Seeking medical attention will help if you are forced to make a personal injury claim. However, there is a big difference between going to an orthopedic specialist and an emergency room following an accident.
CONDITIONS AND PROCEDURES
DR. ERIK NILSSEN
As founder and guiding force behind the Nilssen Ankle and Foot Center, in Pensacola Florida, Dr. Nilssen devotes his passion for service to building the most premier center in the world. In addition to his practice, he also devotes time to mentoring both Sports Medicine and Foot & Ankle Fellows through the AREI Dual Fellowship Program.
DR. SONYA AHMED
Sonya Ahmed, MD is a board certified and fellowship-trained Orthopedic Surgeon with expertise in treating disorders of the foot and ankle. Her surgical interests include arthroscopic and open treatment of all foot and ankle disorders, including athletic and reconstructive procedures as well as cartilage transplant procedures.
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How an Orthopedic Specialist Can Help With Your Personal Injury Case
From a medical standpoint, an orthopedic specialist is by far the best medical provider to see following an accident.
Common Orthopedic Injuries You Can Suffer From Following an Accident
Hidden injuries can surface in the days or weeks following an accident, and, if left untreated, they can lead to years of pain and suffering.
10 Questions to Ask Your Personal Injury Specialist
If you have been injured in an accident, asking the right questions of your healthcare provider is critically important
3 Reasons to See an Orthopedic Specialist After an Accident
Accidents can cause a variety of orthopedic injuries, ranging in severity from mild to life-threatening.
Nilssen Orthopedics Expands by Adding Dr. Sonya Ahmed
Dr. Ahmed is a valuable addition to Nilssen Orthopedics because she brings with her expertise in the treatment of disorders related to the ankle and foot. She performs open as well as arthroscopic surgery.
5 Reasons Not To Wear Flip Flops
When Summer arrives, it’s time to find a pair of flip flops…or is it? Although flip flops represent the onset of Summer, they’re not appropriate for everyday use.
Things You Should Know About Your Feet
Many times, there are steps that can be taken to prevent the onset of foot pain. Taking care of your feet now by following these guidelines can ward off future problems.
Alternatives to Ankle Replacement Surgery
While there are times when ankle replacement surgery is the only option, sometimes alternative treatments, such as these, can be used to address ankle arthritis.
Getting a Total Ankle Replacement Procedure vs. Having Ankle Fusion Surgery
When the quality of life suffers due to pain and the inability to participate in enjoyable activities, surgical intervention should be considered. Understanding the difference between these two procedures can help ensure the right choice is made when planning treatment for ankle pain.