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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Bone Fractures After a Car Accident

Woman in pain from a fracture after a car accident

No matter how careful you are, car accidents can happen in a matter of seconds. With more than six million collisions in the US each year—an average of more than 18,000 accidents daily—it isn’t surprising that many of these high-impact wrecks lead to bone breaks. Even if you’re able to get up and walk away…

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Leg Pain After a Car Accident

Man laying on sofa with his leg elevated due to leg pain from a car accident

There’s no shortage of injuries that can arise in the hours, days, and even weeks after being in a car accident. A fair number of injuries sustained in auto collisions occur in the lower extremities—37 percent of car accidents, in fact—so it’s safe to say that leg pain is common after a car accident. Learn…

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Nausea and Vomiting After a Car Accident: What Does it Mean?

Young black woman sitting on her couch with a headache from a car accident

The aftermath of a car accident is usually overwhelming. You have to haggle with insurance companies, get broken limbs or sprains treated, and determine the best way to move forward with your life. In all that turmoil, it’s easy to ignore feeling flu-like symptoms after a car accident or nausea and headache after a car…

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Common Neck Injuries From a Car Accident

Man with neck pain after a car accident

If you’ve been in a car accident, neck pain can start immediately or occur in the hours or days following the collision. Although many people have experienced a stiff neck before, the impact of an accident can cause far worse damage, making it critical to seek care immediately.  Doing so allows doctors to determine if…

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