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July 10th, 2017

Bad Knees: What You Can Do When You Can’t Help the Cards You’ve Been Dealt

Living With Bad Knees Whether it is you or someone you care about, almost everyone knows at least one person who has to live with bad knees. Chronic knee pain or repetitive knee injuries can quickly take a heavy toll on a person’s quality of life, which is why today’s post will focus on providing… Continue reading Bad Knees: What You Can Do When You Can’t Help the Cards You’ve Been Dealt

June 26th, 2017

A Detailed Look: Declining Bone Health & Osteoporosis

Bone Health & Osteoporosis Osteoporosis occurs when bone density decreases, resulting in more porous bone than would otherwise be the case, which means that the bones are more fragile and more easily broken. This may be the result of too much bone loss, not enough bone being created or a combination of the two factors.… Continue reading A Detailed Look: Declining Bone Health & Osteoporosis

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June 12th, 2017

Excessive Sitting and Back Pain

If you or a loved one are experiencing server back pain we highly recommend speaking with a back doctor or spine specialist to correct the problem. Sometimes issues can improve with stretching or improving your posture, but there are times when the best solution is to speak to a profession. Back Pain 101 In today’s modern… Continue reading Excessive Sitting and Back Pain

May 15th, 2017

Common Running Injuries and Treatments

Runners Injuries – Causes, Avoidance & Treatments Starting a running program can be intimidating, yet rewarding. It’s no wonder why so many new runners ignore signs of injury. Many fear addressing an injury will impede their progress. Ignoring injuries, however, can cause further damage and sideline runners longterm. Here are five common running injuries and… Continue reading Common Running Injuries and Treatments

May 5th, 2017

We’re Proud to Welcome Dr. McElroy to Orthopedic Associates!

Spine Specialist Today we have great news! Orthopedic Associates of Flower Mound is proud to welcome spine specialist, Dr. John C. McElroy to our team. Dr. McElroy joins Dr. Giesler as a spine specialist to our neighboring communities including Flower Mound, Highland Village, Lantana, Argyle, Lewisville, and Double Oak. He will begin seeing patients soon… Continue reading We’re Proud to Welcome Dr. McElroy to Orthopedic Associates!

May 1st, 2017

Do I Need to See an Orthopedic and How Can They Help?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, musculoskeletal problems consistently rank among the top three reasons for seeing a doctor. The American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons recently revealed that 1 in 4 Americans has some sort of musculoskeletal impairment. Injuries and ongoing problems cost the U.S. around $850 billion each year. Deciding when… Continue reading Do I Need to See an Orthopedic and How Can They Help?

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April 3rd, 2017

Arthroscopy, The Minimal Approach for Maximum Results

What is Arthroscopy? As a minimally invasive alternative to traditional joint surgery, arthroscopy requires only small incisions and offers attractive advantages. You may want to consider some reasons for choosing arthroscopic surgery over other surgical approaches for the opportunities that it offers. Your hospital stays are shorter with it than with traditional methods, and you… Continue reading Arthroscopy, The Minimal Approach for Maximum Results

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March 9th, 2017

Your Guide to Orthopedic Trauma: Methods, Assessment and Treatments

Orthopedic Trauma – Assessments & Treatments When your musculoskeletal system is damaged, an orthopedic trauma surgeon is the right person to repair it. Specializing in acute and traumatic injuries, these surgeons have the training necessary to get you back on your feet as soon as possible. Understanding the Basics of Traumatic InjuryTraumatic injuries usually require… Continue reading Your Guide to Orthopedic Trauma: Methods, Assessment and Treatments