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Dr. Handwerger Talks Scoliosis Signs and Symptoms with FOX10 News

FOX10 News recently stopped by our office to chat with our pediatric specialist, Dr. Adam Handwerger, about the conditions he treats and the most common signs of scoliosis in children. After completing his undergraduate degree at the University of Georgia, Dr. Handwerger came to the University of South Alabama College of Medicine to complete medical […]

Community Partner: Dr. Handwerger and Dr. Spain Sponsor Fairhope Pirate Dash

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The Orthopaedic Group, P.C., and Dr. Adam J. Handwerger and Dr. J. Keith Spain are excited to sponsor the 2022 Fairhope Pirate Dash. The Fairhope Pirate Dash is a 5K race and a 1-mile fun run in downtown Fairhope benefiting Fairhope East Elementary, Fairhope West Elementary and J. Larry Newton Elementary schools. Visit Fairhope Pirate […]

Community Partner: Dr. Handwerger Sponsors Barn Bash

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The Orthopaedic Group, P.C., and Dr. Adam J. Handwerger are excited to sponsor the Boots & BBQ Barn Bash event hosted by Children’s of Alabama.  Visit Children’s of Alabama to learn more about the amazing work this organization does. Dr. Handwerger is board certified by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and is a member […]

Three Common Orthopaedic Issues in Children

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An orthopedic issue in a child often results in an unexpected ER visit and/or a trip to The Orthopaedic Group, P.C. Any childhood injury can be stressful for both parent and child – fortunately, our fellowship-trained physicians are ready to help get your young person back to their active lifestyle.  Broken Bones: Broken bones happen […]

Summertime Breaks and Pains

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It’s summertime. Accidents happen. Summer is a great time to enjoy the outdoors, but the season for extra daylight and outdoor activity is also the season for breaks and pains. Many children are heading outdoors to participate in their favorite sport and water activity which can lead to more orthopedic injuries during the summer months. […]

Healthy Back To School Tips

  Heading back to school is always an exciting time for students. It’s a new year for them to start fresh and begin new things. Parents want their students to be prepared for all the new adventures they might face. Whether they are starting a new classroom, a new after-school activity, or just continuing working […]

It Really Is Your Parents’ Fault

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As a parent—or as a child—you know how easy it is to sometimes blame parents for everything that goes wrong. Curly hair, math deficiencies, car ran out of gas. It’s mom or dad’s fault. When it comes to some health issues, genetics may be to blame. Lifestyle or environmental factors may not be able to […]

Year-Round Sports Increase Risk of Teen Injuries

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Preventing overuse injuries in young athletes is a hot topic among orthopaedists right now, including The Orthopaedic Group, P.C.’s sports medicine doctor, Stephen B. Cope, M.D. Injuries in young athletes are on the rise and can be attributed to year-round activity in sports. Read the full article by Dr. Cope — Download the PDF (610 […]

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