Category Archives: Physical Therapy

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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Good News May Be on the Horizon for Those With Knee Pain

Is the constant pain in your knees limiting your ability to walk and enjoy daily activities? If so, you are not alone. Knee pain is a common complaint heard by orthopaedic surgeons as ongoing physical activity weigh heavily on the … Continue reading

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How to Exercise after Knee Replacement: Tips that You Should Know

Proper exercise is critical to recovering from a knee replacement. Here are some insights about the workouts you can expect after your surgery: Exercise in the hospital A knee replacement patient may stay in the hospital three to five days. … 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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3 Things Our Surgeons Want You to Know Before Knee Replacement in Miami

Once a patient suffers knee pain that interferes with daily activities and can no longer be controlled with medicine and other treatments, total knee replacement becomes an option. While the thought of a major joint replacement can be intimidating, this … Continue reading

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Florida Orthopedic Surgeons Explain: Rehabbing an ACL Tear

The ACL, short for anterior cruciate ligament, is a major knee ligament crucial to knee stability. The majority of ACL tears occur during sports-related activities, such as pivoting or landing after a jump. The knee will “give out” from under … Continue reading

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Using Florida Orthopaedic Physical Therapy to Cope with Chronic Pain

Although therapeutic exercises may sound like sheer torture for those coping with chronic pain, working with a physical therapist may be one of the best pain management options. At Fort Lauderdale Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine, we offer a full range … Continue reading

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Sports Injury? Our Fort Lauderdale Orthopedics Team Can Help

Are you currently suffering from a sports-related injury? Let Fort Lauderdale Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine get you back in the game! Sports medicine is a relatively new health care field concerned with the treatment and prevention of injuries related to … Continue reading

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