See a Doctor if You Are Feeling Pain After an Accident

September 10, 2014

If you have been in a car accident or any other type of serious accident, it is essential that you seek medical attention immediately. According to our orthopedic surgeons, it is important to do this irrespective of how strong or mild...

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Heekin Orthopedics Changes Name to Southeast Orthopedic Specialists

September 5, 2014

Heekin Orthopedics has changed its name to Southeast Orthopedic Specialists to better reflect the regional level of service the 14 Fellowship trained physicians provide. Southeast Orthopedic Specialists will maintain its five locations and four physical therapy locations. Read More

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Tips to Keep Your Spine Healthy

July 28, 2014

The majority of Americans will suffer from back pain at some point during their life, and while there is no way to fully prevent back pain from occurring, there are several things you can do to reduce your risk of...

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Symptoms of a Torn ACL

July 23, 2014

The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is one of four ligaments located in the knee joint, and is responsible for providing stability during walking and other activities. A torn or sprained ACL is a highly common knee injury, which affects more than...

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How to Prevent Sports Injuries

July 21, 2014

Sports injuries can affect anyone no matter how in shape they are. In fact, approximately 10 percent of all physically active adults suffer a sports-related injury every year, and more than 775,000 children under the age of 15 visit the emergency room with...

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4 Tips for Knee Pain Relief

July 11, 2014

The majority of American adults have experienced knee pain at some point in their lives, and many live with chronic knee pain. Fortunately, exercise and physical therapy have been proven to be just as effective as surgery for relief from...

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Occupational Therapist

July 10, 2014

General Summary An exempt position responsible for helping patients improve their ability to perform tasks in their daily living and working environments. Patients may have conditions that are mentally, physically, developmentally or emotionally disabling. Essential Job Responsibilities 1. Assesses patients...

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Physical Therapist

July 10, 2014

General Summary An exempt position responsible for rehabilitating persons with physical disabilities. Patients include accident victims and individuals with disabling conditions such as back pain, arthritis, and fractures. May specialize in orthopedics and sports medicine. Essential Job Responsibilities 1. Helps...

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How To Treat Sports Injuries

July 8, 2014

Because every injury is unique, our orthopedic surgeons in Jacksonville always recommend that you come in for any sports-related injury; however, there is a typical process you are likely to encounter as we work to heal your body. Read More

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