by orthotexas | Jun 22, 2021 | Knee
Meniscal root tears are a common injury. In fact, they account for more than 10% of knee injuries. While they have been around for many years, it is only recently, in the past 5 – 10 years, that it has been recognized as a specific injury and one that is very important to have repaired.
by orthotexas | Jun 3, 2021 | General, Shoulder, Sports Medicine
The hallmark symptoms of frozen shoulder include pain and restricted range of motion. Often, this pain occurs for no good reason and most people cannot pinpoint a particular time or injury in which the pain began. We call this an insidious onset. Over time, patients begin to feel more pain as their shoulder gets stiffer.
by orthotexas | May 18, 2021 | Knee, Sports Medicine
The Meniscus is the cartilage that lives in the knee and acts as a cushion between the tibia and femur. It is a C-shaped structure that is located on both the outside and inside of the knee. The meniscus provides 50% of the weight bearing in the joint. If it is torn the femur and tibia start to carry the load, which can lead to joint degeneration and early arthritis, if not addressed.
by orthotexas | May 14, 2021 | Hand & WristWhen people injure their hand or wrist and are concerned they may have a fracture or other injury, they often seek treatment immediately in the emergency department. Often parents of young children want peace of mind and go to an emergency department to get an x-ray....
by orthotexas | May 5, 2021 | HipHistorically, hip pain and pathology were often overlooked or misdiagnosed. Pain originating from the hip joint is typically felt in the front of the hip and described to be in the groin area and may wrap toward the side of the hip. Sometimes people put their hand in...