Recent data shows that half of the women in the United States over the age of 50 will break a bone because of osteoporosis. Millions of people have osteoporosis, which means that they have low bone density, increasing the risk of fractures. The good news is that lifestyle factors can strengthen the bones and prevent… Continue reading How Do I Prevent Osteoporosis?
You’re ready to find solutions for your back pain, but where do you turn to find the right back doctors for these treatments? Your primary care physician or family doctor would likely refer you to see a back specialist: a provider with unique training specifically for diagnosing and treating conditions affecting the back and spine.… Continue reading The Expert Back Doctors at Orthopedic Associates
A report from the Arthritis Foundation suggests that more than 60 million adults have some form of arthritis. So, the likelihood of you or someone you love being affected by this condition is high. Osteoarthritis is a common type of arthritis – and one of the reasons patients seek support from their primary care physician.… Continue reading How Orthopedic Doctors Help Osteoarthritis
It can happen in an instant: an accident on the sports field or tripping on the rug can result in a broken bone that requires immediate treatment. There are 206 bones in the human body, and countless ways these bones can be broken. These bones work together to support your movement and structure. If something… Continue reading For Broken Bones, Visit an Orthopedic Specialist
It makes sense that professional or semi-professional athletes work closely with sports medicine doctors. Activities on and off the field can affect an athlete’s performance in the game. A sports medicine specialist can play an essential role in supporting athletes to achieve the highest level of performance possible. But did you know that sports medicine… Continue reading Sports Medicine Is Not Just for Athletes
At Orthopedic Associates, we’ve worked hard to build a long history of serving families in the community. Our team started with one office, and we have continued to expand services and now offer multiple offices in the local area. Our newest location makes it easier than ever to meet with an orthopedic specialist at a… Continue reading Our New Location Serves Northlake, Argyle, and More
How much is tendonitis affecting your performance in the game? Even if you are only experiencing mild pain or discomfort, these symptoms can affect your function and focus in the moments that matter most. Instead of pushing through the pain, consider the benefits of talking with a sports medicine doctor. Our team at Orthopedic Associates… Continue reading How Sports Medicine Doctors Treat Tendonitis
Bone fractures are quite common and can affect people of all ages. Whether it’s a stress fracture, trauma injury, or bone disease, the weakness in the bone structure needs to be treated right away. When an injury occurs, the first thought is that you should head to a local urgent care or emergency room. While… Continue reading Why It’s Better to Visit an Orthopedic Doctor for Suspected Broken Bones
If an orthopedic condition is causing pain or mobility issues, you might assume that surgery is your only option. While there are many benefits from orthopedic surgery for specific situations, we also offer a range of minimally-invasive treatments. When surgery is required, you have access to a team of top-notch orthopedic surgeons with years of… Continue reading What Are Common Alternatives to Orthopedic Surgery?
Spine pain is a common condition – with most people complaining about back pain at some point in their lives. In fact, an estimated 80% of people will have low back pain at least once, but often multiple times. For some patients, it’s an occasional flare-up after specific activities. But other patients have ongoing back… Continue reading Spine Pain – Prevention and Treatments