctor to best ev... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amy Sewick
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Home workout: Hi Anton, If you have a smart phone, there are a lot of good apps nowadays that can give u some good home workouts and will tailor your workout based... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amy Sewick
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Broken collarbone: Has your doctor told you it is ok to work out? If you are clear to work out, you could trying doing some exercise with a dumbell or a resistance band... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amy Sewick
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Back pain: Hi Rahul11, If you are having back pain, you should do some stretching and strengthening exercises for your legs, back and abdomen. If you can tol... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amy Sewick
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Back pain: Hi, What about your back pain makes you scared? Low back pain is very common. Most cases of low pain respond to treatment like stretching and strengt... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amy Sewick
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Physiotherapy: The best way to tell a good physiotherapy program is by its results. Your therapist should help you to develop a program to address your condition/in... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amy Sewick
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Ignore: Staying physically active is important to help keep joints flexible.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amy Sewick
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Physiotherapy: Yes, it can cause injuries, especially if exercises are not done correctly or if the improper exercises are done. But with the support of a good ther... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amy Sewick
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Back pain: If your therapist and doctor say it is not serious, that is good news! That means that your back pain will likely respond to physical therapy and oth... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amy Sewick
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Swollen ankles: Many different things could make your ankles swollen. You should see your primary care doctor to evaluate this. Let him/her know what time of day th... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amy Sewick
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Chronic Back Pain: Hi Liam, What types of treatment have you had for this in the past. One of the best ways to prevent low back pain is by strengthening you abdomina... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amy Sewick
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Metaxalone: Hi Kathi, Metaxalone can cause dizziness and/or drowsiness. While taking this medication, your alertness may be impaired. You should avoid driving wh... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amy Sewick
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Ignore: Ask your doctor if any medications might help your symptoms.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amy Sewick
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Collar bone: Try sleeping on the side opposite the break. You can also try taking some pain medication before you go to bed. Sometimes it helps to sleep in a recl... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amy Sewick
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Sports Hernia: Lower back pain could be a secondary sports hernia, however, typically sports hernias are assoicated with pain in the abdominal or groin region.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.

Testimonials
Recommendations and Thank you notes are endorsements given from patients or other doctors.

2
Recommendations
6
Thank you notes
HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Sewick is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Sewick is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
HealthTap member
This was very helpful. Thanks!

Education & Training

Residency

University of Pennsylvania
Completed 2013
90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions, provide medical advice, write prescriptions, and more.
Answer emailed
in 24 hours or less