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When Is Surgery the Best Option for a Torn Meniscus?

Knee pain results after a torn meniscus. In some cases, you may need surgical treatment to fully restore your knee joint and relieve your pain. Read on to learn more about your treatment options for a torn meniscus, including surgery.
Mar 12th, 2023

Have A Torn ACL? Here Are Your Treatment Options

The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) that runs across the inside of your knee can become strained or torn due to stress or injury. Read on for the information you need about ACL treatment.
Dec 7th, 2022

4 Surprising Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Symptoms

Your hands and wrists contain delicate structures of tendon and bone. If these tendons become inflamed, you could experience carpal tunnel syndrome. Read to learn more about the symptoms and treatment for carpal tunnel syndrome.
Nov 2nd, 2022

Recovering From Partial Knee Replacement: What to Expect

A partial knee replacement surgery can increase your mobility and comfort for years to come. What should you expect in the days, weeks, and months as you recover after partial knee replacement? Read on for the information you need.
Oct 1st, 2022

4 Encouraging Facts About Wrist Surgery

If you’re worried that you might need wrist surgery, you should know that you have every reason to feel optimistic about your treatment outcomes. Read on to learn more about the effectiveness of wrist surgery.
Aug 1st, 2022

How (and When) Hand Surgery Can Help Your Arthritis

If you have arthritis in your hands, symptoms of pain and stiffness can impede your daily life. Could you benefit from hand surgery for arthritis? Read to find out more about arthritis treatment and hand surgery.
Jul 1st, 2022

Help for Your Painful Rotator Cuff

Rotator cuff tears or injuries can result in pain and dysfunction in your shoulder joint. Read to learn more about your options for treating a rotator cuff injury, including how to relieve your aching shoulder.
Jun 1st, 2022

Do These Things If You Want to Avoid Carpal Tunnel

Some jobs and hobbies put you at increased risk of developing carpal tunnel syndrome, a stress injury that can make it difficult to use your affected hand and wrist. Read on for helpful tips and tricks that can prevent carpal tunnel.
Apr 1st, 2022

Is There Life After an ACL Tear?

Stress or tears to your anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reduce your knee’s stability and range of motion. Even after recovery, your chance of re-injury rises. Read on to learn more about living life and staying active after an ACL injury.
Mar 2nd, 2022

What to Expect From Total Joint Replacement

Have you received a recommendation for a total joint replacement surgery? Keep reading to learn what you need to know about what you can expect during a joint replacement procedure like a shoulder or hip replacement.
Nov 2nd, 2021

Everyday Tips to Avoid Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Repetitive use injuries, such as carpal tunnel syndrome, result from performing certain actions again and again. If your job involves the same hand and wrist movements each day, you’re at risk for developing carpal tunnel syndrome. These tips may help.
Oct 4th, 2021

Get back on track to the life you want and deserve!

Orthopedic surgeon Dr. Derek Farr understands the importance of living a healthy, active lifestyle. That’s why he takes great pride in helping his patients get back on track to the life they want and deserve.
Jan 24th, 2017

Mako Partial Knee Replacement

Mako can be used for partial knee replacement (PKR), which is a procedure designed to relieve the pain caused by joint degeneration due to osteoarthritis (OA) in one or two compartments of the knee.
Oct 12th, 2016

Total Hip Replacement with Mako

Mako can be used for Total Hip Replacement (THR), which is a procedure designed for patients who suffer from non-inflammatory or inflammatory degenerative joint disease of the hip.
Oct 12th, 2016

Back on Track (Ocala Style)

Dr. Derek Farr of Twin Palm Orthopedics uses the latest techniques in orthopedics to keep his patients happy and healthy.
May 5th, 2015