Many people suffer from arthritis and other chronic conditions of the joints. At Panhandle Orthopaedics, our orthopedic surgeon in Pensacola, FL offers state-of-the-art surgical techniques that strive to preserve your joint and minimize your pain. Dr. Michael D. Gilmore has years of experience in orthopedic surgery, and has helped people to overcome severe injuries as well as degenerative joint disorders.
Orthopedic issues are common in athletes as well as in active people. Dr. Michael D. Gilmore offers orthopedic care and sports medicine care. The first step in treating a problem with a joint is exploring non-operative options, such as platelet rich plasma and physical therapy. Pain management options are also explored, with natural options first. Each person’s care is customized, and Dr. Michael D. Gilmore takes the time to answer each patient’s questions. The patient is seen as a partner in care, and Dr. Michael D. Gilmore provides all of the information that a patient needs in order to make an informed decision about the course of treatment.
When non-operative options have already been tried or ruled out, Dr. Michael D. Gilmore offers modern surgical techniques. Surgery is seen as an option of last resort after all conservative options have been explored. Treatment continues after surgery in order to ensure that the patient has a complete recovery.
Dr. Michael D. Gilmore specializes an arthroscopic surgery techniques. This type of surgery means a smaller incision and a shorter healing and recovery time. Most surgeries are performed on an outpatient basis, which is more convenient for you and your family. Dr. Michael D. Gilmore is a board-certified specialist by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons and has received several awards, including patients’ choice awards for his professional services.
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