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 Crunch Time: Signs You Should See an Orthopedic Surgeon

Crunch Time: Signs You Should See an Orthopedic Surgeon

by Stephanie Meadows
According to a report conducted in 2016, a staggering 126.6 million Americans suffer from some sort of musculoskeletal pain. Whether you feel stretched, strained, or severely rundown, this type of discomfort can significantly impact your overall quality of life. The question is – how do you know when you have normal aches and pains, or something that requires a specialist’s consideration?

What Qualifies You For Workers Compensation In Florida

What Qualifies You For Workers Compensation In Florida

by Stephanie Meadows
The sunshine state has its perks: great weather all year, beautiful beaches – and mandatory Workers’ Compensation for a large portion of people in the workforce. Time spent away from labor due to an injury on the job can cost employees significant amounts of their salaries. From an employer’s standpoint, if you’re injured on their premises, they can be subjected to paying full medical costs that you incur.

Should You See a Sports Medicine Doctor?

Should You See a Sports Medicine Doctor?

by Stephanie Meadows
Perhaps the only thing more frustrating than sustaining a sports-related injury is trying to figure out what type of doctor to see.

How Dancers Can Protect their Bodies from Ankle Injuries

How Dancers Can Protect their Bodies from Ankle Injuries

by Stephanie Meadows
Is your arabesque putting you at risk for an ankle sprain?

How Orthopedic Doctors Can Strengthen Your Ankle After a Sprain

How Orthopedic Doctors Can Strengthen Your Ankle After a Sprain

by Stephanie Meadows
The ankle is pliable to a certain extent; but sometimes, we stretch its supporting ligaments to their limits.