Telemedicine Appointments Now Available

Wherever an orthopaedic injury may occur, orthopaedic telemedicine appointments are now available to connect you to one of our Orthopaedic specialists at South Florida Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine. South Florida Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine is [...]

Telemedicine Appointments Now Available2021-02-12T19:08:00+00:00

What Is Basilar Thumb Arthritis?

Basilar thumb arthritis typically occurs with aging or from a previous injury or trauma. The disease results when cartilage wears away from the ends of the bones that form the joint at the base of [...]

What Is Basilar Thumb Arthritis?2020-12-15T13:43:32+00:00

Tennis Injury Prevention Tips

Before you grab your racquet and hit the court, remember that proper warm-ups are essential for maintaining muscular integrity and joint health, not to mention avoiding muscle cramps, strains, and post-match soreness and stiffness. Warm [...]

Tennis Injury Prevention Tips2020-12-15T13:43:36+00:00

Bilateral Thumb Surgery Patient Testimonial: Removing Pain from Thumb Arthritis

What Is Thumb Arthritis? What Are Non-Surgical Treatments for Thumb Arthritis? How Is Thumb CMC Arthroplasty Performed? What Happens After Thumb Surgery? Whether from bone fractures, congenital deformities, or degenerative diseases, severe hand conditions [...]

Bilateral Thumb Surgery Patient Testimonial: Removing Pain from Thumb Arthritis2020-12-15T13:43:37+00:00

Tradition Location Now Open

We are excited to announce the opening of our newest location in the heart of St. Lucie county’s Tradition community at 9401 SW Discovery Way, Port St Lucie, FL 34987. The brand new, 30,000-square-foot state-of-the-art [...]

Tradition Location Now Open2020-12-15T13:43:39+00:00

Can You Be Awake During Carpal Tunnel Surgery?

What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? What Are the Benefits of Wide-Awake Surgery for Carpal Tunnel? How Is Wide-Awake Carpal Tunnel Surgery Performed? What Can You Expect After Wide-Awake Carpal Tunnel Surgery? Many hand surgery [...]

Can You Be Awake During Carpal Tunnel Surgery?2020-12-15T13:43:40+00:00

What Is Wide-awake Local Anesthesia Hand Surgery?

What Are the Benefits of Wide-awake Local Anesthesia Hand Surgery? Thanks to advances in modern surgical techniques, wide-awake local anesthesia hand surgery is possible for several of the most common procedures performed by orthopaedic [...]

What Is Wide-awake Local Anesthesia Hand Surgery?2020-12-15T13:43:41+00:00

Welcome Dr. Blackburn, Our Newest Physician

We are pleased to announce the addition of Alan R. Blackburn, II, M.D., an orthopaedic surgeon with fellowship training in hand and upper extremity treatment. “I am honored and humbled to join the excellent team [...]

Welcome Dr. Blackburn, Our Newest Physician2020-12-15T13:43:45+00:00

Knuckle Replacement Surgery Helps Patient Live Pain-Free

What Is the Cause of Knuckle Joint Pain? What is Knuckle Replacement Surgery? What Is the Recovery Process Like for Knuckle Replacement Surgery? What Are the Results of Knuckle Replacement Surgery? Imagine being in [...]

Knuckle Replacement Surgery Helps Patient Live Pain-Free2020-12-15T13:43:46+00:00

Hand Reconstructive Surgery Helps Patient Return to Her Life Without Injury

Serious hand complications can be crippling and seriously hinder one’s ability to enjoy life. Whether due to crushing bone fractures, congenital deformities, torn tendons or from rheumatoid arthritis, severe hand conditions often inhibit a person’s [...]

Hand Reconstructive Surgery Helps Patient Return to Her Life Without Injury2020-12-15T13:43:46+00:00

What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and How Can It Be Treated?

What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? What are the Symptoms of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? How is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Treated? What are the Results of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Surgery? Carpal tunnel syndrome is a progressive [...]

What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and How Can It Be Treated?2020-12-15T13:43:46+00:00

What Are Some Tips to Keep Typing?

What Is the Correct Alignment to Prevent Typing Pain? What Are 6 Actions That Lead to Injuries? What Is the Proper Posture and Technique for Typing? What Are Exercises to Relax the Wrists and [...]

What Are Some Tips to Keep Typing?2020-12-15T13:43:48+00:00

What is Carpel Tunnel Syndrome?

Carpel Tunnel Syndrome is the result of the median nerve in your hand being compressed for some reason or another. This median nerve (one of the largest in the hand) is what allows you to [...]

What is Carpel Tunnel Syndrome?2020-12-15T13:43:49+00:00

Carpal Tunnel Surgery: More Effective Than Splinting?

Carpal tunnel syndrome is treated with non-surgical treatments, such as splinting or corticosteroid injections, or surgery, to release the pressure from the nerve. In a recent review, researchers found that carpal tunnel surgery was more [...]

Carpal Tunnel Surgery: More Effective Than Splinting?2020-12-15T13:43:49+00:00
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