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What Exactly is a Joint Replacement?

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There may come a time in your life, if it has not happened already, where your joints start to fail you. This is not the end of the world. With advancements in technology, it is now possible for joints to be replaced through surgery. This type of surgery is helping all kinds of people live […]

How long does it take to heal from a broken ankle?

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If you have a broken ankle, you’re probably wondering how long it will be before it’s healed. Broken ankles can range from severely impeding your ability to walk, to being barely noticeable, depending on where the fracture occurred and how severe it is. How many bones are in the ankle? The ankle joint is comprised […]

Three Common Runner Injuries You May Need to Fix

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Runner Injuries Running is no doubt a healthy form of exercise and a great hobby. While running may be extremely beneficial for your heart and weight-loss efforts, it can sometimes take its toll on your legs, feet and ankles. Listed below are three common injuries that runners often have to deal with. Shin Splints Shin […]

Choosing Between a Podiatrist or an Orthopedic Surgeon

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Injuries, diseases and disorders of the ankle and foot can benefit from being treated by a specialist. If you are like many people trying to navigate the healthcare system in the United States these days, though, you are likely to be confused about which specialist — a podiatrist or an orthopedic surgeon — will provide […]

Tired of Dealing with Hand and Wrist Pain?

Posted on in Hand Specialist

The human hand is a scientific marvel, capable of countless tasks. For those suffering from hand and wrist pain, though, these tasks can become a near constant source of discomfort. If you are tired of dealing with hand and wrist pain and the problems that it causes, our hand surgery specialists are ready to help […]

Benefits of Visiting a Hand Surgeon

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There are a number of benefits from seeking the option of hand surgery specialists and receiving treatment at the Jacksonville orthopedic unit. Learn why people with hand pain or limited range of motion turn to a hand surgery specialist.

Reasons You May Need Hand Surgery

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Our hands enable us to thrive. We feel, touch, grasp, carry and hold the world around us using our hands. So, what do we do when our hands hurt or are weak? In some cases, we turn to the experience and expertise of one of our Jacksonville Orthopedic surgeons. This blog explores the reasons you […]

3 Sprained Ankle Types: Here’s How to Tell Them Apart

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Ankle sprains are common injuries among people of all ages, but that doesn’t mean every sprain is the same. In fact, there are three primary types of sprains. During your initial evaluation, your orthopedic doctor will perform a careful evaluation of your ankle to determine the type and severity of your sprain so your treatment […]

How An Orthopedic Surgeon Can Help You

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Whether arthritis, back pain, sports injuries or overall stiffness, an orthopedic doctor from Southeast Orthopedic Specialists can help treat your pain and discomfort. An orthopedic surgeon is a medical professional that is dedicated to the diagnosing, treating, prevention and rehabilitation of injuries, diseases or disorders relating to the musculoskeletal system. This can include tendons, muscles, […]

How Do I Know If I Really Need a Hand Surgery Specialist?

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A hand fracture and a hand injury that’s going to require surgery are two different things. But how do you know if your particular injury is going to require surgery? The first thing you need to do is contact a hand surgery specialist immediately. Scheduling an appointment with an orthopedic surgeon is the only way […]