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Stem Cell Injections Instead of a Knee Replacement: One Patient’s Journey

Maintaining an active lifestyle has always been important to Thomas Pittman. Despite having multiple surgeries on his medial meniscus, he had a hard time walking or doing activities that involved bearing weight on his left knee [...]

Welcome Dr. Warrell, Our Newest Physician

We are pleased to announce Christopher S. Warrell, M.D., has joined Orlando Orthopaedic Center as our 24th physician. Dr. Warrell is an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine, elbow, knee and shoulder surgery Beginning in November, [...]

Hamstring Injury and Recovery

Pulled hamstrings are a common occurrence with highly explosive athletes who engage in sports that require sprinting such as track and field, football, baseball, basketball and soccer. “A lot of my patients want to know about [...]

What’s the Difference Between a Herniated and Bulging Disc?

Many people interchangeably use “herniated discs” and “bulging discs,” and while both conditions affect the intervertebral discs, there are distinct differences between the two. Ravi R. Patel, M.D., an orthopaedic spine surgeon who specializes in minimally [...]

2017 13th Annual Orthopaedic Update for Allied Healthcare Professions

JOIN US AUGUST 5, 2017. This program focuses on evidence based practices for use of the latest technology and surgical procedures used to treat orthopaedic conditions associated with musculoskeletal trauma of the hand, wrist, [...]

What Are Spearing Tackle Injuries?

Cervical spine injury typically occur in football as a result of axial loading that stems from head-first contact and spearing tackle moves. “Football leagues from the NFL to local youth leagues have gone to great lengths [...]

Outpatient Microdiscectomy Low Back Surgery Gives Marathon Runner a Second Chance

On July 17th, 2016, the day after running 16-miles, Donna Nelson, an avid runner and recent patient at Orlando Orthopaedic Center, collapsed to the ground in pain. The discs of two vertebrae in her lower back [...]

UCL Surgery and Recovery: A Homerun Effort

Landon “Gage” Hutchinson, a sophomore baseball pitcher at Daytona State College, spent his entire life dreaming of a career as a professional baseball player. Then, he suffered an all-too-common injury to a ligament in his throwing [...]

Brachial Plexus Injuries

The brachial plexus refers to a network of nerves branching from the spinal cord in the neck that gives feeling and movement to the shoulder, elbow and hand. Injuries to this area range from minor and [...]

Back to Work Without Pain Following Trigger Finger Surgery

Six years ago, Joe Smith began having consistent trouble with a finger on his right hand: it would continually lock up and cause tremendous discomfort and even an inability to get work done on the computer. [...]

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