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  • I love Google! But Not for Orthopedic Surgery.

    Google is great! It has allowed us instant access to a great deal of information. In the past, we would go to the library or look in the Encyclopedia to get quality information. Now it is just a click or two away. The problem, when dealing with health information, is that the wrong information can lead to further injury. So why should you be cautious with Google or any search engine? First, anyone ...

  • Ankle Sprains: Not Just A Walk It Off Injury

    By: Sarang Desai- Orthopedic Surgeon | Foot & Ankle What is an ankle sprain? Ankle sprains are one of the most common sports related injuries that occur in people of all ages. In fact, ankle sprains are thought to happen every second of the day! Ankle sprains occur when the ligaments that support the ankle are stretched to the outside, and sometimes the inside of the ankle, resulting in the ...

  • What is a Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

    PM&R Specialist and What do they do? Q &A with Dr. Gregory Powell & Dr. Aine McKenzie both PM&R Specialist with OrthoTexas What makes someone a good candidate to see a Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation physician and when should they see an orthopedist? McKenzie: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) physicians, also known as physiatrists, treat a wide variety of ...

  • What Does it Mean to be a Team Physician: Q & A with Dr. Sarang Desai, D.O. - Orthopedic Surgeon of the Foot & Ankle

    What teams ARE you currently with? Currently, I am the official team physician for the Dallas Sidekicks professional indoor soccer team and have been for the past four consecutive seasons. I look forward to returning to the Sidekicks’ sideline after their break this season. I also serve as the foot and ankle consultant for the Texas Legends NBA D-League team and the Allen Americans ...

  • Total Knee Replacement

    Total knee replacement has become the “gold standard” for the treatment of debilitating pain and dysfunction of the knee brought on by severe arthritis in the knee joint. When a patient’s arthritis pain becomes severe and is not improved by non-surgical means then this patient may become a candidate for total knee replacement surgery. Stated simply, a total knee replacement ...

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