The Orthopaedic Group's May Newsletter
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Our Foot & Ankle Center Doctors:

The experts in the Foot & Ankle Center specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of injuries and conditions affecting the foot and ankle using both nonsurgical and surgical treatment methods to help patients restore their maximum function and return to their active lifestyles.

Call for an appointment: (251) 450-2746 or (800) 242-1348.

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National Osteoporosis Month

Osteoporosis is a loss of bone density that can occur as we age. It is responsible for over a million broken bones each year and is a major cause of fractures, back pain, spinal problems and loss of independence. We have been sharing helpful tips for bone health on our Facebook page. We also challenged our patients and colleagues to participate in the #JumpingJackChallenge
to raise awareness for the National Osteoporosis Foundation.
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Many of our patients participated in the national #jumpingjackchallenge campaign to help raise awareness of osteoporosis disease. Here is one of our favorite videos.
Summertime Breaks and Pains

Summer is a great time to enjoy the outdoors but is also the season for breaks and pains. The bones of children are different than those of adults and require specialized pediatric care to promote proper healing and future growth. Dr. Adam Handwerger, our Pediatric Orthopedic Specialist, is trained to correctly diagnosis and treat these injuries in children. 

Kids... never a dull moment. Click to read Dr. Handwerger's advice for preventing summertime breaks and pains.

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Sarah Goode, Fracture Laison Specialist

Sarah Goode, DNP, CRNP is a native of the Mobile area having graduated from both McGill-Toolen and the University of South Alabama. Upon completing her nursing degree, she worked in the Surgical Trauma ICU at the University of South Alabama Medical Center and subsequently finished her Doctorate of Nursing Practice as a Family Nurse Practioner. She is currently the only bone health specialist on the Gulf Coast certified by the National Osteoporosis Foundation and takes pride in giving the most comprehensive care possible to her patients. When she is not at work, she enjoys spending time on the river, fishing, and hiking with her husband and daughter.
Click here to learn more about our Fracture Liaison Service. 


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