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Dr. Steven Puccio

Orthopedic Spine Surgery
male

About

Bio

Hard working, knowledgable, dedicated, want to provide the best care to the patients I take care of. Great depth of knowledge when it comes to Orthopaedics and Spinal surgery. I take pride in making sure my patients are well educated about their specific condition

Specialties
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Orthopedic Spine Surgery

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Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery

Orthopedic Surgery

Licenses

United States: Pennsylvania

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

54 Answers
26 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A member asked:
Dr. Steven Puccio
Specializes in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Shouder: It is possible that while you were working out human have strained some of the muscles that surround the shoulder including the latissimus in the Levator scapular muscles, This sounds more like a stri of the muscles in that area as opposed to anything of significance. Anti-inflammatory medication and either heat or ice would be beneficial and maybe taking a break from working out to allow the Area
A male asked:
Dr. Steven Puccio
Specializes in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Hip: This could be one of several issues, It could be related to your hip joint if there is pain in the groin area or where your hip bands otherwise known as the inguinal crease. If it is on the outside then it could be something called trochanteric bursitis, This can many times the alleviated with stretching exercises and anti-inflammatory medication and ice. If the discomfort improves with ambulation
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Puccio
Specializes in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Ankle: It sounds that by the mechanism of your ankle twisting outward that you may have strained your Deltoid ligament on the inside of your ankle and may have irritated the capsular structures. If I's rest and elevation and a compressive wrap have not helped then and and evaluation and x-rays maybe warranted by an orthopedic surgeon

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Testimonials
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Thank you notes
HealthTap member
This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you Dr. Puccio. I live in Canada so I don't have insurance for US procedures, but it is helpful to know nonetheless.
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank very much I've searched the internet high and low for possible answers and only found that this condition is rare
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This made me feel good. Thanks! Thank you Dr. Steven Puccio. Answer was good.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, PA
MD

Residency

PENINSULA HOSPITAL CENTER
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