Seeing an Orthopedic Surgeon After a Car Accident

If you’ve been in a car accident – even a relatively minor one – there’s a lot you worried about. “How quickly can I get my car fixed?” “How much will my insurance cover?” “How am I going to get to work and run errands till it’s fixed?” With all the stress and all the…

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How to Avoid These 8 Common Sports Injuries

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While exercising is a healthy activity, you can hurt yourself when exercising or engaging in sports. Various preventable factors contribute to multiple sports injuries. Injuries limit you from engaging in sporting activities; thus, preventing them is crucial. This article highlights various sports injuries and some preventive measures to avoid them. The 8 most common sports…

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Common Shoulder Injuries in Sports

Shoulder injuries are common in many sports. Many athletes are at a high risk of injuries affecting the shoulder’s joint muscles, cartilage, tendons, and ligaments. These injuries cause great shoulder pain and other symptoms, which make it hard to work out and compete. If you are experiencing shoulder pain, you must visit a physician since…

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Sports Medicine FAQs

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Learn More About Common Orthopedic Injuries and Treatments When your knee hurts, you’ve twisted your ankle, or you’re experiencing unexplained soreness, should you rest or seek care from a general practitioner or a medical specialist, or simply rest the affected area? The specialists at Alexander Orthopaedics can help you determine the care you need to…

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Auto Injury Treatment in Palm Harbor

We don’t usually think about it, but driving a car is one of the riskiest things we do each day. In the U.S. there are about 6 million reported automobile accidents per year. In Florida alone, there were over 400,000 car accidents just in 2021, resulting in 253,000 reported injuries. While fatal car crashes grab…

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Quality Orthopedic Care in Palm Harbor

Alexander Orthopaedics' Palm Harbor office

Whether it’s your hips, knees, elbows, or wrists, joint problems make it hard to live your day-to-day life. Activities that were fun and easy are suddenly a challenge, and you start to second guess whether you can engage in activities you once took for granted. Whatever problem you’re experiencing, the experts at Alexander Orthopaedic Associates…

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Dr. Adam Perler Awarded FPMA Podiatric Physician of the Year

Dr. Perler FPMA Award

Annually, the outgoing Florida Podiatric Medical Association (FPMA) President, in conjunction with the FPMA Executive Committee, looks out on membership for an outstanding individual worthy of receipt of high distinction. They award the designation of “FPMA Podiatric Physician of the Year” in recognition of a member’s significant dedication, loyal service and leadership. This award acknowledges…

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The 5 Most Common Surgeries After a Car Accident

Female Driver Making Phone Call After Traffic Accident With Crash In Background.

If you’ve ever been in a car accident, it goes without saying that they can leave you reeling, figuring out what to do next, and often in pain. While this pain may not always be severe, it’s always important to seek medical attention in the days following an auto accident, despite any reluctance to see…

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When and Why Should You See an Orthopedic Doctor?

Surgeons and PA at Alexander Orthopaedics

For most people, an orthopedic doctor conjures a picture of medical scalpels and surgery. But if you suffer from chronic pain in your joints or muscles, an orthopedist holds the key to your healing. An orthopedic is very critical to our health and wellness. One in every two adults end up needing their services at…

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Easy Way to Treat Dupuytren’s Contracture With Xiaflex

Close-up of the hands of a musician playing the guitar. The fingers of the musician are pressing the strings on the guitar.

Our hands help us solve everyday problems and live a comfortable life. But sometimes conditions like Dupuytren’s contracture can prevent us from doing simple tasks like buttoning our pants or doing the dishes. Luckily, it’s easy to diagnose and treat, with the help of a simple Xiaflex injection. What is Dupuytren’s Contracture? Dupuytren’s contracture is…

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