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  • As local school districts and athletic authorities prepare to resume practices and reopen schools after COVID-19 closures, the specialty-trained sports medicine doctors at Orthopaedic Associates offer injury prevention guidance for area student…
  • The specialty-trained doctors of Orthopaedic Associates are now seeing patients at their state-of-the-art facility in Crestview as of July 20. Located at 5300 S. Ferdon Blvd., the practice’s new location offers residents of Crestview and the…
  • Sciatica is the result of a protruding or herniated disc in your spine. The out-of-place disc puts pressure on the nerves in your lower spine, resulting in mild to severe pain in the lower extremity. Typically, sciatica occurs in individuals ages 30…
  • Whiplash is a neck strain injury often associated with car accidents, but it can also occur in contact sports, such as football. The impact or blow causes the head to quickly jerk forward or backward, resulting in stretched or torn muscles and…
  • Due to the wear-and-tear effects of aging, our spines can change over the years. One of these changes that can occur is the narrowing of the spinal canal, which is a condition referred to as spinal stenosis. This results in pressure on the spinal…
  • As of May 5, the specialty-trained surgeons at Orthopaedic Associates have resumed elective surgery, or scheduled nonemergency surgery, for their patients. Since the state has eased restrictions preserving the stocks of health care resources,…
  • To help prevent the spread of COVID-19 while providing essential orthopaedic care services, Orthopaedic Associates is now offering telemedicine to their patients. Telemedicine allows patients to visit with one of the practice’s specialty-trained…
  • In order to minimize the risk of exposure to our staff and patients, Orthopaedic Associates is asking patients who have traveled to any of the areas affected by COVID-19 (coronavirus) or who have come in contact with individuals who have recently…
  • Just eight months after his second knee surgery and with help from board-certified orthopaedic surgeon Dr. Theodore Macey, Terry Bruce, a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps Forces Reserve, was able to complete the Marine Corps Marathon.…
  • At 68, after serving his country, recovering from five bypasses, back surgery, and two knee surgeries, Desert Storm veteran, grandfather and volunteer Charles “Terry” Bruce finished the Marine Corps Marathon at the end of 2019.  In 2011, Terry…