Dr. Audie Rolnick

Orthopedic Surgery
plantation, FL
42 years experience

Locations

orthopaedic center of south florida

plantation, FL

Address

600 s. pine island rd., suite 400, plantation, FL
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About

Bio

I have been in practice for 25 years in South Florida. I practice general Orthopaedic Surgery with a strength in arthroscopic shoulder and knee surgery. I also do a fair amount of joint replacements. I am interested in fitness and nutrition.

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Orthopedic Surgery

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

458 Answers
13 Agrees
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Audie Rolnick
42 years experience
External rotation: Ext rotation deformity. Can be coming from the knees, hips, or the feet themselves. Can be from flat feet to external tibial torsion to femoral retrov... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Audie Rolnick
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Reduce hip: Needs to get back in socket. Whether native hip or prosthesis is extremely painful. Needs to be reduced . Need to determine why it went out. That prob... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Audie Rolnick
42 years experience
Exercise: With no acl you can still work out with weights in the gym and do some typed of cardio. You can definitely eat to maintain weight.
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A 23-year-old member asked:
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About 6 weeks: Usually 4-6 weeks. Can get stiff if immobilized too long.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
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No: Fulkerson osteotomy address patellofemoral pathology, not tibial bowing.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
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Weight loss: Less fat makes abs more prominent. I like squats and planks for abs.
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A 23-year-old member asked:
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Normal: It is normal for your heartrate to go up after exercise. It would be abnormal if it goes up too quickly or abnormally high, is irregular, or doesn't c... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Audie Rolnick
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Wrist: Classic deformity after a fracture at the end of the radius at the wrist level.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
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Many: Tart cherries, ginger, omega 3's. Fish, shrimp with krill oil, pineapple with bromelain.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Audie Rolnick
42 years experience
Eat right , exercise: Eat right and exercise. The only way to do it.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Audie Rolnick
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Pinched nerve: First thought is a pinched nerve from the neck. Can be a pinched peripheral nerve as well for example in the brachial plexus or below.. Pain in should... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Audie Rolnick
42 years experience
Articular/meniscal: For meniscus-surgery. For articular- weight loss, bracing, pt, hyaluronic acid injections, surgery if all else fails.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Audie Rolnick
42 years experience
30min: Probably 30 min of interval cardio is adequate.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
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Pre or post: Risks, benefits, and possible complications. Post op rehab. Time out of work and from activiities.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Audie Rolnick
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Yes: To some degree it is important to weight train. As we get older we lose muscle. If this cycle continues we lose support for our skeletal system which ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Audie Rolnick
42 years experience
Depends: Lots of factors involved. Starts with diet. Then the type of exercise you are doing. Strength training and high intervals most effective. good diet wi... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Audie Rolnick
42 years experience
If doesn't improve: injury to knee with swelling. pain, difficulty walking, fever,redness,etc,etc. there are many reasons for knee pain. visit if pain is bad enough and n... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Audie Rolnick
42 years experience
Get evaluated: see an ortho. did you have MRI,any arthritis,any trauma? swellling can be related to the way you're walking. may need arthroscopy. age a factor. get e... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
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Maybe: is there any anterior spurring? this might lead to difficulty swallowing
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Audie Rolnick
42 years experience
You can't: the best you can do is maintain flexibility of the hamstring group. this can be done by stretching regularly
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A 23-year-old male asked:
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Not necessarily: 2 weeks too soon to tell. need some more time. if remains painful needs evaluation
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A 38-year-old member asked:
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42 years experience
Yes: one of two things. injury or increase size and strength and fitness level.
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A member asked:
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Possible.: These need to be evaluated by an orthopaedic surgeon. Might require surgery. If not repaired may lead to intermittent pain or swelling.
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Audie Rolnick
42 years experience
Conservative/surgica: Options include meds, arthritis creams, pt, weight loss, bracing, injections of steroids or hyaluronic acids, total knee replacement. Scope will do no... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Audie Rolnick
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Your md?: If this is your regular md he should no your history and back issues. If you have any medical history it might be important to know. I would certainly... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
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Pain: Always pain. Might also include neurologic problems.
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Audie Rolnick
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Yes: A combination of carbs with some simple sugars and protein in a shake or food within 30 minutes after workout is useful for muscle building.
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Audie Rolnick
42 years experience
Physiologic: When you do weight training you are breaking down and then rebuilding muscle. This process requires calories to build muscle. Anabolic state of muscle... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Audie Rolnick
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Yes to both: It can heal after 5 weeks without treatment, and conversely it may not heal and can cause pain at 5 weeks post injury.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Audie Rolnick
42 years experience
CTS: Carpal tunnel syndrome would be my first thought. Don't ride bike. Does it wake you up from sleep? Suggest neuro eval with possible emgs and ncvs.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Audie Rolnick
42 years experience
See ortho: Can be cartilage problem. Can be tendinitis. Needs to be thoroughly evaluated before you play anymore.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Audie Rolnick
42 years experience
Patellofemoral: Generally knee pain in the front area of the knee in young woman is related to the knee cap cartilage. Can be from cartilage injuries from instability... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Audie Rolnick
42 years experience
Patellofemoral : Under knee cap is generally related to problems with the patella. 64y.O likely arthritis. 25 Y.O. Possibly chondromalacia.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Audie Rolnick
42 years experience
See ortho: Need to have a good diagnosis. Probably need MRI scan for further info. Pt and exercise and antiinflammatories might help.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Audie Rolnick
42 years experience
Many: Weight loss, exercise, joint supplements, antiinflammatories, bracing, pt, local treatments, possible surgery.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Audie Rolnick
42 years experience
You don't: Depends on degree of weight training. Increase in calories(proteins mainly) will give your body the raw material to grow your muscles. The more calori... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Audie Rolnick
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Yes.yes.: Ligament tears can hurt on extension of knee. Ligament tears are well seen on mri.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Audie Rolnick
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Traumatic?: Trauma and atraumatic would be 2 different answers. Also depends on the joint and how many joints. Can be a rheumatological problem(ra) for example. C... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Audie Rolnick
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Yes: Hard to tell what the problem is without further eval and imaging.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
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Evaluation: History-injury, clicking, pain , popping, giving way. Physical exam findings. Mri. Surgery.
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Audie Rolnick
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Maybe: You can take an educated guess based on bone structure on the plain films and ct.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Audie Rolnick
42 years experience
Yes: Depends what is your problem. Always an alternative to steroids.
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Audie Rolnick
42 years experience
When?: Was arthroscopy done recently? Were there mechanical sx(i.E locking and catching)? What does "acute" arthritis mean? Arthritis is a chronic process. ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Audie Rolnick
42 years experience
Unstable?: Isolated cruciate injury in inactive people that is stable from other support structures does not need anything other than exercise. If into sports or... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Audie Rolnick
42 years experience
Rehab: Suggest rehab to begin. If no improvement needs surgery.
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Audie Rolnick
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Yes: Has to be worthwhile since it can recur.
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A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Audie Rolnick
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No: Bursitis usually will not cause popping. Popping from many different causes i.E things like meniscal tears, plica, cartilage injuries, tight muscles, ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Audie Rolnick
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Yes: Would be extremely unlikely however and could be related to trauma to a joint as a child.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
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Yes: For fxs or coccygodynia will usually get better with time.
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Audie Rolnick
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Lack of activity: Eating more, lack of activity.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Rolnick is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Rolnick is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Nov 26, 2015
I am grateful for this doctor this Thanksgiving!
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I did. Neuro seems to think it's a lateral cutaneous nerve compression, but prednisone isn't working for it. OH well. But thanks anyways!
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Thanks for your quick reply! My doctor referred me for both but said the X-ray wasnt important as he didn't think anything was broken, he suggested physio or surgery
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This made me feel good. Thanks! Yesterday Id done 700 after a 5day break and this morning I could barely walk!! SO glad to know a Dr. visit is unnecessary.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Mount Sinai School of Medicine, NY
Graduated 1981MD

Awards

Top Orthopedic Surgeon , First Place, Florida - Winter
2013
Top Orthopedic Surgeon , Second Place, Florida - Summer
2013
Top Orthopedic Surgeon, Second Place, Florida - Spring
2014
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