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What Can OCPBC Do for You?

What Can OCPBC Do for You?

Sep 30, 2016

What Can OCPBC Do for You?

The Orthopedic Center of Palm Beach County provides a variety of treatments for all types of conditions. At OCPBC, you’ll find personalized and compassionate care as well as the latest techniques.

The Orthopedic Center of Palm Beach County provides a variety of treatments for all types of conditions. At OCPBC, you’ll find personalized and compassionate care as well as the latest techniques.

OCPBC will restore your active lifestyle in an efficient and safe manner. Our doctors specialize in the use of the most current evidence-based techniques available, including:

Foot and Ankle Surgery

Foot and ankle conditions are some of the most motion-inhibiting ailments that a patient can have. These maladies prevent the patient from simply walking into the office or even standing at all.

The Orthopedic Center of Palm Beach County staffs specialized foot and ankle surgeons that treat:

  • Ankle Fusion, Transfibular
  • Arthroscopic Ankle Cartilage Repair
  • Bunionectomy with Distal Head Osteotomy
  • Endoscopic Plantar Fascia Release
  • Excisions of Morton’s Neuromas

OCPBC also employs doctors that are trained in non-surgical podiatric care for those that desire a non-invasive alternative. As South Florida’s premier Orthopedics professionals, we’re here to help get you back on your feet!

For additional information on OCPBC’s foot and ankle services and procedures, click here.

Hand, Wrist, Elbow, and Shoulder Treatment

A number of things can cause pain to the hand, wrist, and shoulder. Hands and arms are the most used limbs. They feature small bones that are designed for delicate operations. Even slight damage to these limbs cause pain and hindered movement.

OCPBC offers a variety of procedures that alleviate different arm and shoulder pain, such as:

  • Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Hand Conditions
  • Colles Fractures
  • Shoulder Procedures
  • Arthroscopic Bankart Repair
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Shoulder Impingement Surgery
  • Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Conditions
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Trigger Finger
  • Reverse Shoulder Replacement
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
  • Dupuytren’s Contracture
  • Basal Joint Arthritis
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy

To learn more, visit OCPBC’s hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder services page.

Hip and Knee Treatment

Hip and Knee Treatment

Hips and knees are the body’s largest joints. They take the most damage while supporting the body’s weight and provide mobility. Injury, arthritis, or other problems inflict extreme pain. Additionally, damage interferes with the joint’s functionality and limits mobility.

OCPBC employs experts in minimally invasive procedures for hip and knee replacement and fracture care.

Dr. Juan Agudelo specializes in Anterior hip replacement, a treatment that avoids cutting into muscle. As a result, the procedure offers a shortened recovery time as well as less pain and scarring.

For more information on OCPBC’s hip and knee procedures and services, click here.


The Kyphoplasty procedure is a proven method of treating thoracic and lumbar compression fractures and the incredible pain that accompanies them.

Kyphoplasty is considered a minimally invasive treatment, as it requires absolutely no incisions. A small needle injects medical bone cement into the vertebra to stabilize the bone, reducing further pain and damage. With the use of local anesthetic, the procedure takes 10-15 minutes. With OCPBC’s advanced Kyphoplasty procedure, you’ll be out the door in no time.

Learn more about Kyphoplasty at OCPBC here.

Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery

Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery

Orthopedic Center of Palm Beach County is pleased to offer pediatric orthopedic surgery to treat a wide range of conditions. OCPBC Offers comprehensive care for bone problems and conditions in children. We understand that caring for a child is a very different matter from the care of adults and specialize in treating children.

To learn more about our pediatric orthopedic surgery services and procedures, click here.

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Surgery and operative treatments are not always necessary in orthopedic care. OCPBC offers several non-invasive solutions to your pain.

Specializing in the evaluation and nonoperative treatment of:

  • Neck pain
  • Back pain
  • Muscular strains
  • Disc Herniations
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Arthritic Shoulders
  • Arthritic Knees
  • Strokes
  • Traumatic Brain Injuries
  • Spinal Cord Injuries

Common Physical Medicine and Rehab Procedures:

  • Trigger Point Injections
  • Shoulder Injections
  • Knee Injections
  • Acupuncture
  • Electrodiagnostic Studies

For more information on physical medicine and rehabilitation at OCPBC, click here.

Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy

What is Platelet Rich Plasma? PRP are components in blood that are astonishingly rich in growth factors. The components present in PRP enhance the healing process by speeding it up or giving it a much-needed boost.

PRP Therapy is used when injuries show little or no improvement. The procedure uses the patient’s own blood components to stimulate a healing response in damaged tissue and works by naturally signaling to platelets and white blood cells, calling them to assist in the healing process.

Interested in learning more about PRP Therapy at OCPBC? Click here.

Spine and Pain Medicine

Spine and Pain Medicine

The spine is an interesting collection of bones, ligaments, and tendons that protect the delicate nerves that travel from the brain to the rest of the body and allow for the motion of the body. Spinal pain is often caused by strain or damage to these muscles and ligaments.

Treatments for spinal pain include Total Disc Replacement and Spinal Fusion.

Total Disc replacement alleviates lower back pain in patients suffering from a degenerative disc disease. An artificial disc replaces the damaged originals.

Advantages of total disc replacement surgery include:

  • Protects and restores the segmental motion in the treated area of the spine
  • Preserves the foramina height and intervertebral architecture
  • Protects the discs above and below the disc replacement against accelerated degeneration
  • Restoration of normal biomechanical function across the lumbar region of the spine

Spinal fusion is a procedure where the painful vertebrae merge together so that they heal into a single, healthy bone. Spinal fusion may relieve symptoms of a number of back conditions, including:

  • Degenerative disk disease
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spinal stenosis
  • Scoliosis
  • Fracture
  • Infection
  • Tumor
  • Description

For additional information, click here to learn about our Spine and Pain Medicine services and procedures.

Sports Medicine

Being an athlete doesn’t make you impervious to injury. There’s always the chance that you could suffer an injury. Sports related injuries can be especially inhibiting. If not properly treated, these injuries cause permanent damage and restrict further activity.

Dr. Matarazzo is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon specializing in sports medicine and arthroscopy at OCPBC. He specializes in complex shoulder, hip and knee injuries using minimally invasive techniques including smaller incisions and arthroscopy.

To learn more about Dr. Matarazzo and sports medicine at OPBC, click here.

Total Joint Replacement

Total Ankle Replacement

Patients suffering from severe ankle pain will find walking difficult. This pain is likely caused by conditions known as arthritis or osteoarthritis. One way to relieve the pain is through Total Ankle Replacement, also known as Ankle Arthroplasty.

Ankle Arthroplasty is a surgical option for those with arthritis of the ankle. The procedure can relieve ankle pain while maintaining motion of the ankle joint.

Click here to learn more about Total Ankle Replacement at OCPBC.

Total Joint Replacement

Several conditions cause joint pain, such as damage to the cartilage that lines the end of bones. This damage requires replacement.

Total Joint Replacement is a surgical procedure that involves replacing a damaged joint. Parts of a damaged or arthritic joint are replaced with a metal or plastic prosthetic. This replacement comes with the ability to replicate the functionality of the original joint. Other OCPBC Total Joint Replacement surgery procedures include Mini Total Hip Replacement and Revision Hip Surgery for arthritis relief and a number of other joint-related conditions.

For more information on Total Joint Replacement surgery at OCPBC, click here.


What is acupuncture? It’s a technique that has roots in classical Chinese medicine. While the understanding and techniques have evolved, the basic principles have remained the same throughout the centuries.

Acupuncture promotes natural healing and improves functionality. This is achieved by inserting needles and applying heat or electrical stimulation at specific acupuncture points.

The modern theory is that needling the points stimulates the nervous system to release chemicals that influence the body’s natural regulating system. The improved energy and chemical balance produced results in stimulating the body’s natural healing abilities.

While associated with pain control, a well-trained practitioner can apply it to broader uses. It can be used in unison with other medical procedures or by itself. The World Health Organization recognizes the use of acupuncture in the treatment of a wide range of medical issues, including digestive disorders, respiratory disorders, neurological and muscular conditions, as well as urinary, menstrual, and reproductive problems.

Click here to learn more about Acupuncture at OCPBC.

Procedures & Services at the Orthopedic Center of Palm Beach County

Procedures & Services at the Orthopedic Center of Palm Beach County

Ready to learn more about what OCPBC can do for you? Please give us a call today at 561-967-6500 for more information about how we can serve you or schedule an appointment at one of our three locations throughout Palm Beach County.