11Jun, 2018

Top 5 Common Knee Injuries

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The knee joint is a large, complex joint that connects the tibia to the femur. It absorbs an incredible amount of pressure and impact from routine, daily activities like walking or going up a flight of stairs. Since the knee joint is so complex, it is susceptible to injury, and any knee injury should be taken seriously. While many knee injuries are easily treated with conservative measures such as physical therapy and bracing, more severe injuries may require the skill of an orthopaedic surgeon. The knee is made up of […]
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28May, 2018

How do you know if you need medical attention from a FOOT AND ANKLE ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEON?

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Make an appointment with a FOOT AND ANKLE ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEON if you experience any of the following: Pain that persists for more than 72 hours or that increases with walking Pain after an ankle sprain “Clicking,” “locking” or “catching” in the ankle High-arched feet or flatfeet that become painful Arthritis in the foot or ankle after an old injury Achilles tendon injury Ankle or foot fracture Deformity of the foot or ankle Curling of one or multiple toes Painless ulcers or blisters on the feet
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25May, 2018

Minimally Invasive Total Knee Replacement

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Total knee replacement (also called knee arthroplasty) is a common orthopaedic procedure that is used to replace the damaged or worn surfaces of the knee. Replacing these surfaces with an implant or “prosthesis” will relieve pain and increase mobility, allowing you to return to your normal, everyday activities.The traditional approach to knee replacement uses a long vertical incision in the center of the knee to view and access the joint. Minimally invasive total knee replacement is a variation of this approach. The surgeon uses a shorter incision and a different, […]
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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

Meet Thomas | Outpatient Total Knee Replacement Testimonial

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See what patients have to say about their experience with our outpatient total joint program at Jewett Orthopaedic Clinic. Meet Thomas, a patient of Dr. Sean McFadden, as he shares his story about his experience. At Jewett Orthopaedic Clinic our tradition, passion and innovation cannot be contained, and neither can our belief in your boundless future. The journey to a better you starts with a single step. So what are you waiting for?
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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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18Apr, 2018

ACL Injuries

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ACL Injuries Call for appointment: (407) 629-2444 The Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) is the ligament responsible for stabilizing an individual’s knee. The tearing of the ACL is one of the most common knee injuries reported, particularly in sports. To learn more about the ACL and how to prevent and treat ACL tears, check out the questions listed below.   What is the ACL? The Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) is an important structure responsible for stabilizing the knee. It is located at the front of the knee between the shin bone […]
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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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