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Our SOC News section is devoted to share the latest information in spine health and overall wellness.  Through our SOC News page, we provide the latest news on spine and orthopedic care, advise from our doctors and all kinds of information aimed at helping our readers improve their health.

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, [...]

Does Rain Season Affect Joint Pain?

Florida is truly the Sunshine State offering a beautiful weather and hundreds of miles of beaches. With a combination of a humid subtropical climate in the North and Central parts and a tropical climate in [...]

Dr. Alan MacGill Speaker at The 2018 ACFAS Annual Scientific Conference

Coral Springs, FL - Alan MacGill, DPM, FACFAS, CWS, recently named as One of America’s Most Influential Podiatrists, was a keynote speaker at the 76th Annual Scientific Conference for the American College of Foot & [...]

6 Easy Exercises to Strengthen Your Shoulders

Almost all of your daily activities may require you to move your arms, thus demanding the use of your shoulders. Strong shoulders are the unsung heroes of the upper body. They are powerful and have [...]

Dr. Ashish Sahai Setting the Pace With Another Distinguished Award

Boca Raton, FL (April 6, 2018) - The administration and employees of West Boca Medical Center, a local hospital in Boca Raton, Florida, committed to encouraging the practice of selfless service among medical practitioners, have [...]

Dealing With Joint Pain? You Need to Drink More Water

Our patients experiencing joint pain know how debilitating it can be. Some patients find it difficult to even perform basic tasks when dealing with severe joint pain whether it is due to an injury or [...]

Preventing Holiday Injuries When Decorating

The holiday season is here bringing joy and happiness.  It also brings a burning passion to hang decorations, decorate trees and place lights across the roof, windows, doors, and walls.  The effort clearly pays off [...]

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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How to Treat a Jammed Finger

October 15th, 2019|0 Comments

Treatment depends on the extent of the injury. However, home remedies for a mild injury can come in handy.

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Tips to Alleviate Back Pain on a Road Trip

September 20th, 2019|0 Comments

While trips are fun and exciting, they can be dreadful for people with back pain on a road trip.

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Hurricane Dorian Update

September 3rd, 2019|0 Comments

Due to Hurricane Dorian, Spine & Orthopedic Center has decided to take proper measures for the safety [...]

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Hurricane Injury & Illness Prevention Tips

August 30th, 2019|0 Comments

It’s important to take the appropriate measures to prevent injury & illness before a hurricane, even if [...]