Category Archives: Surgery

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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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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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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Total Hip Replacement in Miami: Is it Right for You?

Arthritis, fractures and other conditions can damage the hip, making everyday activities painful and difficult. If medications, changes in your everyday activities, and the use of walking aids are not helpful, it may be time to consider hip replacement in … Continue reading

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How Our Orthopedic Surgeons in Fort Lauderdale Treat a Herniated Disk

Back and neck pain can sometimes be traced to the herniated disk, a condition in which the soft center of the flexible disk which cushions spinal vertebrae bulges out, producing pain, weakness or numbness. If you suffer from this ailment, … Continue reading

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How Orthopedic Surgeons in South Florida Evaluate a Shoulder Injury

Because your shoulder is the most flexible joint in your body, it allows you to place and rotate your arm in many positions in front, above, to the side and behind your body. This flexibility also makes your shoulder susceptible … 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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South Florida Orthopaedics Explained: Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement

Every year, thousands of conventional shoulder replacements are performed in the United States for patients with shoulder arthritis. This type of surgery, however, may not be an option for South Florida orthopaedics patients who have rotator cuff damage along with … Continue reading

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