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Telemedicine Appointments are Now Available

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Orthopedic Telemedicine appointments are available via FaceTime or WhatsApp. Our expert physicians can assist all patients in evaluating and treating upper extremity problems from shoulders to fingers and conduct routine follow ups (when an injection is not likely to be recommended). We can also discuss the results of a MRI and nerve test or potential surgery. During a telemedicine appointment, we can also order new MRI or nerve tests or discuss physical and occupational therapy.

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Four Causes of Wrist Pain and Effective Treatments

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Newsum- white backgroundYou use your hands for just about everything: eating, working, dressing, caring, communicating, cleaning, driving … the list goes on. And you might not realize just how much you use your hands (from your wrist down to your fingers) until you start to feel pain or twinge that starts to limit your daily functioning.

Nick Newsum, MD, an orthopedic surgeon with a double fellowship training in hand, wrist, elbow, and microsurgery, shares the top four causes of wrist pain and effective treatments to help many patients reduce pain and get back to living their best life. (more…)

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INTRODUCING – Nicholas J. Newsum, M.D.

Dr. Nicholas J. Newsum is a double Board-Certified orthopedic surgeon from Lakewood, CO. He completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Colorado at Boulder where he graduated with distinction. He then went to medical school in Ohio at the University of Toledo where he was elected into the Arnold P. Gold Humanism Honor Society by his peers for his outstanding interpersonal and compassionate clinical care. Dr. Nicholas J. Newsum was also selected as a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha National Honor Society as a 3rd year student, an honor only given to the top 4% of medical students in the country.

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Avocado Hand Treated by Dr. Anup Patel

Orlando Hand Surgery Associates is comprised of hand surgeons specialized in microsurgery. We routinely consult for nerve and arterial injuries. Avocado hand has become commonplace with Dr. Anup Patel’s surgery being featured below. Call 407-841-2100 or text (844) 809-1082 to make an appointment with a doctor today!

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AdventHealth and Orlando Hand Surgery Associates Strike Partnership

ORLANDO, Fla., April 7, 2019 — AdventHealth, formerly known as Florida Hospital, has struck an affiliation with Orlando Hand Surgery Associates, an independent hand surgery group, to create a regional hand surgery center.

The Hand to Shoulder Center, which will be located on Princeton Avenue on AdventHealth Orlando’s campus, will include a walk-in clinic, a surgical center, a biomechanics lab, skills and cadaver lab, a microvascular lab and teaching and rehabilitation center. Leaders expect to start a hand surgery fellowship training in 2020. The center will also include satellite offices across Central Florida.

“We’re developing a regional hand center,” said Dr. George White, president of Orlando Hand Surgery and the director of the new center. “There’s no place in the Southeastern United States that puts everything that we do together in one place.” (more…)

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AdventHealth, Orlando Hand Surgery Associates Announce Affiliation

OHSA physicians will begin practicing at AdventHealth campuses this summer, offering personalized upper-extremity orthopedic care close to home.

ORLANDO, Fla., April 1, 2019 — AdventHealth and Orlando Hand Surgery Associates are pleased to announce an affiliation that will significantly expand exceptional upper-extremity orthopedic care in Central Florida. Together, OHSA and AdventHealth will establish The Hand to Shoulder Center, which will focus on providing personalized treatment options. The Center will include additional offices and physicians, our new walk-in clinic, hospital and emergency facilities, specialized diagnostic facilities and a research department including a biomechanics lab, skills and cadaver lab and a microvascular lab and a new teaching and rehabilitation center.  A Hand Fellowship training the hand surgeons of the future will start in 2020. (more…)

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The Difference Between Tennis Elbow and Golfer’s Elbow

Tennis elbow and golfer’s elbow are two common conditions that can cause pain to the elbow. Despite their names, tennis elbow is not limited to tennis players. And golfer’s elbow is not limited to golfers. Both conditions can occur due to several different occupations and activities. It can sometimes be difficult for those dealing with elbow pain to determine which condition they may be experiencing. Below we have listed information on both conditions and the characteristics that make them different.

What is Tennis Elbow? 

Tennis elbow, or lateral epicondylitis, is a condition involving the tendons that attach to the bone on the outside (lateral) part of the elbow. (more…)

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OHSA Now Offering PRP Therapy

Orlando Hand Surgery Associates now offers Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) therapy as a new surgery alternative for those dealing with chronic pain and injuries. With PRP therapy you can use the power of your own body to activate healing.

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