Dr. Patrick Tyrance jr

Orthopedic Surgery
Palm Springs
26 years experience male

Locations

Tyrance Orthopedics & Sports Medicine

Palm Springs, FL

Address

1620 S Congress Ave, Ste, 203, Palm Springs, FL, United States
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My office hours

Thursday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
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Insurances accepted

Aetna

Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Florida

Cigna

Medicare

Medicaid

UnitedHealthcare

MCBP Orthopedics and Neurosurgery

Palm Springs

About

Specialties
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Orthopedic Surgery

Functional Medicine

Sports Medicine

Licenses

United States: Florida, Nebraska

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

56 Answers
38 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A female asked:
Dr. Patrick Tyrance jr
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Length of femur: The proximal (hip) growth plate and distal (knee) growth plate of the femur determine its length. Roughly two-thirds of the length of the femur is de... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Patrick Tyrance jr
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Modify activity: It could be a number of different things depending upon your activity level and whether or not there was any specific event that preceded it. Is the ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Tyrance jr
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Many possible causes: Sleeping as you describe is not normal. It can be the result of a number of emotional, physiologic or environmental challenges. Having a discussion wh... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patrick Tyrance jr
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Consult your surgeon: There are many factors you haven't shared such as your level of fitness before the surgery and your activity level since your most recent procedure. ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patrick Tyrance jr
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Listen to your body: The quick answer is no with the following caveats. Adequate rest between workouts along with a balanced and healthy diet is essential to limit the pr... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Tyrance jr
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
It is not: Diabetes is diagnosed by measuring your glucose levels in your blood. Given your body habits, you may be at risk. Increasing your physical activity ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Tyrance jr
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Not likely infection: Trigger finger is more common (especially in the dominant hand) in a healthy individual with no history of trauma, no redness, swelling. There is oft... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Tyrance jr
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Improve your posture: This is not worrisome is there are no associated symptoms such as pain or weakness. If the contour of your neck lessens with improved posture, it is ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patrick Tyrance jr
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Take your time: Vigorous activity while you continue to have symptoms such as headache, sensitivity to light, blurred vision, poor balance, or lethargy is not recomme... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Patrick Tyrance jr
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Do not worry: A bone spur on top of the patella is a sign of chronic inflammation of the quadriceps tendon and may be seen in patients that sustain a quadriceps ten... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Tyrance jr
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
It is not specific: The erythrocyte sedimentation is a measure inflammation that is not specific to joint pain, so it is possible to have a normal "sed rate" and still ha... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patrick Tyrance jr
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Balance is key: Protein is necessary for cellular repair especially if you are exercising. Healthy fats (omega-3) is also necessary for healthy tissues and is a good... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Tyrance jr
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Olive oil: Olive oil has a slightly higher smoking point and may be better for cooking. From a health perspective, Olive oil again certainly better as it contai... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patrick Tyrance jr
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Rigid orthosis: A "short CAM walker" is often prescribed for an accessory navicular. If this is not tolerated a rigid orthotic, loose fitting shoe, and anti-inflamma... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Tyrance jr
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Eat when hungry: Quite simply, eat when you are hungry. After resistance training, it is recommended to provide your body with a lean, healthy source of protein withi... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Tyrance jr
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Shoulder sprain: Moving your shoulders forward places increased pressure on a small shoulder joint on the outside (lateral) aspect of the shoulder. Your symptoms may ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patrick Tyrance jr
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Unclear: It can be a number of things given your description from a simple contusion or bruise, prepatellar bursitis, cellulitis or something involving the kne... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patrick Tyrance jr
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Cartilage injury?: Your description is suspicious for a meniscus or cartilage injury. The meniscus is a cartilage-like structure in the knee that helps to cushion an st... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Tyrance jr
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Good question: Good question. Your body is primarily water which is lost through daily activities. It is important to replenish this. Many healing processes occur... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patrick Tyrance jr
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
When healed if @ all: Indications for hardware removal are pain and irritation. This may be seen in cases where there is irritation of an adjacent tendon or if there is sk... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patrick Tyrance jr
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Elliptical use is OK: Using an elliptical machine is not likely to place more pressure on lumbar discs than standing. Disc pressure is thought to be highest when sitting a... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Tyrance jr
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Yes: Our bones are living tissue and have visible areas that are responsible for their growth called the physis or growth plate. Once these growth plates ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Tyrance jr
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
An MRI: A physical exam is first in the evaluation. Piriformis syndrome and sciatica often causes pain in the buttock and posterior thigh. Nerve irritation ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Patrick Tyrance jr
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
A few days is common: Pain at the injection site is common. You may also experience joint pain, swelling and stiffness after injection. It is advised to limit activity fo... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Tyrance jr
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Not likely: A balanced diet is key with recommended amounts of protein, healthy fats, and carbohydrates. Given you described diet it is possible to lose weight, ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patrick Tyrance jr
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Expected swelling: It is common to have residual ankle swelling after a severe sprain. Ligament injury can take many weeks to fully heal and may result in residual ankle... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Tyrance jr
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Internal derangement: Your symptoms may indicate an injury to the knee joint. Pain associated with a twisting mechanism that resolves in a few weeks with no instability, b... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Patrick Tyrance jr
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Septic joint?: The incident you describe can result in bacteria gaining access to other areas of your body through your cut finger, despite your diligence in cleanin... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patrick Tyrance jr
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Variety: They key is to listen to your body. Proper rest periods are equally important as physical activity in assuming a healthy lifestyle. If you wish to b... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Tyrance jr
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Listen to your body: When you say "mild" scoliosis I will assume it did not require surgery. Secondly given your age it is not likely your existing curve will progress. ... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Tyrance jr
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Expect it to resolve: Sorry about you fall. A deep muscle and bone bruise or contusion is common after blunt trauma, for example after a fall as you have experienced. Gen... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Tyrance jr
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
A donut and patience: Coccydynia or tailbone pain is most likely and has many causes from unknown (most common) to direct trauma, infection, and tumor. It can be treated w... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Tyrance jr
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
No processed food: Lots of fruits and vegetables, minimize processed foods, sugar-laden drinks like soda and fruit juice,and unhealthy trans fats. Consume healthy sourc... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Tyrance jr
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Don't count calories: Counting calories is not the answer! The quality of the food you eat and physical activity is more important. You can lose weight and be fatter while... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patrick Tyrance jr
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Several months: Bleeding under the nail is called a subungual hematoma can is a common injury in sports involving a lot of running. It can take up to a year (sometim... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Patrick Tyrance jr
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Need X-ray to tell: You would need X-rays to determine where or not your foot was broken. If you are not able to place weight on your foot, have a severe limp, or do not... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Tyrance jr
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
A good idea: A knee arthroscopy can be both diagnostic and therapeutic. Given your history of cartilage injury-thus the micro-fracture procedure and swelling with... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Tyrance jr
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Inflammation?: Your description is non-specific and could be many things. Pain is related to inflammation and can be the result of tendonitis, bursitis, or injury in... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patrick Tyrance jr
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Close follow-up: It is possible the fracture has not fully healed or simply swelling in area of the fracture. Navicular fractures can be a challenge to diagnose and tr... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Tyrance jr
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Not recommended: You may loose weight while increasing your body fat. Regular exercise, a diet emphasizing green vegetables, fruit, whole grains and some lean protein... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patrick Tyrance jr
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
They help each other: They do not compete directly. In fact, consuming essential omega-3 fatty acids can increase vitamin D's ability to increase calcium absorption f... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patrick Tyrance jr
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Move more: Your symptoms may be related to your posture from prolonged computer use. Sitting for an extended period of time results in poor function of multiple ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Tyrance jr
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Watchful waiting: A shoulder mass that has not changed in size for five years and not causing any symptoms such as weakness, numbness, tingling, or decreased range of m... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patrick Tyrance jr
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Fracture is possible: A knee to the rib cage can indeed result in a fracture. The only way to be certain would be a chest x-ray, but it is not necessarily indicated since ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Tyrance jr
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Protein and Fat: I would suggest increasing your caloric intake with smaller more frequent meals. Lean protein (e.g. free range chicken, wild salmon, legumes) and hea... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Tyrance jr
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
It depends...: Knee arthroscopy for a meniscal tear is an elective procedure that is performed based on pain, how it affects your function, and lifestyle. In the abs... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Tyrance jr
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
No: A grade 1 strain is mild so expect an uneventful recovery. These exercises should be appropriate over the time period you mention. Gentle stretching a... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Tyrance jr
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
No specific number: A decision to perform surgery is not based on a particular number of dislocations, but is a lifestyle decision. In general all non-operative measures ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patrick Tyrance jr
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Ulnar neuritis: You have irritation of your ulnar nerve which travels around the medial side of the elbow is responsible for sensation in your little, ring and part ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Tyrance jr
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
A few ideas: Continue your present regimen while it may help to include a daily probiotic. Adding a little caffeine such as a cup of coffee or green tea can also ... Read More
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Tyrance jr is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Tyrance jr is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! i think your diagnosis is wrong, but the thankyou is for your time for trying, i think its in the neck since pain inboth arms started at the same time
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you very much. I was using ice so I'll change. Also will x-ray.
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Your answer made me feel good! Thanks :) I was very worried and nervous but your answer made me feel better

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Harvard Medical School, MA
Graduated 1997MD

Residency

MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL HOSPITAL
Completed 2002
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