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25 Years of Caring: 25 Facts About Florida Medical Clinic, Tampa Bay’s First Choice for Healthcare

By: Florida Medical Clinic | On: February 28, 2018

  Twenty-five years ago, a group of doctors joined together with one central mission: to help the residents of Florida lead healthier lives.  Since then, our thriving practice has grown exponentially. Every day, our expanding team of medical professionals help care for families in all aspects of health. Whether you need orthopaedic surgery, a consultation […]

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Sports Medicine Doctor Ira Guttentag Helps Prep Swimmers’ Return to Form

By: Florida Medical Clinic | On: December 21, 2017

Klaudia Greer might someday follow in the footsteps of her orthopedic surgeon. By STEVE LEE Editor, Florida Hockey Life   TAMPA, FL— Accomplished swimmer Klaudia Greer is extremely thankful to her orthopedic surgeon from the Florida Medical Clinic for helping her return to success in the pool. So much so, in fact, that she just might follow […]

Sciatica Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

By: Florida Medical Clinic | On: December 1, 2015

Sciatica refers to pain which occurs in the sciatic nerve – the nerve which runs from the lower back into each leg. Sciatica usually happens when the nerve is pinched. For the most part, sciatica only affects one side of the body at a given time. Sciatica is not a stand-alone medical condition on its […]

Exercises to Help Back Pain

By: John Hinson | On: November 12, 2015

Back pain is one of the most common medical issues in the US. Back pain can significantly affect an individual’s quality of life. Daily activities suddenly become difficult to enjoy, and sleeping can be a painful challenge. Spinal pain can easily make people more sedentary, which can quickly lead to other health problems. In reality, […]

Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

By: John Hinson | On: October 20, 2015

Spinal pain is one of the most common ailments today. More than 85% of Americans will experience back or spinal pain at some point during their lives. Spinal pain may result from accidents, congenital causes, wear and tear, age, or a combination of these. Lumbar Spinal Stenosis is a common spinal condition which can make […]

Spines and Scoliosis

By: John Hinson | On: October 20, 2015

Your spine is a vital component of your body, protecting your spinal cord from damage as well as supporting your body’s weight. Damage to the spine, whether by a medical condition or an external force, may be debilitating and can sometimes require surgery and physical therapy. Some individuals with spinal problems may find daily tasks […]

Dr. Geoffrey Cronen, MD — Spinal Surgery Specialist

By: John Hinson | On: October 5, 2015

Geoffrey Cronen, MD, is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery and fellowship trained in Spinal Surgery. He is a leader in the Southeast United States in spinal deformity and reconstructive surgery. Watch this informative video about Scheuermann’s Kyphosis. As a young teen, Forrest was diagnosed with Scheuermann’s Kyphosis, a progressive spinal deformity. Learn how Dr. Cronen helps him […]

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By: John Hinson | On: July 31, 2015

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Surgery for Scoliosis

By: John Hinson | On: July 27, 2015

Since the spine is essential to many aspects of movement and motor skills, the idea of surgery can be daunting. However, many people may face a time when considering reconstructive spine surgery is necessary. This may be due to a traumatic injury, degenerative diseases, genetics, or following failed back or spinal surgery. Surgery for scoliosis […]

How To Get Relief from Severe Hip Pain

By: John Hinson | On: July 3, 2015

Suffering from severe hip pain can keep you from enjoying many day-to-day activities.  Your hip joint is one of the body’s largest weight bearing joints and is used in both sitting, standing, and walking.  If you have severe hip pain, seeking relief from the pain that you experience is extremely important to you. Understanding how […]