Seaside Surgery Center Blog

Sharing news of note and informative articles on joint conditions


  • First Total Ankle Joint Replacement Performed at Seaside Surgery Center

    NAPLES, Fla. (December 6, 2022) — Seaside Surgery Center, Southwest Florida’s first ambulatory surgical center designed and built for outpatient joint replacement surgeries, recently marked a milestone, with the first outpatient total ankle arthroplasty (TAA), or total ankle joint replacement, conducted at the facility on Veterans Park Drive in Naples. Performing the procedure was fellowship-trained foot… Read More

  • Sprained ankle

    Sprained ankle injuries are quite common, usually painful, and, in most cases, simple to treat at home using the RICE protocol: Rest your ankle by not walking on it. Ice should be immediately applied to keep the swelling down. It can be used for 20 to 30 minutes, three or four times daily. Do not apply ice… Read More

  • Ankle fusion

    Ankle fusion is a procedure performed to combat degenerative arthritis in the ankle. The surgery is sometimes referred to as arthrodesis. Most people suffering from degenerative arthritis in the ankle develop the condition as a result of an ankle fracture. This type of arthritis is known as “wear and tear” arthritis. In the same way… Read More