According to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, more than 600,000 knee replacements are performed each year in the United States. As people are developing the loss of cartilage in their knees, the joints start seeing a lot more stress. This comes from the “bone on bone” changes that are occurring. As the bones […]
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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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Dr. Sonya Ahmed to Cover US Olympic Team During the 2019 World Beach Games
Dr. Sonya Ahmed, a board-certified and fellowship-trained foot and ankle surgeon and Partner at the Nilssen Orthopedics Ankle and Foot Center, is proud to announce that she will provide orthopaedic and sports medicine coverage for the US Olympic Team at the ANOC World Beach Games Qatar 2019. The Games, which were originally slated to take […]
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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.
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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.