Category Archives: Advice

Itching for Eczema Relief?

Known for its intense itch, eczema can be an irritating condition to manage and often affects different people in different ways. While eczema is typically thought of as a disease that occurs in infants and children, it can continue well … Continue reading

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Local Surgeon Involved in Novel Drug Study for Hip Fracture

FORT LAUDERDALE — We can’t avoid it. The aches and pains of growing old are inevitable and with it comes things like bone loss and increased risk for hip fractures. “As we age, our bones tend to weaken causing osteoporosis, … Continue reading

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Osteoarthritis sufferers – they’re not who you’d think!

When osteoarthritis is discussed, the image is often one of an elderly person hobbling along with joint pain. That is not always the case. Over the years, athletes such as Shaquille O’Neal, Dorothy Hamill and Wayne Gretzky have struggled with osteoarthritis. … Continue reading

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Treating Acne: Oral medications, Chemical Peels, Non-Invasive Lasers

What do Cameron Diaz, Brad Pitt and Alicia Keys all have in common? Well, besides being worth millions, they all struggle with acne. Acne doesn’t discriminate, it affects men and women of all races and a large range of ages. … Continue reading

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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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4 Tips to a Better Recovery from Total Hip Replacement in Fort Lauderdale

Surgery to replace a damaged hip joint offers our patients the opportunity to regain lost function and return to daily activities with increased ease and comfort. However, care must be taken following total hip replacement in Fort Lauderdale to encourage … Continue reading

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South Florida Orthopedics Explained: The Herniated Disk

At some point in their lives, most individuals will experience back or neck pain that makes many daily activities difficult to do. A common source of back or neck pain is the herniated disk. Interchangeably called a “slipped disc,” “bulging … Continue reading

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Hospital vs. Private Practice: Why the Independent South Florida Orthopedic Surgeon is Better for Your Health & Pocketbook

Have you ever wondered if there are advantages to choosing a hospital-employed physician over a private practice South Florida orthopedic surgeon, like Fort Lauderdale Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine? Will you receive better care in a hospital setting? Are the costs … Continue reading

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4 Ways to Establish a Great Relationship with Your South Florida Orthopedic Surgeon

Have you ever felt nervous or awkward while talking to your doctor? We know those drafty hospital gowns make everyone feel uncomfortable, but at Fort Lauderdale Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine, we believe discussing your health should never make you feel … Continue reading

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