10May, 2018

Jewett Orthopaedic Clinic makes new partnership to better patient experience: 5 highlights

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Orlando, Fla.-based Jewett Orthopaedic Clinic partnered with Clearwave Corp. Patient Information Exchange to launch a patient check-in system at the orthopedic center. Here are five highlights. 1. Clearwave’s system allows patients to input information for check-in at a kiosk and gives the Jewett staff added time to assist patients with insurance verification and the follow-up process. 2. Patients can check-in at various points of reference, and Clearwave receives the patient data and cross references it to create a single identifier for the patient. 3. When a patient is identified, Clearwave […]
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7May, 2018

Jewett Orthopaedic Partners With Clearwave Corporation to Launch New Patient-Focused Check-In System

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Jewett Orthopaedic Clinic has selected the Clearwave Corporation Patient Information Exchange, healthcare kiosk and service-based solutions to help launch a new, state-of-the art patient check-in system that caters to patient needs. The enhanced patient check-in process will improve the patient experience, cut patient wait time and produce a more efficient insurance verification and eligibility process. The Clearwave system enables patients to quickly and easily provide necessary information for check-in and allows the Jewett staff to concentrate on assisting patients with important insurance verification and follow-up processes, instead of the typical […]
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4May, 2018

Total Elbow Replacement

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Although elbow joint replacement is much less common than knee or hip replacement, it is just as successful in relieving joint pain and returning people to activities they enjoy. Whether you have just begun exploring treatment options or have already decided to have elbow replacement surgery, this article will help you understand more about this valuable procedure. Anatomy The main structures of the elbow when viewed from the side. The elbow is a hinge joint which is made up of three bones: The humerus (upper arm bone) The ulna (forearm […]
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1May, 2018

Immediate physical therapy for low back pain may reduce health-care costs, opioid use, study shows

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Patients with acute low back pain who get a referral for physical therapy, and are treated within three days, use fewer opioids and have lower health-care costs, according to a study led by a University of Central Florida researcher. The study also showed that early physical therapy lowered the need for health-care services such as advanced imaging, spinal injection, emergency room visits and spine surgery. Researchers said this is the first population-based study to show the benefits of immediate physical therapy for patients who have acute low back pain, which […]
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6Apr, 2018

Our New 24/7 Patient Contact Center is NOW OPEN.

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Jewett Orthopaedic now has 36 patient care team members to staff a patient contact center at all times – including Christmas morning. The concierge service kicked off this month. You can now access Orlando’s top orthopaedic care now 24/7. Injuries happen fast, your recovery should too.
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5Apr, 2018

How Your Bones and Joints Change With Age

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As we age, it’s normal to notice small changes. A few more wrinkles. A little gray hair. But most of us don’t realize the effect aging has on our skeletal systems. It’s natural for our bones and joints to change with age. Find out what’s going on with your skeletal system and how to boost your bone and joint health. How Bones Change Throughout life, your bones are constantly changing. The body naturally removes old bone and replaces it with new bone. When you are young, bone is replaced much […]
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28Mar, 2018

Annual Physicals for Local Area High Schools

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Jewett Orthopaedic Clinic Sports Medicine outreach program is dedicated to providing the community with sports medicine and orthopaedic coverage for student-athletes.   Jewett Orthopaedic Clinic, our Physicians, & Staff proudly donate their time, knowledge, & resources to local high school to keep our community in the game! If your High School would like Free Sports Physical Exams please contact us we would love to help! #BeBoundless Upcoming Dates: 2018-19 Sports Physical Dates Wednesday April 4th – Lake Mary HS  – 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Friday April 20th –  Lake Highland […]
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27Mar, 2018

Employee of the Month – February

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We are honored to announce Sheila as February’s recipient of the Dr. Gregory Munson Employee of the Month Award.   Sheila has worked for JOC since 1996 and is a well-seasoned, integral member of our University staff. Sheila schedules surgery for two very busy physicians all while keeping the MDs and patient’s happy with no complaints. She remains in contact with the patients and guides them through the surgery process extremely well. She is well-liked amongst her coworkers and patients. Sheila does everything she’s asked to do all while keeping […]
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8Mar, 2018

Minimally Invasive Hip Replacement – Direct Superior Approach

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We understand that making sure you know what to expect from the hip replacement experience is important to you. If you have additional questions as you are reading through this material, please reach out to us to discuss. Diagnosis and Treatment of Hip Pain Each patient is unique, and can experience hip pain for different reasons. It’s important to talk to us about the cause of your hip pain so you can understand the treatment options available to you. One common cause of hip pain is arthritis, a degenerative condition […]
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27Feb, 2018

What is Arthroscopy?

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Arthroscopy is a surgical procedure orthopaedic surgeons use to visualize, diagnose, and treat problems inside a joint. The word arthroscopy comes from two Greek words, “arthro” (joint) and “skopein” (to look). The term literally means “to look within the joint.” In an arthroscopic examination, an orthopaedic surgeon makes a small incision in the patient’s skin and then inserts pencil-sized instruments that contain a small lens and lighting system to magnify and illuminate the structures inside the joint. Light is transmitted through fiber optics to the end of the arthroscope that […]
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