Welcome to Dr. Adriana Martinez

The entire team at Duval Orthopedic Clinic would like to extend a warm welcome to Dr. Adriana Martinez. Dr. Martinez’s expertise in orthopedic surgery and patient focused approach makes her a perfect fit to join the team. Practicing at the clinic since August 2020, she is continually motivated to see results. “I really like helping … Continued


Recovering from surgery is the final and most important part of your treatment. It largely determines the overall success of the operation. For optimal results, the patient should be an active and enthusiastic participant in their own recovery process. Here are some helpful tips to prepare you for a successful recovery after a total knee … Continued

5 tips for caregivers

Joint replacement surgery is a very common but demanding process. The recovery period is crucial to the overall success of the operation, and cannot be done properly without some assistance for the patient. If your loved one is undergoing a joint replacement, here are five tips to help you be the best caregiver! 1- Know … Continued

How long will a hip or knee replacement last?

The hips and knees are hardworking joints in the human body. As such, it is not uncommon to find many people with problems with these joints, such as chronic pain and/or repetitive use or traumatic injuries. Fortunately there are solutions that can reduce pain and improve quality of life, such as medication, physical therapy, or … Continued

Navigating the COVID-19 Crisis

While the clinic is currently closed due to the pandemic, we want to extend our well wishes to all of you. We know that these are times when our “normal” routines and habits are disrupted by world events outside of our control, so let us offer you some ideas to stay healthy. The present circumstances … Continued

Everything You Need To Know About Hip Replacement Surgery

Having surgery is a big decision, but one that can be life-changing for the better. A hip replacement surgery is a safe procedure that can help relieve pain, increase range of motion, and allow you to get back to enjoying everyday activities. Modern techniques allow for smaller incisions, shorter recovery times, and longer lasting results. … Continued

Beat the heat: dealing with joint pain in the summer

  Canadian summers are amazing because we get more sun and more opportunities to be outside. The city truly comes alive! Unfortunately, with the heat comes humidity, which can worsen inflammation and create a constant feeling of discomfort. This is especially true for those with chronic pain, like those living with osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. … Continued