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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Non-surgical Treatments for Shoulder Pain

May 28, 2014

Shoulder pain can be highly debilitating and limit you greatly in your daily activities. While some shoulder injuries may require surgery, there are several non-surgical treatment options that have been shown to be effective for improving shoulder pain. As you...

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What Exercises Are Good for Knee and Hip Arthritis?

May 20, 2014

Up to one in four people will develop symptomatic osteoarthritis of the hip, and almost one in two people will develop arthritis in the knee during their lifetime. Furthermore, in obese individuals, symptomatic knee arthritis affects every two out of three people. These numbers are startling and truly emphasize...

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Do You Have an Ankle Fracture? What’s Next?

April 28, 2014

In addition to being caused by serious events such as falling, being injured while playing sports or being in a car accident, fractured ankles are commonly caused by something so seemingly insignificant as twisting or rolling your ankle. While some fractures,...

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All About Back Surgery

April 22, 2014

Whether or not to have back surgery can be a difficult choice. While it is definitely not right for everyone, in some cases, it may be the best or even the only option. In general, back surgery is considered only when all other...

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Gate River Run 2014

January 8, 2014

Southeast Orthopedic Specialists is proud to again sponsor the Gate River Run!  Your premier orthopedic group will continue to be your source for training tips, nutrition information and race day insight.  Catch us every Thursday morning starting January 30th on WJXT Channel 4...

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Dr. Heekin Supports Research for a Cure

December 13, 2013

On Friday morning, Dr. Heekin appeared on WJXT News Channel 4 in support of the Arthritis Foundation and their upcoming Jingle Bell Walk and Run.  The event raises money for arthritis research in hopes of finding a cure.  Watch the...

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