Not all injuries require surgery. Some conditions can be treated using non-operative methods. These include physical therapy, bracing, pain management, and non-invasive procedures.
Orthopaedic Surgery Associates is a modern, patient-friendly facility in Boynton Beach and Boca Raton which provides a wide range of services. We are proud to have an in-house professional staff of doctors and therapeutic staff, determined to help our patients the best way they can. Our Physical Therapy department is known to provide some of the best care in Palm Beach County, with our Physical Therapists ready to go the extra mile to return patients to their normal daily lives and activities. If you’d like to find out more about Physical Therapy at Orthopaedic Surgery Associates, have a look at the articles from our in-house PTs, Shari Herschenhorn and Dana Winess:
Our physical therapists work hand-in-hand with our orthopedic surgeons in Boca Raton and Boynton Beach. A full list of our in-house PT staff can be found here:
Shari Herschenhorn, PT
Amy T. Scarlett, PT
Laurie J. Thurber, OT/CHT
Anthony Cerra, PTA
Dana Winess, PTA
Orthopedic bracing and orthopedic splints protect, stabilize, support and correct injuries or abnormal alignment through the process of rehabilitation and recovery. They are used in injury rehabilitation, injury prevention, osteoarthritic care, post-operative care and more. There are different kind of braces available, including:
For more information on bracing, contact us or make an appointment with one of our orthopedic doctors in Boca Raton or Boynton Beach
Apart from our fine orthopedic surgeons, we also have a pain management specialist on staff, Dr. Mark Merlin. Dr. Merlin is a board-certified anesthesiologist who has been practicing integrative pain management and alternative medicine since 1991. He is the founder of the Atlanta Center for Alternative Medicine and brings his knowledge of Chinese Medicine as well as Western Medicine to Orthopedic Specialists to give patients cutting edge pain relief from conventional as well as an integrative alternative perspective.
Dr Merlin is trained in Prolozone, Prolotherapy, PRP with Ozone, Neural therapy Acupuncture and energy medicine. He is a Graduate of Emory University and a Diplomat of The American Academy Of Pain Management. He has been the chief anesthesiologist of Delray Outpatient Surgery Center for 10 years.
It is Dr. Merlin’s aim to get to the root cause of your pain problem and help the body to heal itself using the most advanced medical non invasive means currently available today.