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Dr. G Jason Hunt

Orthopedic Surgery
Tampa, FL
17 years experience male

Locations

Florida Orthopedic Partners

Tampa, FL

Address

5106 North Armenia Ave, Suite 4, Tampa, FL, US
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My office hours

Wednesday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
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Fax

(813) 336-2112

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Setting a new standard of patient care and customer service for central Florida orthopedic surgery.

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Orthopedic Surgery

Doctor Q&A

82 Answers
30 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. G Jason Hunt
Orthopedic Surgery 17 years experience
Physical therapist: Proper rehab following acl/pcl reconstruction should be under the direction of your physical therapist and surgeon, they will guide you through the d... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. G Jason Hunt
Orthopedic Surgery 17 years experience
Pain: Pain with weight bearing, swelling, bruising.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. G Jason Hunt
Orthopedic Surgery 17 years experience
Yes: It depends on the organism (infection) and several other factors. Osteomyelitis or infection of the bone treatment has to be individualized to each p... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. G Jason Hunt
Orthopedic Surgery 17 years experience
Pain, Instability: The most common symptoms are pain, swelling of the knee, and instability. Suspected ACL injuries should be evaluated by your orthopedic surgeon.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. G Jason Hunt
Orthopedic Surgery 17 years experience
Xray: Xrays are used to diagnosis fractures.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. G Jason Hunt
Orthopedic Surgery 17 years experience
Closed Reduction: The best treatment for an acute dislocated shoulder is urgent closed reduction. This can be performed by emergency room physician or orthopedic on ca... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. G Jason Hunt
Orthopedic Surgery 17 years experience
X-ray: The best way to detect a fractured bone is with an xray.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. G Jason Hunt
Orthopedic Surgery 17 years experience
Less in: The best diet for anyone is to eat less calories than you burn. This is the best "diet". It can be accomplished by decreasing intake, or increased c... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. G Jason Hunt
Orthopedic Surgery 17 years experience
Yes: A thumb spica cast is one option.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. G Jason Hunt
Orthopedic Surgery 17 years experience
20: 20-30 minutes at a time, 3 to 4 times per day.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. G Jason Hunt
Orthopedic Surgery 17 years experience
Yes: It is common after an acute shoulder dislocation to have swelling and muscle spasms. Persistent swelling or muscle spasms need to be evaluated.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. G Jason Hunt
Orthopedic Surgery 17 years experience
No: No. Once the bone is healed it can be equally as strong as before, but not stronger.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. G Jason Hunt
Orthopedic Surgery 17 years experience
See orthopedist: See your orthopedic surgeon to rule out possibility of fracture, ligamentous injury.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. G Jason Hunt
Orthopedic Surgery 17 years experience
XRAY: X-ray will be able to differentiate a fracture from a bruise.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. G Jason Hunt
Orthopedic Surgery 17 years experience
Yes: It is common to still be able to move a finger if it is broken.
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. G Jason Hunt
Orthopedic Surgery 17 years experience
YES: With a careful, accurate diagnosis, arthroscopy can successfully treat plica syndrome.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. G Jason Hunt
Orthopedic Surgery 17 years experience
Depends: The best way to heal a broken arm depends on the specific bone fractured and the position of the bones. Some fractures are best treated with immobilz... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. G Jason Hunt
Orthopedic Surgery 17 years experience
Calcitriol: It regulates the concentration of calcium and phosphate in the bloodstream and promotes the healthy growth and remodeling of bone.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. G Jason Hunt
Orthopedic Surgery 17 years experience
Rare: Most people do not commonly experience side effects with vitamin d, unless too much is taken. Some side effects of taking too much vitamin d include w... Read More
A 58-year-old member asked:
Dr. G Jason Hunt
Orthopedic Surgery 17 years experience
X-ray: An x-ray is an effective test to diagnose a broken ankle.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. G Jason Hunt
Orthopedic Surgery 17 years experience
Depends: It depends on your activity level, pain associated with the injury, and presence of mechanical symptoms like locking up, giving out.
A member asked:
Dr. G Jason Hunt
Orthopedic Surgery 17 years experience
Varies: Many people get very early improvement as far as pain goes after carpal tunnel surgery. However, it is not uncommon to have pain at the base of the ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. G Jason Hunt
Orthopedic Surgery 17 years experience
Maybe: It depends on the alignment of the fractures and the location of the fractures.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. G Jason Hunt
Orthopedic Surgery 17 years experience
Varies: Pain, instability, .
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. G Jason Hunt
Orthopedic Surgery 17 years experience
Broken wrist: Colles fracture is a fracture of the lower end of the radius bone. At your wrist.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. G Jason Hunt
Orthopedic Surgery 17 years experience
Painful: Broke bones in the fingers/thumb are usually swollen and painful.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. G Jason Hunt
Orthopedic Surgery 17 years experience
Pain swelling: Pain, swelling, bruising, possibly a bump on the collarbone over the fracture.
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. G Jason Hunt
Orthopedic Surgery 17 years experience
Depends: A fracture in your finger often does not require surgery. Fractures that involve the joint and cause a step off of the joint need to be reduced and f... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. G Jason Hunt
Orthopedic Surgery 17 years experience
Depends: Ask your surgeon. There are multiple factors that contribute to the surgical time. Everything from the speed of your surgeon, to the facility you ar... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. G Jason Hunt
Orthopedic Surgery 17 years experience
See physician: A dislocated shoulder needs urgent reduction. This is usually performed in an emergency room setting.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. G Jason Hunt
Orthopedic Surgery 17 years experience
Many things: Any of the forms of arthritis, gout, meniscus tear, instability, pseudogout.........Many others.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. G Jason Hunt
Orthopedic Surgery 17 years experience
16-17: Although there are exceptions to the rule. Boys usually reach skeletal maturity (all growth plates closed) at around 16-17 years of age.
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. G Jason Hunt
Orthopedic Surgery 17 years experience
X-ray: The best way to diagnosis a fracture is get an x-ray. Have you physician review the x-ray.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. G Jason Hunt
Orthopedic Surgery 17 years experience
See physician: Pain, swelling, inability to extend leg. But an xray will help make the diagnosis.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. G Jason Hunt
Orthopedic Surgery 17 years experience
Placement of a stem: The "main difference" is that with a total hip arthroplasty a cut of the femur is made (osteotomy) and a stem is placed inside the femoral canal. The... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. G Jason Hunt
Orthopedic Surgery 17 years experience
No: Absolutely not. It is well known that osteoarthritis affects both men and women. What is less known is that osteoporosis also affects men. Post men... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. G Jason Hunt
Orthopedic Surgery 17 years experience
UCL tear: Gamekeepers thumb is the common name for ulnar collateral ligament tear. It is the ligament on the inside of the thumb.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. G Jason Hunt
Orthopedic Surgery 17 years experience
Depends: It depends on the size, location, and tear pattern of the meniscus tear. It also depends on your age and activity level. The spectrum of nothing to ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. G Jason Hunt
Orthopedic Surgery 17 years experience
Yes: Yes, usually you could still move your fingers.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. G Jason Hunt
Orthopedic Surgery 17 years experience
Depends: There are some fractures that are safe to weight bear. Others require a period of protected weight bearing. Ask your orthopedist.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. G Jason Hunt
Orthopedic Surgery 17 years experience
Depends: There are several factors involved. The location of the damaged cartilage is important. The extent of damage is paramount. Several surgical options... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. G Jason Hunt
Orthopedic Surgery 17 years experience
X-ray: You should have a x-ray of your thumb. A lot of thumb fractures can be treated without surgery. However there are some displaced and intraarticular ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. G Jason Hunt
Orthopedic Surgery 17 years experience
Patella: You are likely referring to the patella or knee cap. A common fracture pattern is a transverse fracture, often times they are non displaced.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. G Jason Hunt
Orthopedic Surgery 17 years experience
No: Age 83 is certainly not too old for a hip replacement. If you are in good overall health and hip arthritis is affecting your daily activities in rega... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. G Jason Hunt
Orthopedic Surgery 17 years experience
Yes: A common broken bone (fracture) from punching a wall is a fracture of the 5th metacarpal.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. G Jason Hunt
Orthopedic Surgery 17 years experience
Stretch: In my opinion the most overlooked preventative treatment for older athletes is proper stretching prior to competition.
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. G Jason Hunt
Orthopedic Surgery 17 years experience
Frequency: Supartz is a series of 5 injections. Synvisc (hylan g-f 20) one is a single injection. The theory of treatment is the same.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. G Jason Hunt
Orthopedic Surgery 17 years experience
Depends: It depends on the treatment you received for the fracture and the current state of your articular cartilage and bony acetabulum.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. G Jason Hunt
Orthopedic Surgery 17 years experience
Yes: Women are affected 3x more than men.
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. G Jason Hunt
Orthopedic Surgery 17 years experience
Differnet implants: The surgery is the same however there are newer implants that go inside the bone to fuse the joints. They are heat activated and expand the internal ... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Hunt is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Hunt is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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I would have liked a little more information on pillar pain and how long this lasts due to the fact that I am a C.N.A. using my hands alot
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful!
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I have one as well and am in th military.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Pikeville College School of Osteopathic Medicine, KY
Graduated 2005MD

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