13Feb, 2018

Standing Tall : Life-changing stories | Spine Patient Testimonial

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Jewett Orthopaedic helps more than 250,000 patients a year get back to living. And our patients are just like you. Before their neck or back pain set in, they were active, happy individuals who enjoyed spending time with family and friends. And similar to you, they were afraid of what the true cause of their back pain was and wondered if it really was possible for them to feel better again. You can learn about who our patients are in their patient testimonials. More than anyone, our patients comprehend what […]
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6Feb, 2018

What can you expect on your first day of physical therapy

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Physical therapists are licensed health care professionals who help patients improve or restore mobility, and help patients reduce pain, and avoid the need for surgery. Physical therapists examine, evaluate, and treat patients whose conditions limit their ability to move and function in daily life. Our physical therapist’s overall goal is to maintain, restore, or improve your mobility and help reduce your pain. You can make an appointment with a physical therapist without a physician referral. Whether this is your first visit or you’ve been treated by a physical therapist in […]
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9Jan, 2018

Jewett expands walk-in hours to accommodate local athletes

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Now, patients can walk-in until 8:00 p.m. on weekdays and Jewett Orthopaedic Clinic has Saturday hours from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00pm in Winter Park. “It’s all about access,” said Dr. Michael Jablonski, President of Jewett Orthopaedic & Team Physician for University of Central Florida Athletics. “It’s about getting kids at all levels and at all ages and at all sports. It can be active people too, but it allows them that when they get hurt to get seen immediately. “We’re trying to take the level of care and go above […]
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6Jan, 2018

What golfing can do for your bone health

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Tips to reap the health benefits Golfing is a fun and competitive sport for people of all athletic abilities to enjoy. Whether you do it recreationally or competitively, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and the American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine (AOSSM) want golfers to stay injury free and take advantage of the health benefits of the sport. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, more than 131,000 people were treated in emergency departments and doctors’ offices for golfing-related injuries in 2015. EXPERT ADVICE “Proper stretching and […]
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19Dec, 2017

Five Reasons to Choose a Foot and Ankle Orthopedic Surgeon

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Foot and ankle orthopedic surgeons are MDs with the training and experience to keep your feet healthy and pain free. Foot and ankle orthopedic surgeons include both medical doctors (MDs) and doctors of osteopathy (DOs). With their expertise in whole body health, they treat foot and ankle problems  within the context of all your health needs. Foot and ankle orthopedic surgeons complete a minimum of 14 years of training, including medical school, an orthopedic surgery residency, and a foot and ankle fellowship. You can trust that your foot and ankle […]
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6Dec, 2017

Magic, Jewett, & Habitat for Humanity Team Up for our Community

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Dec. 5, 2017 ORLANDO – Sometimes it’s life’s unfortunate circumstances that help strengthen and empower an individual and entire family. LaToya Pugh, a 34-year-old mother of two daughters, wholeheartedly agrees with that. She herself found incredible inspiration and courage following tragedy. Several years ago, Pugh feared for her life and her children’s safety when her apartment was broken into twice. The second time it happened, though scared and unsure of what would come next, Pugh made the life-altering decision to not let fright or evil inhibit her from overcoming adversity. […]
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9Nov, 2017

Platelet-rich Plasma ( PRP ): A Non-operative Alternative for your Injuries

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During the past 10 years, the sports medicine community has increased the use of non-operative treatments for musculoskeletal injuries. You may have even heard news reports of professional athletes pursuing non-operative treatments to try to avoid surgery and speed up the healing process of their injuries. There are several non-operative alternatives, but the one that has gained the most attention in recent years is platelet-rich plasma (PRP), an evolving treatment modality where a concentrated platelet preparation of a patient’s own blood is made through centrifugation and separation. It is then […]
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6Nov, 2017

29 Years & Counting!

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We are proud & honored to keep the Orlando Magic in the game for 29 years & counting! “When we came to Orlando in 1989, we needed a dedicated, talented team of physicians who understood our unique needs, and Jewett was the natural choice,” says Richard DeVos, owner of the Orlando Magic. “They have been behind us every step of the way, helping our players stay healthy and achieve peak performance.” Since the establishment of Jewett’s Sports Medicine Center in 1985, sports teams and athletes throughout Central Florida have turned […]
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31Oct, 2017

Our first Total Knee Replacement using Mako™ Robotic-Arm Assisted Surgery

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Jewett Orthopaedic Clinic’s Pratik P. Desai, M.D., M.S. was the one of the first in Central Florida to perform Total Knee Replacement Using Mako™ Robotic-Arm Assisted Surgery on October 30, 2017. Over the years, knee replacement techniques and instrumentation have undergone countless improvements. Mako Robotic-Arm Assisted Technology with Triathlon Total Knee implants is an example of how technology is transforming the way joint replacement surgeries are being performed. When you hear ‘robotic-arm assisted technology,’ it’s important to understand that the Mako Robotic-Arm doesn’t actually perform the surgery. Surgery is performed […]
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25Oct, 2017

Meet our Lady Lake Doctors

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For over 80 years Jewett Orthopaedic has provided Orlando with world renowned orthopedic care & now we are honored to provide the city of Lady Lake & surrounding communities like the Villages® with that same personalized care.  Giving this amazing & ever growing community a local alternative to the current their orthopaedic options without traveling to Orlando or Tampa for top notch orthopaedic coverage. This facility hosts 4 orthopedic specialist. Meet our Lady Lake Team of  Doctors! Meet Dr. Megan Crosmer Meet Dr. Pratik P. Desai Meet Dr. Sean McFadden Meet […]
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