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What is That Warm Sensation in my Thigh

Typically, the warm flashes last only for a few seconds and then disappear. However, over time they become more persistent and painful.

7 Possible Causes of Shoulder Pain

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.

7 Signs of Knee Arthritis

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 [...]

A Surprisingly Common Knee Condition Affecting Young Athletes

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 [...]

Tiger Woods Stunning Comeback after Lumbar Spinal Fusion Surgery

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 [...]

Why Does My Back Crack?

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 [...]

How to Maintain a Healthy Spine

Every day there are millions of people who end up suffering from many nagging types of back pain. On top of being painful, this can have a negative effect on your overall daily life. For [...]

Tips to Avoid Neck Pain On An Airplane

When you travel on an airplane, it's typical to develop neck pain, especially if you sit in an uncomfortable position or sit for a long period of time. If you have experienced neck or back [...]

9 Tips for Preventing Diabetic Foot Ulcers

If you are living with diabetes, one of the best things you can do is to keep your blood sugar levels under control. If not properly managed, diabetes can result in severe complications such as [...]

By |December 3rd, 2018|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Spine & Orthopedic Center Welcomes Sports Orthopedic Surgeon, Dr. Thomas Riley, IV

Spine & Orthopedic Center (SOC) is proud to welcome, Thomas D. Riley, IV, M.D., to its elite team of physicians. Dr. Riley is accepting new patients at SOC's offices in Plantation, Coral Springs, Deerfield Beach, [...]

Questions & Answers

Visit our Questions & Answers by Raina Diedrick, Kendally Guardia and Victoria Verrengia, our certified PAs who answer all the questions from patients and readers. Visit our Questions & Answers section here.

Can you lay on your back after surgery?

November 1st, 2018|0 Comments

Yes, you can lay on your back after surgery. To reduce pain after a spinal procedure it [...]

Why do I have shoulder pain from golfing?

October 26th, 2018|0 Comments

There are several reasons you could be experiencing shoulder pain from golfing or playing a sport in general. This can only be diagnosed by a professional. Although typically, when someone is dealing with shoulder pain from playing golf it is due […]

How can I stop sciatica pain?

October 16th, 2018|0 Comments

It is very common for people to think of sciatica as a condition. Although, it is not. Sciatica pain comes from an underlying cause. If you suspect you are experiencing sciatica pain, contact your healthcare professional for a proper diagnosis. A common stretch exercise to relieve pain from your sciatic nerve is below: […]

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What is That Warm Sensation in my Thigh

August 8th, 2019|0 Comments

Typically, the warm flashes last only for a few seconds and then disappear. However, over time they become more persistent and painful.

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7 Possible Causes of Shoulder Pain

July 26th, 2019|0 Comments

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.

  • Knee-Arthritis

7 Signs of Knee Arthritis

June 11th, 2019|0 Comments

Do you suspect that you or a loved one has knee arthritis? Within this article, you can [...]

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A Surprisingly Common Knee Condition Affecting Young Athletes

May 9th, 2019|0 Comments

Many people have never heard of Osgood-Schlatter disease, even though it affects about 21% of adolescent athletes. [...]