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Dr. J.Milo Sewards

Orthopedic Surgery
Philadelphia, PA
22 years experience male

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Office

Philadelphia, PA

Address

3401 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA
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Orthopedic Surgery

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

25 Answers
9 Agrees
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. J.Milo Sewards
Orthopedic Surgery 22 years experience
Clavicle is a strut: The clavicle is the only connection the scapula (and the rest of the arm) has to the rest of the skeleton. The clavicle acts as a strut to keep the s... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. J.Milo Sewards
Orthopedic Surgery 22 years experience
Pick best or fastest: Surgery may be the most reliable way to prevent your shoulder from dislocating again, but this certainly isn't the fastest way to deal with the injury... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. J.Milo Sewards
Orthopedic Surgery 22 years experience
Yes: There are many good training programs in primary care sports medicine in which a family medicine doctor, emergency medicine doctor, or a pediatrician ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. J.Milo Sewards
Orthopedic Surgery 22 years experience
Completely up to you: A hip replacement is necessary only when the pain or lack of motion gets to the point that you aren't able to make the necessary accommodations to liv... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. J.Milo Sewards
Orthopedic Surgery 22 years experience
Not necessarily: It depends on what injury you are trying to rehabilitate. The use of knee braces is controversial, with no solid evidence regarding their use. Most s... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. J.Milo Sewards
Orthopedic Surgery 22 years experience
Venous ultrasound: A mildly painful swelling in the back of the knee can be a cyst coming off of the joint (a baker's or popliteal cyst). If you have other risk factors... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. J.Milo Sewards
Orthopedic Surgery 22 years experience
Depends on which one: There are certainly non-surgical treatments for tendon injuries, but it depends on which tendon is injured. Some tendons in the hand heal well with sp... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. J.Milo Sewards
Orthopedic Surgery 22 years experience
A few things...: Physical therapy is typically prescribed for progressive restoration of motion. Your doctor may offer you an injection into the shoulder to help contr... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. J.Milo Sewards
Orthopedic Surgery 22 years experience
Suture anchors: Your surgeon places small (usually about 3 mm) plastic or metal screws into the adjacent bone. These anchors have sutures threaded into them, which a... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. J.Milo Sewards
Orthopedic Surgery 22 years experience
Yes: A standard pelvic x-ray will include both hips joints. Most hip surgeons will also get a.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. J.Milo Sewards
Orthopedic Surgery 22 years experience
When a bone breaks: Unfortunately, osteoporosis does not have symptoms until you have an "insufficiency fracture." this can be a broken hip or wrist from a simple fall, ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. J.Milo Sewards
Orthopedic Surgery 22 years experience
About a year: While some surgeons allow a return to sports at 6 months, most have sound reasons to prevent a return to sports until 9-12 months, and there are good ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. J.Milo Sewards
Orthopedic Surgery 22 years experience
You shouldn't : Knee arthroscopies are done with sufficient anesthesia that you shouldn't feel much of anything during surgery. The procedure can be done under genera... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. J.Milo Sewards
Orthopedic Surgery 22 years experience
Bones, etc.: "skeletal" is a term referring to bones. "orthopaedic" literally translates to "straight children" and refers to the specialty that cares for musculos... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. J.Milo Sewards
Orthopedic Surgery 22 years experience
Pain and stiffness: The most common complications are pain and a failure to return to your prior full range of motion. General surgical complications, such as infection,... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. J.Milo Sewards
Orthopedic Surgery 22 years experience
It depends: Your need for surgery depends on what prompted you to get the study that showed the tear. If you have full range of motion, full strength, good shoul... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. J.Milo Sewards
Orthopedic Surgery 22 years experience
Check your neck: it wouldn't hurt to have a doctor examine your neck, as that is likely the source of your shoulder blade pain. Most times, the treatment is pretty str... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. J.Milo Sewards
Orthopedic Surgery 22 years experience
Knee instability: When you tear the acl, you lose one of the stabilizing ligaments in your knee. That can allow your knee to become unstable or shift with certain movem... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. J.Milo Sewards
Orthopedic Surgery 22 years experience
Depends on severity: It depends on how anemic you are as well as how your surgeon proposes repairing them. If you have a mild anemia, and you are undergoing an arthroscop... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. J.Milo Sewards
Orthopedic Surgery 22 years experience
Identify one early: There isn't anything a doctor can do to "help" a concussion get better faster. However, it is important to recognize the signs and symptoms of a conc... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. J.Milo Sewards
Orthopedic Surgery 22 years experience
Ligaments vs Bone: A twisted, or sprained ankle is an injury to one or more of the ligaments that connect the bones of the lower leg and foot. A broken ankle is a fract... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. J.Milo Sewards
Orthopedic Surgery 22 years experience
Physical exam & MRI: There are certain physical exam maneuvers and strength tests that your doctor will perform to determine the likelihood that you have a rotator cuff in... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. J.Milo Sewards
Orthopedic Surgery 22 years experience
Brittle bones: Osteoporosis is a loss of the density of mineralization of your bones, making them more brittle. Your bones break more easily as a result. People ha... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. J.Milo Sewards
Orthopedic Surgery 22 years experience
Maybe: If this is the first time you dislocated your shoulder, surgery is usually not the first treatment (except in certain circumstances like being in the ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. J.Milo Sewards
Orthopedic Surgery 22 years experience
Not necessarily: While double vision can be a symptom of an orbital fracture, not all orbital fractures cause double vision. If you are concerned about a fracture, esp... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Sewards is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Sewards is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! You're answer was SO helpful. I might b able to b pain free, Finally!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, PA
Graduated 2000MD

Residency

TEMPLE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL

Affiliations

Temple University Physicians
Temple University School of Medicine
Temple University Athletics
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