Conditions: Hip

Our Fort Myers hip doctors know that each hip condition presents a unique set of challenges and requires a comprehensive plan of care.  A person suffering from Osteoarthritis, also called degenerative arthritis, might experience pain in the hip, inner thigh, buttocks, and knees.  Osteoarthritis is a gradual breakdown of cartilage in the joints and is commonly found in the hip because the hip bears the weight of the body.  Our orthopedic hip specialists at Orthopedic Center of Florida state that treatment options vary depending upon the severity of the arthritis and if the patient with the condition is obese.  It is important to see one of our Fort Myers hip doctors, so they can efficiently treat one who may be suffering from this painful condition.

Doctor Mark Farmer, MD is an expert hip doctor at OCF, Doctor Farmer sees hundreds of hip patients throughout the year. He points out other common hip conditions such as Femoral and Hip Fractures.  A Femoral Fracture is a break in the thigh bone, which is called the femur and is the largest and strongest bone in the body.  The most common cause of a fracture is direct trauma to the leg from an automobile accident or a fall.  Treatment can include surgery, anti-inflammatory medications and physical therapy.  A fracture of the Hip is a serious injury that most commonly affects the elderly most often caused by a traumatic injury such as a fall.  Orthopedic treatment involves hip surgery or total hip replacement.

Orthopedic Center of Florida’s entire method is designed to provide the highest level of service ranging from prevention to diagnosis to treatment and to rehabilitation.  Our multidisciplinary team of Fort Myers hip doctors are well versed to fit all of your needs.  We work hard to keep you active and healthy!


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Meet our Fort Myers Hip Doctor:

Mark E. Farmer, M.D.

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