Author: The Orthopaedic Center (TOC)

Holiday Hours – After Hours Clinic

Christmas: The After Hours Clinic will be OPEN on Saturday, Dec. 22 from 8:00 am – 11:00 am; and CLOSED Monday & Tuesday, Dec. 24-25.

New Year’s:  The After Hours Clinic will be OPEN on Monday, Dec. 31 from 5:00 pm – 8:00pm; and CLOSED on Tuesday, Jan. 1.

TOC wishes you and your family a safe & happy holiday season!

TOC Fit Tips: Hips & Knees

3 Easy Exercises and Joint Strengthening Tips For Your Hips & Knees

Fit Tips - Hips & Knees | TOC | The Orthopaedic CenterEveryday life can be very demanding on your body’s joints, so it’s especially common for athletes to feel occasional pain in those areas. If you need a joint issue addressed, TOC has a specialist for you.  Meanwhile, here are some helpful conditioning exercises our physicians recommend to keep your body strong. These exercises use just your body weight, no equipment needed! Continue reading “TOC Fit Tips: Hips & Knees”

TOC Hurricane Relief: Update

TOC’s Dr. Leberte and his family delivered your generous donations to Parker City, FL, which is about 19 miles from Mexico Beach.  As you can see, there is extensive damage there.  The aid workers they met are a super group from California, and the supplies, especially the water, were greatly appreciated.  Thank you.

While TOC is no longer collecting donations, there are still plenty of opportunities to keep the relief effort going. Click here for more information: Hurricane Relief on

Hurricane Relief – Thank You!

TOC Hurricane Relief Donations
TOC’s 4th floor lobby was overflowing with your donations.

A huge THANK YOU to everyone who donated to TOC’s Hurricane Relief Drive – your generosity has been amazing!  Yesterday we nearly filled The Surgery Center’s truck with water, food, cleaning supplies and more.  Your donations will soon be on their way to Panama City, FL.


TOC Hurricane Relief Donations



TOC Hurricane Relief - truck
Thank you to The Surgery Center for the use of their truck.


TOC Hurricane Relief donations
Packed up and ready to head south!


TOC Hurricane Relief

The Orthopaedic Center | Hurricane Michael Relief | Panama City, FL | Florida Gulf Coast Hurricane ReliefHere at TOC our hearts go out to all those who have been affected by Hurricane Michael. TOC is organizing a relief effort, collecting non-perishable items for gulf coast residents in need. You are invited to bring items to any TOC location. We will deliver the donations to Panama City on October 26.

Items needed include:

  • Bottled water
  • Canned/boxed foods (no glass please)
  • Personal care items (soap/shampoo/toothpaste/over-the-counter meds)
  • Cleaning supplies/trash bags/paper towels/buckets
  • Batteries & flashlights
  • Diapers
  • Pet food & supplies
  • Grills & charcoal
  • Toys
  • any non-perishable items!

Donations will be collected through Thursday, October 25. Thank you for your help!

Start the New Year with a Better YOU!

Haven’t you waited long enough to address that joint pain? It’s time to stop postponing that procedure or surgery, and take care of your health!

As 2018 comes to a close, you may have reached your out-of-pocket insurance deductibles. If so, this is the perfect time to finally address your discomfort or mobility issues. With flexible holiday schedules and no deductibles, what are you waiting for?

Continue reading “Start the New Year with a Better YOU!”