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Recent Posts by Mark C. Gillespy, MD

Dr. Mark C. Gillespy is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon and a long time resident of the Daytona Beach area. He is the son of Dr. Thurman Gillespy Jr., who founded The Orthopedic Clinic in 1961, and joined the practice his father started after completing his residency in 1992. Dr. Gillespy is passionate about developing and perfecting innovative methods to treat his patients so they experience shorter hospitalization and faster recovery times. Education and Training: Undergraduate Education BS, Davidson College, 1978 – 1982 Medical Education MD, Jefferson Medical College, 1982 – 1986 Internship Department of General Surgery, Mount Sinai Medical Center, 1986 – 1987 Residency Department of Orthopedics, University of Florida, 1987 – 1992 Fellowships AO Fellowship, Bern, Switzerland, March 1991
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5 Lifestyle Risks That May Cause Lumbar Disc Herniation

Our spine bears the weight of all of our daily activities, from how frequently we move to how much weight we lift at one time. With so much pressure put on our spinal discs, it’s no surprise that many of our daily activities can impact our ...
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Lower Back Bulging Disc vs. Herniated Disc: What's the Difference?

The terms bulging and herniated disc are often used interchangeably; however, many do not realize there are actually distinct differences between the two. While both impact the lumbar discs in our spine, bulging and herniated discs are not ...
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