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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. [...]

When Should You Take Pain Medication?

Acute and chronic pain affects roughly 100 million Americans with an annual cost in terms of medical treatment, rehabilitation and lost productivity estimated at more than $560 billion per year. In an effort to mitigate existing [...]

What is a Herniated Disc?

A herniated disc refers to an issue with the disc material that sits between the individual bones making up the vertebrae in the spine. These discs act as shock absorbers and cushions for the bones. The [...]

Arthroscopic Bankart Repair Lets Young Football Player Return to the Field

Shoulder-related injuries are a common occurrence with football players of all ages and skill levels. In fact, shoulder dislocations and acromioclavicular joint separations represent almost half of all shoulder injuries among athletes playing in contact or [...]

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, [...]

One Patient’s Outpatient Anterior Approach Total Hip Replacement Journey

Michael Connelly says he was unable to bend down to put on his shoes, and simple pleasures like working in the backyard were becoming increasingly difficult to perform. When the chronic discomfort became too much to [...]

Knee Surgery for Olympic Hopeful Gets Her Back to Gymnastics

The life of a young athlete can involve moments of great triumph and of great challenges. For Bailey F., one of her most recent triumphs was being offered a full gymnastics scholarship to Louisiana State University [...]

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