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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, [...]

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 [...]

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.

  • 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. [...]

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Tiger Woods Stunning Comeback after Lumbar Spinal Fusion Surgery

April 16th, 2019|0 Comments

Tiger Woods brings home his 5th jacket from The Masters this past Sunday. This will be his [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • Common-Knee-Condition-young-Athletes

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. [...]

  • tiger-woods

Tiger Woods Stunning Comeback after Lumbar Spinal Fusion Surgery

April 16th, 2019|0 Comments

Tiger Woods brings home his 5th jacket from The Masters this past Sunday. This will be his [...]

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Why Does My Back Crack?

April 5th, 2019|0 Comments

Does your back crack when you roll over in bed? Do you stretch to the side and [...]