Dr. Alex Fokin is a board eligible, fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine as well as arthroscopic and open treatment of conditions of the shoulder and knee.

About

Dr. Fokin received his undergraduate Bachelor of Science degree at Duke University.  He obtained his medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans, where he graduated with Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) honors.

 

He completed his internship and residency training in Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Miami / Jackson Memorial Hospital where he was elected as the chief administrative orthopaedic resident responsible for management of multiple orthopaedic services.  He served as active member of the Graduate Medical Education committee, resident leadership council and clinical competency committee.

 

While at the University of Miami, Dr. Fokin worked as an assistant team physician for the Miami Hurricanes football team.  Additionally, he worked with the Miami Marlins training staff during 2014-2015 seasons.  He completed his fellowship training at Kaiser Permanente Sports Medicine fellowship in San Diego, California where he worked as an assistant team physician for Southwestern College.

 

Dr. Fokin is an author of eight peer-reviewed publications, and has presented at regional and national orthopaedic conferences.  He is an active member of the Florida Orthopaedic Society where he won first place in Resident Research Competition & Symposia in 2015.

Services + Specialties

TRAUMA

  • Clavicle Fractures
  • Proximal Humerus Fractures – ORIF versus Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty
  • Humerus Fractures
  • Olecranon Fractures
  • Both Bone (Forearm) and Distal Radius (Wrist) Fractures
  • Femoral Neck Fractures and Hip Arthroplasty
  • Peri-trochanteric Hip Fractures – ORIF versus Intra-Medullary Nailing
  • Femur Fractures
  • Intra-articular Distal Femur and Tibial Plateau Fractures
  • Complex Tibial Shaft Fracture – Hybrid External-Fixator Assisted Intra-Medullary Nailing
  • Complex Bi-Malleolar and Tri-Malleolar Ankle Fractures and Syndesmotic Stabilization

SPORTS

  • Non-operative Management of Athletic Injuries & Scapula Dyskinesia
  • Anterior & Posterior Labral Repair and Open vs. Arthroscopic Shoulder Stabilization
  • SLAP Repair vs. Biceps Tenodesis
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Superior Capsular Reconstruction
  • Knee Arthroscopy and Meniscal Repair
  • ACL reconstruction
  • Complex Multi-Ligamentous Knee Reconstruction
  • Management of Complex Patella-Femoral Instability
  • Cartilage Restoration and Re-Alignment Procedures (High Tibial Osteotomies)
  • Quadriceps and Proximal Hamstring Tendon Repair
  • Patella Tendon Repair
  • Distal Biceps and Triceps Repair
  • Pectoralis Tendon Repair

ARTHROPLASTY

  • Total Shoulder Arthroplasty (Standard vs. CT-guided Patient Specific Instrumentation)
  • Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty
  • Shoulder Hemi-Arthroplasty
  • Total Knee Arthroplasty

Patient Education

Choose from the below categories to access tools and resources addressing your specific recovery and rehabilitation needs:

TRAUMA

SPORTS

ARTHROPLASTY

REHAB

X-RAYS

1. Ankle ROM Exercises

Theraband Inversion, Theraband Eversion, Theraband Plantarflexion, Theraband Dorsiflexion, Standing Heel / Toe Raises.

2. Ankle Strengthening Exercises

Active Range of Movement,

Passive stretches with ankle

crossed on opposite knee,

Heel / Toe Raises in Sitting,

Supination / Pronation on a

Towel, Toe Curls on a Towel, Dorsiflexion Stretch Standing.

3. Passive Shoulder ROM Exercises

Passive Pulley Flexion, Passive Flexion Exercise, Passive Pendulum Exercise.

2. ACLR Protocol Hamstring

Extension, Flexion,

Calf Stretch, Quad Sets, Supported Weight Shifting – In the brace, Straight Leg Raise – Brace On, Single Leg Balance in Brace, Heel Raises, VMO Isometrics.

1. ACLR Protocol BTB

Extension, Flexion, Calf Stretch, Quad Sets, Supported Weight Shifting – In the brace, Stationary Bike, Strength Progression, Straight Leg Raise – Brace On, Single Leg Balance in Brace, Heel Raises.

3. General Knee Exercises

Knee Extension Stretch, Knee Flexion, Calf Stretches, Hamstring Stretch, Knee extension, Straight leg raise, Hip abduction, Hip adduction, Hip extension, Hamstring curls, Wall slide ball squeeze.

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7. Patello-femoral syndrome

Quadriceps – Front of thigh stretch, IT band stretch, Quadriceps set, Straight leg raising, Bridging, Top leg lifts, Clam, Wall squat,

8. Passive Shoulder

ROM Exercises

Passive Pulley Flexion, Passive Flexion Exercise, Passive Pendulum Exercise

9. Patello-Femoral Syndrome Exercises

Clamshell Exercise, Clamshell Bridge Exercise, Bridging with One Leg Lifted, Bridge Leg lift / Theraband Exercise, Clamshell Exercise, Open Clamshell Exercise, Hip abduction, Hip extension, All Fours Clamshell Exercise, All Fours Opposite Arm and Leg Raises Exercise.

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4. Hip Stretching Exercises

Hip Stretches, Hip Stretch for Extension, Hip Flexor Stretch

5. Meniscal Repair

Post-Op Protocol

Quadriceps isometrics, Straight leg Raises, Hip abduction, Strength- PRE progression, Flexibility exercises, Initiate unloaded hip strengthening, Lateral step-ups and Dips, Mini-squats to 45 degrees, Stationary Bike.

6. Non Operative Rotator Cuff Tear

Pendulum, Progressive Shoulder Flexion, Deltoid

re-education

13. Post-Operative SLAP Repair

Active Assisted Flexion Exercise, Passive Pendulum Exercise, Elbow flexion / extension exercise, Shoulder Shrug Exercise, Gripping Exercise, Neck Range of Motion Exercise, Active Assisted Flexion Exercise, Horizontal Adduction Stretch, Active Assisted Flexion Exercise.

14. Rotator Cuff Strengthening

15. Rotator Cuff Theraband Exercises

External Rotation, Internal

Rotation, Shoulder Extension.

16. Shoulder Stretching Exercises

Wall climb Flexion, Internal Rotation Hand Behind Back, Wall Climb

Abduction, External Rotation in Doorway, Internal Rotation Against Wall, Internal Rotation In Sidelying, Wall Slides, Shoulder Girdle Stretch, Horizontal Adduction In Sidelying,

17. Shoulder Subacromial Impingement

Pendulum, Shoulder blade setting, Outward rotation – side lying, Prone horizontal abduction, Scaption elevation.

18. Upper Extremity Posture Exercises

Passive Flexion Exercise, Passive Pendulum Exercise, Passive Flexion / Extension Elbow Exercise, Shoulder Shrug Exercise, Active ROM of wrist and Gripping

Exercise, Neck Range of Motion Exercise, Active Assisted Flexion with Cane,  Shoulder Punch Up, Wall Ball Exercise, Ball Toss Against Wall.

1. General Hip Exercises

Knee to armpit stretch, Frog Stretch, Leg Crossed Stretch, Hip Flexor Stretch, Piriformis Stretch, Gluteus Stretch, Hip Extension Stretch, Hip Abduction Stretch, IT Band

Stretches.

4. Passive Shoulder ROM Exercises

Passive Pulley Flexion, Passive Flexion Exercise, Passive Pendulum Exercise,

7. Post-Operative TKA Exercises

Knee Extension Stretch, Calf Stretch, Flexion, Knee Flexion, Wall Slide Bending Stretch, Knee extension, Straight leg raise, Hip abduction, Hip adduction, Hip extension, Hamstring curls, Calf Stretches, Hamstring Stretch, Single Leg Balance, Standing Heel / Toe Raises.

2. General Knee Exercises

Knee Extension Stretch, Knee Flexion, Calf Stretches, Hamstring Stretch, Knee extension, Straight leg raise, Hip abduction, Hip adduction, Hip extension, Hamstring curls.

5. Post-Operative Rehab - Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty

Passive Pendulum Exercise, Elbow flexion / extension exercise, Shoulder Shrug Exercise, Gripping Exercise, Shoulder Press, Biceps Curl, Triceps Extension, Wall Ball Up and Down Exercise, Wall Ball Side to Side Exercise, Shoulder Punch Up.

3. General Shoulder Strengthening

Shoulder Extension, Shoulder Extension, Shoulder Press, Biceps Curl, Triceps Extension, Pectoralis Flies, Wall Ball Up and Down Exercise, Wall Ball Side to Side Exercise.

6. Post-Operative Rehab - Total Shoulder Arthroplasty

Passive Pendulum Exercise, Elbow flexion / extension exercise, Shoulder Shrug Exercise, Gripping Exercise, Neck Range of Motion Exercise, Passive/Active Assisted Flexion Exercise, Table Slides, Scapula Setting, Wall Slides, Scapula retraction exercise.

1. Ankle Achilles Tendonitis

Calf strengthening exercises Phase 1 & 2.

2. Ankle Sprain

Sitting Calf Stretch, Standing Calf Stretch, Arch Raise in Sitting, Tandem Standing.

3. Foam Roll Excercises

injuries / Shoulder Arthroscopy / Rotator cuff repair and Superior Capsular / Reconstruction / Open and

4. Frozen Shoulder (Adhesive Capsulitis)

5. General Shoulder Strengthening

Shoulder Extension, Shoulder Horizontal Abduction, Shoulder Press, Biceps Curl, Triceps Extension, Pectoralis Flies, Wall Ball Up and Down Exercise, Wall Ball Side to Side Exercise,

6. Hip Arthritis Exercises

Front of thigh stretch, Back of hip stretch, Calf stretch, Mini squat using a chair, Bridging, Basic clam.

7. Knee Arthritis Exercises

Front of thigh stretch, Knee bending, Hamstring – back of thigh stretch, Knee

straightening, Quadriceps set, Short arc knee extension,

8. Patello-Femoral Syndrome

Sitting Calf Stretch, Standing Calf Stretch, Arch Raise in Sitting, Tandem Standing.

9. Patello-Femoral Syndrome Exercises

Clamshell Exercise, Clamshell Bridge Exercise, Bridging with One Leg Lifted, Bridge Leg lift / Theraband Exercise, Clamshell Exercise, Open Clamshell Exercise, Hip abduction, Hip extension, All Fours Opposite Arm and Leg Raises Exercise, Wall slide theraband exercise.

10. Periscapular Strengthening Exercises

Shoulder Blade In/Out Exercise, Shoulder Blade Up/Down Exercise, Shoulder Girdle Exercise, Wall Slides, Prone Shoulder Blade In/Out Exercise, Prone Shoulder Girdle Exercise, Scapular Punches.

11. Shoulder Stretching Exercises

Wall climb Flexion, Internal Rotation Hand Behind Back, Wall Climb Abduction, External Rotation in Doorway, Internal Rotation Against Wall, Internal Rotation In Sidelying, Wall Slides, Shoulder Girdle Stretch, Horizontal Adduction In Sidelying.

12. Upper Extremity Posture Exercises

injuries / Shoulder Arthroscopy / Rotator cuff repair and Superior Capsular / Reconstruction / Open and

Upper Extremity

Tibial Plateau Fractures – ORIF

Tibia Fractures – Tibial Nail

Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty - Elective & Trauma

Knee Osteoarthritis - Total Knee Arthroplasty

Hip Fractures – Hemi-Arthroplasty

Hip Fracture – IMN

Femur Fractures

Ankle Fractures - ORIF

Clavicle Fractures

Shoulder Osteoarthritis - Total Shoulder Arthroplasty

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Primary Office

Memorial Regional Hospital

1150 N 35th Avenue

Suite 130

Hollywood, FL 33021

 

Phone: 954-265-7700            Fax: 954-893-3799