Due to Hurricane Dorian, Spine & Orthopedic Center has decided to take proper measures for the safety of our patients and employees, and all our offices will be closed on Tuesday September 3rd. As of today, we will resume normal operations on Wednesday, September 4th. If you are a patient, please call us toll free [...]
It’s important to take the appropriate measures to prevent injury & illness before a hurricane, even if one isn’t headed your way. However, since Hurricane Dorian is now on track towards Florida we all need to be as prepared as possible. Injury prevention is very important and we should all be careful during and after [...]
Living in Florida, we've had our share of hurricanes. In 2017, Irma was projected to hit the East Coast of South Florida, quickly gaining speed. At the last minute, it switched paths and made a beeline towards the West Coast. Devastating many people who were not prepared for this turn. This being said, we should [...]
Are you having trouble finding a sleep position when experiencing a bout of sciatica? Our physicians and physical therapists at Spine & Orthopedic Center are sciatica pain specialists. Our highly trained and certified physical therapists specialists have put together an article on the best pillows and sleeping positions for someone living with sciatica. Sciatica can [...]
Typically, the warm flashes last only for a few seconds and then disappear. However, over time they become more persistent and painful.
Many of us experience shoulder pain, although typically in different ways. For some, it may be a sharp or burning sensation while for others it’s achy and tinder. Regardless of the type of pain, this may limit movements and interfere with daily activities.
Do you suspect that you or a loved one has knee arthritis? Within this article, you can find common arthritis symptoms, such as joint pain. Joint pain should never be ignored. However, before we dive into the seven signs of knee arthritis, it’s important to understand the three main types. Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most [...]
Many people have never heard of Osgood-Schlatter disease, even though it affects about 21% of adolescent athletes. This condition is common in physically active children between the ages of 8 -15. Although, it also occurs in less active children and teenagers who are experiencing a growth spurt. During this time, muscles, bones, and tendons rapidly [...]
Tiger Woods brings home his 5th jacket from The Masters this past Sunday. This will be his 15th major golf tournament victory. His previous championship was over 10 years ago in 2008 when he triumphed at the U.S. Open. Two years ago in 2017, Tiger Woods had undergone his fourth back procedure. At this time, [...]
Does your back crack when you roll over in bed? Do you stretch to the side and hear a chorus of cracks and pops up and down your spine? Have you ever wondered why that is? So have doctors. There is not a singular consensus on one cause for this. Although, there are a few [...]