Category Archives: Specialties

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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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 Orthopedics Explained: What is Sciatica?

Did you know the sciatic nerve is the largest nerve in your body? It is comprised of individual nerve roots from the low back which combine like a telephone cable to allow the nerves to exit the pelvis and go down … 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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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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Fort Lauderdale Orthopedics Explains: Adhesive Capsulitis or “Frozen Shoulder”

Because we use our arms so much, anything that limits our ability to move them has a huge effect on our everyday lives. Frozen shoulder, also called adhesive capsulitis, causes pain and stiffness in your shoulder. It can occur following … Continue reading

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Study Finds Knee Replacement in Fort Lauderdale More Difficult in Obese Patients

A new study has found that obese patients face an increased risk for complications related to total knee replacement in Fort Lauderdale. The review, published in the October 2012 issue of the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, sheds new … Continue reading

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Fort Lauderdale Orthopedics Explains: Common Treatments for Plantar Fasciitis

Recently we blogged about plantar fasciitis, a common foot ailment treated at Fort Lauderdale Orthopedics. It’s most often experienced by long-distance walkers and runners, as well as athletes who participate in high-impact sports. Plantar fasciitis involves inflammation of the plantar fascia, … Continue reading

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Fort Lauderdale Orthopedics Explains: What is Plantar Fasciitis?

Many patients present annually to Fort Lauderdale Orthopedics suffering from heel pain or plantar fasciitis. Most patients with plantar fasciitis complain of pain under the heel, especially when walking first thing in the morning or when they get up after … Continue reading

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Alternatives to Treating Carpal Tunnel Syndrome with Orthopedic Surgery in Fort Lauderdale

Although few people know what it is, the median nerve is an important contributor to day-to-day living because it controls both movement and feeling in your thumb and first three fingers. Pressure on the median nerve causes carpal tunnel syndrome. … Continue reading

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