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Medical Specialties

Foot & Ankle

Your feet and ankles carry you from point A to point B everyday. If you begin to suffer from pain, injuries, diseases, or other disorders it can leave you off your feet for far too long.

Our Board Certified Podiatrist, Dr. Kauffman’s experience ranges from treating foot and ankle fractures/sprains, Hammer Toes, Bunions, Heel Spurs, and other foot injuries and diseases. If you have foot or ankle ailments, Dr. Kauffman will be able to expertly evaluate your injury and work with you to develop a plan of treatment.

Dr. Kauffman can help you work on a physical therapy routine and exercises to help strengthen muscles in your feet and ankles. Shoe inserts may also be a viable option to help treat foot pain. If surgery is the best option to relieve your foot and ankle pain, rest assured that you’re in great hands with Dr. Kauffman.


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Joint Replacement

As you age, hips, knees, and shoulders aren’t what they used to be. Here at the Citrus Orthopaedic and Joint Institute our surgeons specialize in getting your joints back on track. This option is usually one that comes after all other medical options are explored.

If you suffer from Arthritis, avascular necrosis, dislocation, or dysplasia, a total joint replacement may be the best option for you. During this surgery one of our orthopaedic surgeons will remove the damaged joint. They will replace your old joint with a new one that is made of high grade materials including titatinuim, durable cross-linked plastics, and/or ceramics. Your new joint will act just as your old one did, but without the pain and discomfort you had before. Usually, your new joint will last and continue to work in your body for over 15 years.

Once your surgery is complete our specialists can begin to guide you through the process of physical therapy. If all goes according to plan your new joint will significantly improve your activity level and quality of life. Many patients after surgery wish they had not waited so long to have it done. Make an appointment with one of our specialists today, if you think you could benefit from total joint replacement. Let us help you get out there and live again!


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Spine Services

Have you been suffering from pain in your back or neck? Is it keeping you from doing all the things you love to do? Don’t give up hope just yet. Our spinal specialist Dr. Toumbis, is board certified and carries years of experience.

If you are suffering from pain in your neck or back, our staff at the Citrus Orthopaedic and Joint Institute can help you choose the treatment option that is best for you. Depending on what area of your body is causing you pain and what you suffer from there are invasive and minimally invasive surgeries and treatments that may help alleviate your pain.

No matter what condition ails you, Dr. Toumbis can help care for your neck pain, back pain, disc herniations, sciatica, and lumbar stenosis. Be sure to contact the expert staff at the Citrus Orthopaedic and Joint Institute to discuss your treatment further.


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Sports Medicine

Citrus Orthopaedic and Joint Institute’s orthopaedic surgeons are getting thousands of people back in action. Our Board Certified Surgeons work in conjunction with coaches, athletic trainers, and physical therapists to help heal and alleviate pain caused by a sports or exercise injury.

If you’ve torn your ACL or Rotator Cuff, suffer from arthritis, Bursitis, or Tennis Elbow we can get you off the bench and back in the game. Our surgeons will work with you to determine if you need reconstructive surgery for your torn ligaments, ACL tear, or Rotator Cuff injury. Many of these Sports injuries can be treated arthroscopically. This is a less invasive surgery that will get you back in shape quicker and requires less time to recuperate.

If your game is suffering because you’re in pain or have discomfort from a sports injury don’t let it sideline you. Set up a consultation with our team, and let’s get you back in the game!


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Surgery and Rehabilitation of the Hand

Your hands are an intrical part of your day-to-day life. Without them working at 100%, you might not be able to work, garden, or enjoy other hobbies you have. Our Joint Institute is proud to have the only fellowship trained Upper Extremity Orthopedic Surgeon in Citrus County on our staff.

Arthritis and tendonitis can cause a lot of discomfort to your hands, wrists, and elbows. If you find the pain in your hands are worse at night, or when you are active, you may suffer from tendonitis or Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. Even though it sounds like Tennis Elbow is caused from hitting the court too much it can also be caused by overuse of the muscles and tendons in your elbow and wrists from other activities.

Our team can structure a plan for exercises, physical therapy, changes to your sporting techniques, or even surgery to help get rid of the pain that you are experiencing. Contact our office in Citrus County and set up a consultation and be on your way to a pain free life.


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