18Jun, 2018

Outpatient Robotic-Arm Assisted Total Knee Application at Jewett Orthopaedic Clinic

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[Orlando, FL,  June 18, 2018] – Jewett Orthopaedic Clinic is one of only two outpatient surgery centers in the state of Florida to now offer outpatient robotic-arm assisted total knee application for use with its Mako System. This latest advancement in joint replacement surgery transforms the way total knee replacements are performed and is now available at  the Physicians’ Surgical Care Center in Winter Park, Florida. Total knee replacements in the United States are expected to increase 673 percent by 2030,1 yet studies have shown that approximately 30 percent of […]
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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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4Jun, 2018

Top 5 Exercises and Stretches to Relieve Shoulder Pain

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Shoulder pain, one of the most common orthopaedic conditions, is caused by damage to one or more of the components of the shoulder—the bones, muscles, tendons and ligaments that comprise the joint. This damage can be caused by disease, chronic overuse, or acute injury, so shoulder pain can appear immediately or progress gradually over time. If you are currently experiencing shoulder pain, starting a shoulder strength and flexibility program may help reduce or eliminate your discomfort. Never perform any activity, stretching or otherwise, that causes pain or discomfort in your […]
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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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30Apr, 2018

Golf injuries: Play it safe with these tips

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Golf injuries are common but avoidable. Learn how to protect yourself. Although golf is a low-impact sport, it’s associated with a significant number of injuries. Many golfing-related injuries are a result of poor mechanics or overuse. The most commonly injured area is the lower back, followed by the elbow, wrist and hand, and shoulder. Follow these tips to stay in shape on the course. Adjust your swing The entire body is used to execute a golf swing in a complex and coordinated movement. When this movement is repeated frequently, significant […]
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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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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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