Dr. Caldwell

Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair

Dr. George L. Caldwell, Jr., MD Florida Spine and Sports Specialists The shoulder is a complex joint exposed to a great deal of stress during athletic activities. It is a shallow “ball and socket” joint and this design allows a great range of motion in all planes. The...

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ACL Knee Surgery Recovery Without Opioids

Advanced arthroscopic knee cartilage and ligament reconstruction (ACL) surgery techniques may allow return to activity after an injury. However, patients may have anxiety regarding pain and the possible use of narcotic pain medication after surgery. The current opioid...

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Florida Spine and Sports Specialists

We feel the key to successful treatment depends on obtaining an accurate diagnosis. This begins with a detailed history and physical exam which is augmented with appropriate imaging, electrodiagnostic studies, as well as interventional diagnostic testing to determine...

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THE ANTERIOR CRUCIATE LIGAMENT

HOW IS IT INJURED AND WHO NEEDS SURGERY? The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is one of the main stabilizers of the knee. The media is full of reports of injuries to athletes' ACLs and their subsequent surgeries. Despite this, few people have a comfortable...

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