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Jacksonville Orthopaedic Institute News

Dr. Young – CareSpot Occupational

Here are a couple photos of Dr. Young from his presentation today as part of the CareSpot Occupational Health Forum. The event took place at The Jacksonville Golf and Country Club with approximately 40 people in attendance. The nurses, risk managers, and adjusters got the opportunity to learn more about The Injured Shoulder and how it can affect the patient with their job.



Sulzbacher Center for the Homeless (8am to 1pm)

Our Hearts To Your Soles Foundation will provide footwear and Dr. Hiram Carrasquillo and JOI will provide foot screenings. It is our 8th year that we have participated in this event. 

Dr. Smith – Shoulder Problems

Watch Dr. Smith talking about shoulder problems

Dr. Smith – Talk with a Doc

You like to work out and stay active, but sometimes shoulder pain gets in the way. How do you know when it’s time to see a doctor? Join Jacksonville Orthopaedic Institute’s Dr. Gregory Smith, Orthopedic Surgeon, to learn more about the 5 symptoms you shouldn’t ignore and how you can get back to doing the things you love.

No cost to attend, and YMCA membership is not required.

Seating is limited, so reserve your space today!

Julian E. Jackson Amateur Boxing Championship

JOI will be sponsoring the annual Julian E. Jackson Amateur Boxing Championship this Saturday, April 8th. The event starts at 6PM and Dr. Adams is providing Sports Medicine Coverage for the event.
For more information visit the police athletic league website

Knee Pain Got You Down? How One Mom Learned to Dance Again

Bad knees had this Jacksonville mom feeling like she was more than twice her age. Moving to the sound of the beat, Dawn Tatarka raised her hands in the air, turned around and kicked her legs. She couldn’t stop smiling as she moved freely across the dance floor in the Zumba class at the Winston Family YMCA. Tatarka has a lot to smile about. Just four years ago, she could barely walk and was in severe pain as the cartilage in her knees had degenerated from osteoarthritis. Read full article on

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