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Foot & Ankle

When one part of the foot or ankle is hurt, it can affect the entire foot.

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Hand & Upper Extremity

We provide the most advanced care possible for the hands and upper extremities.

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Hip

Most common cause of hip pain is Osteoarthritis (i.e. Degenerative Joint Disease).

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Knee

There are many causes of knee pain, resulting from injury and disease.

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Pediatric Orthopedics

Our pediatric surgeons are experts in treating injuries and conditions of our children.

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Shoulder

The shoulder represents one of the most complex joints of the body.

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Spine

Neck and low back pain are common occurrences in the general population.

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The spine is one of the human body's most complex structures. If you're having pain in your back or neck, trust Sarasota Orthopedic Associates. Our team of board-certified, fellowship-trained physicians has the expertise to evaluate and address your spinal condition.

Diagnosing Spine Problems

The cervical, thoracic, and lumbar sections of your spine are made up of many bones, joints, ligaments, nerves, tendons, and cartilage, any of which could become injured or inflamed. In fact, an estimated 80 percent of Americans report experiencing back or neck pain at some point in their lives. This can stem from many causes, such as a slipped or herniated disc, degenerative disc disease, erosion of the sacroiliac joint, spinal stenosis, pinched nerve, accident, or an injury. Regardless of the cause of the pain, treatment typically starts with conservative measures, such as physical therapy and pain medication.

Our Surgical Services

Depending on the cause of your pain, surgery may be required if more conservative measures to resolve the problem and control the symptoms are ineffective. Some conditions can be treated using minimally invasive spine surgery, while others require traditional open surgery. Common spine procedures include removal of a damaged disc, relieving pressure on a compressed nerve, fusing two vertebrae, and installing supporting devices such as plates, bone screws, and rods. We also provide post-surgery physical and occupational therapy services on-site.

Fortunately, most cases of back and neck pain can be resolved without surgical treatment. When it comes to the treatment of spine disorders, Sarasota Orthopedic Associates offers a comprehensive approach to spine assessment and treatment for our patients. Call (941) 951-2663 to schedule a same-day appointment at one of our convenient locations in the Sarasota area.

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Sports Medicine

Our physicians are experienced in treating participants of all levels of sports.

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Pain Management

Pain management is important for pain control, especially if you suffer with chronic pain.