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12
Dec

Will I be Able to Golf After my Partial Knee Replacement?

Many patients that are having or are thinking about undergoing a Partial Knee Replacement often ask, “Will I still be able to play golf after my Partial Knee Replacement?” And we would like to answer that question… Yes, patients that have had partial knee replacements often recover very fast compared to traditional joint replacements of the past. In fact, patients

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9
May

What Tests Check for Osteoarthritis?

Did you know that osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis and is also known as degenerative joint disease? This is the “wear and tear” of your joints. Osteoarthritis affects almost everybody in some manner as they grow older. “So what tests should I have done to check for osteoarthritis?” Usually, a doctor would be able to tell if

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10
May

Cortisone – The Sunny Side

What is cortisone? Cortisone is a naturally occurring hormone that your body secretes every day. It helps you regulate reaction to physical and mental stress, and helps to decrease inflammation. What is a steroid? Steroids are groups of hormones that include cortisone. Most of the orthopedic injections given today are different types of steroids, but they are still called “cortisone”

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22
Feb

Five Myofascial Pain Syndrome Mistakes

Myofascial pain syndrome is a condition of the spine characterized by pain coming from muscles and the connective tissues between the muscles. The connective tissues are called fascia. Myofascial pain syndrome can lead to further back and neck problems if left untreated. If serious the Florida Knee and Orthopedic Center can treat myofascial pain with trigger point injections. Trigger point

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