23Oct, 2019

Tips for Improving your Orthopaedic Health

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Tens of millions of people in the United States alone suffer from orthopaedic issues that affect their ability to live life how they want. In fact, bone and joint problems are one of the leading causes of long-term pain and disability in the world. While the physicians and surgeons at Jewett Orthopaedic Clinic are some of the best when it comes to treating orthopaedic injuries and disorders, prevention is often the best remedy. Here are five simple tips that go a long way towards improving your overall health, helping to […]
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2Oct, 2019

Joint Replacement: 5 Benefits of Outpatient Surgery – Recover faster at home with a new knee or hip

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Total hip and knee replacements have come a long way. Afterwards, people no longer lay in a hospital bed for three weeks; instead they generally begin walking at home within a day of the procedure. Of course, recovery still takes time. But it may surprise you to see how quickly that time passes after outpatient surgery, which is an option for some people.   If your doctor says you’re a good candidate, there are several advantages that make outpatient surgery the best option, says orthopedic surgeon Dr. Sean McFadden 1. […]
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30Sep, 2019

Overview of Common Knee Injuries

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  LIGAMENTOUS INJURIES OVERVIEW What Is a Knee Ligament? Four ligaments stabilize the knee and consist of thick bands of tissue. The lateral collateral ligament (LCL) and medial collateral ligament (MCL) prevent the joint from moving side to side, while the posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) and the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) prevent the knee from sliding backward or forward. Overview of Common Injuries & Causes Unfortunately, injuries to the knee occur quite frequently. Some of the most common causes of knee pain include muscle strains, ligament sprains, arthritis, biomechanical dysfunction, […]
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30Sep, 2019

Dr. Gregory Munson Employee of the Month Award | Jazleen

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We are honored to announce Jazleen as this month’s recipient of the Dr. Gregory Munson Employee of the Month Award. Jazleen has been with Jewett Orthopaedic for a few years now. She is always ready willing and able to help out a fellow co-worker and to jump right into a situation and handle it with Grace and professionalism. In this short time jazleen has been chosen for the front desk lead because of her leadership skills and her ability to navigate through all situations. We can always count on her […]
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23Sep, 2019

Magic and Jewett Orthopaedic Team Up to Beautify Habitat for Humanity Home

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ORLANDO – Lending a helping hand to families in need always puts smiles on the faces of Nick Anderson and Bo Outlaw, the Orlando Magic’s Community Ambassadors.There are many reasons why being out in the community as often they are makes them so happy, they both say, but what tops the list is just simply knowing the positive impact it makes on those being assisted. Thursday’s Magic volunteer project is a great example. Anderson and Outlaw, along with many other volunteers from the Magic and Jewett Orthopaedic, were at Silver […]
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16Sep, 2019

What Is an Ankle Fracture?  

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  A fracture is a partial or complete break in a bone. Fractures in the ankle can range from the less serious avulsion injuries (small pieces of bone that have been pulled off) to severe shattering-type breaks of the tibia, fibula or both. Ankle fractures are common injuries most often caused by the ankle rolling inward or outward. Many people mistake an ankle fracture for an ankle sprain, but they are quite different and therefore require an accurate and early diagnosis. They sometimes occur simultaneously. Symptoms An ankle fracture is […]
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14Sep, 2019

UCF Football’s Secret Weapon

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Those that attended or watched University of Central Florida‘s Football game these past few seasons may have noticed a large tent that injured players disappeared into. This is nothing to be concerned about—in fact, it’s one of UCF Football teams secret weapon. This tent is a Kinematic Sports SidelinER, a simple product with a revolutionary application & the first to be used in the American Athletic Conference.   The SidelinER is a portable and collapsible patient exam room designed specifically to meet the needs of athletic programs. In the past […]
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9Sep, 2019

Bahamian Hurricane Relief Efforts & Supply Drive

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The damage and impact caused by Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas has been devastating, and its path continues to affect our team members, families, & community.  We are proud to say our physicians and staff have responded with compassion and immediate action.  Jewett Orthopaedic has a long-standing history of providing support during times of need, and it is our privilege to do what we can to help those impacted by the storm. Jewett Orthopaedic is proud to partner with local organizations to help supply relief items and support recovery efforts. […]
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29Aug, 2019

Update: Hurricane Dorian | Open Thursday

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Wednesday, September 4th – Update All Jewett Orthopaedic Clinics locations  will reopen Thursday, September 5 for regular business hours. For immediate assistance please call our 24/7 patient contact center at (407) 629-2444 —————————————————- Monday, September 2nd – Update All Jewett Orthopaedic locations will remain closed on Wednesday, September 4th  All PSCC appointments have also been cancelled. Stay updated & informed with vital Jewett news via our website or any one of our social media pages. For immediate assistance please call our 24/7 patient contact center at (407) 629-2444   —————————————————— […]
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26Aug, 2019

What’s Causing My Ankle Pain?

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Generally speaking, people associate ankle pain with athletes. That’s certainly a fair observation. After all, strains and sprains are some of the most common injuries to befall both athletes and the ankle. This only makes sense considering how crucially the ankle functions in executing our everyday activities like walking. For example, consider the many instances in which an athlete may need to shift suddenly or pivot directions—two actions that apply a ton of stress on the ankle. If one lands the wrong way while doing so, it can easily precipitate […]
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