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Warning Signs You May Have a Torn ACL

Posted on in Surgery

The joints in your body are what give you your mobility. Nature designed them to withstand a lot of wear and tear, but even nature couldn’t make joints and ligaments indestructible. Your knee receives a lot of stress on a daily basis, and its design is built for that, but the knee is also a […]

Spinal Fusion Surgery for Chronic Back Pain

Posted on in Spine Care

Most adults suffer from back pain. Don’t let your back pain keep you from working or doing the things you enjoy. Visit a spine care doctor. Tests can determine the cause of your pain. Your doctor will discuss a plan of treatment. Conservative means can be tried, but if you can’t get relief from your […]

4 Things You Didn’t Know about Osteoporosis

Posted on in Orthopedic Surgeons

You’ve probably heard of osteoporosis. Maybe you even try to get enough calcium in your diet to avoid osteoporosis as you age. There’s a lot more to preventing osteoporosis and understanding it than simply trying to up your calcium intake. Here are four important things you probably didn’t know about osteoporosis. What Is Osteoporosis? You […]

An Insight on Shoulder Arthroscopy

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Shoulder arthroscopy is an option for individuals who suffer from shoulder disorders such as labral tears and rotator cuff tears. This is a surgical procedure that is conducted to diagnose, visualize, and treat a number of issues within the shoulder joint and in the area surrounding the rotator cuff. Shoulder arthroscopy enables orthopedic surgeons in Jacksonville, FL to […]

Preventing Golf Injuries: 5 Tips to Consider

Posted on in Sports Medicine

Like most sports, golf is a fun activity that people like to indulge in. It may involve fewer activities, but the injuries are inevitable. Majority of people think that golf is a soft sport, but it has both negative and positive impacts on your body. Many golf injuries are a result of long hours swinging […]

Important Things You Should Know about Sciatica

Posted on in Pain

Millions of people experience back pain each year. In fact, studies show that around 80% of the American population will experience back pain at some point during their life. At Southeast Orthopedic Specialists we want to help you understand and treat your back pain. Living with back pain can negatively impact almost all aspects of […]

Signs You May Need a Joint Revision Surgery

Posted on in Joint Replacement

Total hip and knee replacement surgeries are probably more common than you think. In fact, patients with the need for joint replacement surgery are becoming younger. With more replacement surgeries being performed on younger patients, the need for possible joint revision surgery increases. Hip and knee replacements are generally good for 10-20 years, but with […]

Demystifying Myths about Physical Therapy

Posted on in Health & Fitness

A study conducted by the American Pain Association revealed that physical therapy is safer, less costly, and more effective than prescription drugs for treating chronic pain. Another study showed that when physical therapy is used as the initial treatment for a back injury, it takes less time and costs less to mend the injury to […]

Partial vs Total Knee Replacement: Learn the Difference

Posted on in Joint Replacement, Orthopedic Surgeons

The human body is an amazing machine. The musculoskeletal system gives your body form, stability, and mobility. This system, made up of bones, muscles, ligaments, joints, cartilage, and other connective tissues, is truly exceptional. Joints like your knees work endlessly each day for years. While your body can withstand a lot of wear, injury, arthritis, […]