Some rooms also have patient lifts or have been designed for bariatric patients, according to Rachel Blackburn, RN, MSN, ATC, Nurse Manager for FHZs Bone and Joint Center. Designed in a U shape, a physical therapy room has been strategically located on the wing for patients convenience and comfort, Blackburn added. The predominant color is spa blue complemented by earth tones. Weve hired very qualified, engaged staff for the new Center, Blackburn said. They are trained in orthopedics and eager to ensure that our patients receive the world-class experience which FHZ strives to deliver each and every day. Personally, Im excited to see this specialty of care delivered to members of our community in a beautiful environment that lends itself to optimum physical, emotional and spiritual healing. The Bone and Joint Center at Florida Hospital Zephyrhills specializes in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles and nerves. Center is the only facility in the area to offer MAKOplasty Partial Hip and Knee Resurfacing for adults living with early to mid-stage osteoarthritis of the hip and knee. The Centers world-class joint replacement program offers amenities such as an Orthopedic Care Coordinator to assist patients with their plan of care; a joint replacement education class to help patients prepare for surgery; and an annual joint replacement reunion celebration for patients and their coaches. About Florida Hospital Zephyrhills Florida Hospital Zephyrhills is a 140-bed regional medical center located in East Pasco County. It is a proud member of the Adventist Health System, providing a legacy of health and healing for more than 150 years. Florida Hospital Zephyrhills has been nationally recognized by the American Heart Association, the American Stroke Association, The Joint Commission, and HealthGrades for providing quality patient care with emphasis on safety and patient outcomes.

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These arteries transport blood into each leg. This type of injury heals faster than the injury where there is a tear in the ligaments or tendons of the foot. This write-up provides information on the contributing factors and ways to alleviate pain. In case of persisting heel pain, one should consult an orthopedist. Intramuscular bruise is actually a muscle trauma that has an indirect effect on the bones. Muscle fatigue is one of the common precipitating factors. This leads to greater fatigue at the end of the day and sometimes even achy feet in the morning. Treatment: Pain killers and NSAIDs are prescribed to relieve inflammation and pain. The most common reason behind heel pain is the plantar fasciitis. The middle joint of the toe bends downward, so that the toe looks like a hammer.

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