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Dr. Michael J Swartzon, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Sports Medicine
4741 South University Drive; Suite 140
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Michael Swartzon practices family medicine and sports medicine in Coral Gables, FL and Fort Lauderdale, FL. In addition to English, Dr. Swartzon speaks Hebrew. His areas of expertise include knee problems, leg problems, and arthritis. He is affiliated with South Miami Hospital, Doctors Hospital, and West Kendall Baptist Hospital. Before completing his residency at the University of Kansas Medical Center, Dr. Swartzon attended medical school at Tel Aviv University, Sackler Faculty of Medicine. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Swartzon takes.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Knee Problems, Neck Problems, Ankle Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Carl Christopher Eierle, MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
601 N Flamingo Road; Suite 101
Pembroke Pines, FL
 

Dr. Carl Eierle, who practices in Plantation, FL and Pembroke Pines, FL, is a medical specialist in adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery. Dr. Eierle (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish, German, and Italian. Areas of expertise for Dr. Eierle include knee problems, minimally invasive surgery, and partial knee replacement. He is affiliated with Memorial Hospital West and Broward Health Medical Center (BHMC). Dr. Eierle attended medical school at Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Eierle completed a residency program at Naval Medical Center San Diego. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Shoulder Problems, Partial Knee Replacement, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, Hip Resurfacing, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
20601 E Dixie Highway; Suite #330
Aventura, FL
 

Dr. Jerry Sher specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He attended the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. Dr. Sher speaks Spanish. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Sports Health, Hip Problems, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Lower Back Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Sophia Esther Deben, MD
Specializes in Foot & Ankle Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
20601 E. Dixie Highway; Orthopaedic Specialists of Miami Beach
Aventura, FL
 

Dr. Sophia Deben is a medical specialist in foot & ankle surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Deben speaks Spanish. Her areas of expertise include leg problems, bunion surgery, and hammer toe. She is professionally affiliated with South Miami Hospital, Mercy Hospital, and Mercy Miami Hospital. She is a graduate of George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. Her residency was performed at the University of Missouri Health System, a hospital affiliated with the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC), and a hospital affiliated with the University of Maryland. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Deben honors.

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Relevant Interests: , ankle arthritis, arthritis, foot arthritis

All Interests: Ankle Fusion, Knee Pain, Shoulder Pain, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Knee Problems, Ankle ... (Read more)

Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
601 N Flamingo Road; Suite 213
Pembroke Pines, FL
 

Dr. Daniel Sheldon's area of specialization is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Sheldon's clinical interests include knee problems, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and hip arthroscopy. He is affiliated with Memorial Hospital West. Dr. Sheldon is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO. He welcomes new patients. He is a graduate of the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. He trained at Jackson Memorial Medical Center for residency. In addition to English, Dr. Sheldon speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Sports Health, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Knee Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Brad Kenneth Cohen, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
20601 E Dixie Highway; Suite 330
Aventura, FL
 

Dr. Brad Cohen, who practices in Aventura, FL and North Miami, FL, is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. His areas of expertise include the following: arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and sports health. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Cohen has an open panel. Dr. Cohen attended medical school at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Stony Brook University Medical Center. Dr. Cohen (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish, French, and Haitian Creole.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Sports Health, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Steven Gorin, DO
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
21097 Ne 27th Court; Suite 350
Aventura, FL
 

Dr. Steven Gorin works as an orthopedic surgeon. Areas of expertise for Dr. Gorin include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement). He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Gorin welcomes new patients. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC), Dr. Gorin attended medical school at Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. He speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Sports Health, Shoulder Problems, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, Arthritis, Replacement ... (Read more)

Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
10794 Pines Boulevard
Pembroke Pines, FL
 

Dr. Babak Sheikh works as an orthopedist and sports medicine specialist in Lauderdale Lakes, FL, Pembroke Pines, FL, and Miramar, FL. On average, patients gave him a rating of 2.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Sheikh is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He is a graduate of Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. For his residency, Dr. Sheikh trained at Montefiore Medical Center. He has received distinctions including Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition and Florida Super Doctors. Dr. Sheikh (or staff) speaks Spanish and French. He is affiliated with Memorial Hospital West. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Sheikh's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Sports Health, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Lower Back Problems, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
21000 Ne 28th Avenue; Suite 200
Aventura, FL
 

Dr. Thesselon Monderson, who practices in Miami, FL and Aventura, FL, is a medical specialist in hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Monderson (or staff) is conversant in Spanish, French, and Haitian Creole. He attended medical school at Howard University College of Medicine. Patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Monderson accepts. Dr. Monderson is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Sports Health, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Lower Back Problems, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Pediatric Sports Medicine
1150 N 35th Avenue; Suite 345
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Randolph Cohen is a pediatric orthopedic surgeon and pediatric sports medicine specialist. Before completing his residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Cohen attended medical school at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Cohen accepts. He has received distinctions including Boca Raton Super Doctors and South Florida Super Doctors. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital West, and Memorial Regional Hospital (Hollywood, FL) - Main Campus.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

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What is Arthritis?

Arthritis is a painful disease of the joints. There are many different kinds of arthritis with various causes, but they all lead to pain and inflammation of joints such as the hip, knee, or wrist. Arthritis affects people of all ages, races, and genders, but it is more common in women and older people. It is the leading cause of disability in the United States.

Symptoms of arthritis include swelling, pain, and stiffness. They can occur in a single joint or throughout the body. It is common for symptoms to come and go, known as flares. In some kinds of arthritis, flares may be caused by specific triggers, such as exercise, stress, or an allergic reaction.

By far the two most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Osteoarthritis happens when wear and tear on joints breaks down the cartilage between two moving bones. In a healthy person, cartilage cushions and lubricates the bones so they can glide over each other as they move. When the cartilage becomes thin or tears, the ends of bones rub and cause pain. In rheumatoid arthritis, the body’s own immune system becomes confused and attacks joint cartilage, weakening it and causing inflammation.

Treatment for arthritis depends on the specific type, but it may include:
  • Avoiding arthritis triggers
  • Hot or cold therapy, such as ice or hot packs
  • Oral or injected medications, such as corticosteroids, NSAIDs, and biologics
  • Physical therapy and gentle exercises
  • Surgery to repair or replace damaged joints

In many types of arthritis, early treatment can prevent more serious damage to your joints, keeping your symptoms in check. Whatever stage you are in, help exists to let you stay active and manage pain. There are many options to get you moving again.
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