Monthly Archives: February 2013

South Florida Orthopaedic Answers: Does Weather Affect Arthritis?

Heading into spring, South Florida will experience many temperature and humidity variations from day to day. But if you suffer from arthritis, you may not need to look outside to know when the weather is changing! Your joints may give … Continue reading

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Fort Lauderdale Orthopaedic Surgeons Stress Preparation & Safety During Winter Sports

According to the U.S Consumer Product Safety Commission, in 2011, nearly 300,000 people were treated for winter sports-related injuries. These included more than 58,000 injuries caused by sledding, nearly 109,000 snowboarding injuries and more than 124,000 skiing injuries. For those … Continue reading

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Orthopedic Surgeons in Fort Lauderdale Explain: Lindsey Vonn’s ACL Tear Common Among Female Athletes

On February 5, U.S. Olympic champion skier Lindsey Vonn suffered a serious knee injury when she crashed at the Alpine Ski World Championships in Austria. According to a team doctor, her complex orthopedic injuries involve a torn ACL and MCL … Continue reading

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