Dr. John Shim

Orthopedic Surgery
Tampa, FL
40 years experience male

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Saturday: Closed
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Practice website

Florida Sports Orthopaedics and Spine Medicine/Westchase

Tampa, FL

About

Bio

http://shimspine.com/tampa-bay-orthopaedic-specialist/dr-shims-cv/

Specialties
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Orthopedic Surgery

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

75 Answers
47 Agrees
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A 9-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Shim
Dr. John Shim answered
40 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Get x-ray.: If he is having difficulty standing on it, or cannot fully bend or straighten, you need to get it evaluated. Children also have growth plates, an ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Shim
Dr. John Shim answered
40 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Walk: Walking is cheap, can be done at your own pace, and easy on the joints. I suggest you go for a 15-20 minute walk three times a week, and gradually ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Shim
Dr. John Shim answered
40 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Get evaluated!: At 18, these are unusual complaints. I am concerned that you have a significant nerve compression, especially with the low back pain with standin ... Read More
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Shim is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Shim is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanx It happened due to change in activity,there are no bruises nor dey are swollen... look normal. Docs hv suggsted for MRI of ls spine.
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Thanks for your quick reply!! :). Its not like cracking neck/knuckles though. The spritz/rice bubble sound is like fluid moving.
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Thank you.My.doc tests did confirm.nerve damage is from the back surgery .I am such a mess now a complete mess.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

State University of New York at UPSTATE MEDICAL CTR
Graduated 1987MD
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