Steroid injections

Helpful Information on How to Reduce Joint Pain with Injections

Joint pain is one of the leading causes for a visit to an orthopedist.  Joints in the upper and lower extremities can become painful and swollen.  The pain can hinder an individual’s ability to carry out even the simplest tasks such as walking, dressing, grooming, driving, or basic household activities.  Depending upon your diagnosis after a radiological assessment,

Knee Pain

How to Relieve Your Knee Pain with Accurate Diagnosis and Treatment

One of the most common knee injuries requiring arthroscopic surgery is a torn meniscus.  Now, you may be wondering exactly what is a meniscus and more importantly what purpose does it serve.

 

There are two C-shaped rubbery discs called menisci located within the knee joint between the tibia (shin bone) and the femur (thigh bone). 

tom-brady

How Knee Pain Caused by an ACL Tear is Diagnosed and Treated

Plans for a blog series addressing one of our most common patient complaint has been on our topic list for some time.  We recently visited the new Hard Rock Stadium for a University of Miami Hurricane game and here, in this brand new setting being in the midst of football season, seemed like the perfect time to launch our new series on knee pain.

Dr. Bruce Fletcher

Focus on Growth from Undergrad to Orthopedic Medical Student

BACKGROUND

Dr. Bruce Fletcher was born and raised in south Florida.  He studied, as an undergrad, at the University of Miami where he found the journey to become a medical student very competitive.   Part 1 of our series revealed how only a fraction of applicants are accepted into medical school.  US News and World Report recently published an article with data that less than 7% of applicants to 115 ranked medical schools were accepted. 

START TYPING AND PRESS ENTER TO SEARCH