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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 [...]

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, [...]

Common Football Injuries

What are the most common football injuries? If you play football, you know better than anyone that football is a “rough” sport. Regardless of the helmets, braces, pads, and supports, wounds are a typical [...]

Common Minimally Invasive Lumbar Herniated Disc Procedures

What are common minimally invasive lumbar disc herniation procedures? Compression and fracture of the disc located between the two vertebrae is the major cause of herniated disc. This causes the internal gel from the disc [...]

Spine & Orthopedic Center Welcomes New Spine Surgeon, Dr. Anup Gangavalli

Spine & Orthopedic Center welcomes orthopedic surgeon, Anup Gangavalli, M.D., FAAOS, to its team of elite physicians. Specializing in minimally invasive and reconstructive spine surgery, Dr. Gangavalli joins SOC’s clinical team to provide complete spine [...]

TIPS ON HOW TO PREVENT A GOLF INJURY

Golf is considered a low-impact game but it’s also the cause of a considerate amount of injuries. A golf injury is typically related to poor posture or an overuse of joints. Common injury areas are [...]

5 Self-Tests To Determine If You Have Tennis Elbow

If you experience pain around the elbow then there is a high chance you have Lateral Epicondylitis. This is a condition commonly referred to as Tennis Elbow. Lateral Epicondylitis is caused when there is damage [...]

Are flat feet in children something to worry about?

It’s understandable that parents worry when they see their child walking around with the sole of their feet making contact with the floor. Especially due to the list of issues which come with flatfeet as [...]

4 Low-Impact Exercises to Strengthen Your Core and Back

Our core is made up of a group of muscles that run down the center of our body - is the epicenter of balance and strength for virtually everything we do. Examples of these muscles [...]

10 Foods to Improve Male Health

Many of the favorite foods among men are not necessarily the best and most are recommended for good health. A healthy diet combined with regular physical activity can help men prevent heart disease and cancer, [...]

Questions & Answers

Visit our Questions & Answers by Dominic Chiappetta and Raina Diedrick, our certified PAs who answer all the questions from patients and readers. Visit our Questions & Answers section here.

  • Diabetic-foot

9 Tips for Preventing Diabetic Foot Ulcers

December 3rd, 2018|0 Comments

If you are living with diabetes, one of the best things you can do is to keep [...]

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 [...]

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

October 31st, 2018|0 Comments

Spine & Orthopedic Center (SOC) is proud to welcome, Thomas D. Riley, IV, M.D., to its elite [...]

  • Diabetic-foot

9 Tips for Preventing Diabetic Foot Ulcers

December 3rd, 2018|0 Comments

If you are living with diabetes, one of the best things you can do is to keep [...]

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 [...]

  • SOC-Welcomes-Dr-Riley

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

October 31st, 2018|0 Comments

Spine & Orthopedic Center (SOC) is proud to welcome, Thomas D. Riley, IV, M.D., to its elite [...]

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 […]