Cleaning Up a Knee

The development of the arthroscope and miniature surgical instruments and techniques has dramatically changed surgical procedures. These technological advances have really made a difference in orthopedic surgeries. Arthroscopy can now be used to diagnose and treat a wide range of knee problems, making for far easier, faster recovery times. At the Urgent Orthopedic Specialists, we […]

Some people misunderstand the word “fracture.” They assume a fractured bone isn’t a broken bone. Nope. The word fracture actually means “the act or process of breaking or the state of being broken.” While we’ve spent many of the last blogs addressing ligament damage, this month let’s get into broken bones. What is a fracture? […]

A Torn Meniscus

You’re in your 50s and one day you were doing something seemingly harmless: getting up after sitting on the floor, subtly changing direction while catching a Frisbee, even pushing your lawnmower from a side hill. You feel an instant twinge on the front of your knee. It’s not sharp pain, but you feel it. You […]

Patellar Tendon Tear

Patellar Tendonitis or Tear?

You were out for a run or playing some recreation basketball or touch football and the next time you walk up a flight of stairs you feel pain at the bottom of your kneecap on the front of your knee. Sometimes people assume the worst — they’ve torn their patellar tendon. That’s partially right, but […]

ACL Surgery Midland, TX

Tips for Recovery After ACL Surgery

We’ve been talking about injuries suffered in baseball and football or soccer over the past few blogs, things such as rotator cuff tears, shoulder bursitis, and the ubiquitous ACL tear. Because we’re getting into the meat of football season, let’s talk about recovering after having ACL surgery with Dr. Floyd or Dr. Rowland. What will […]

ACL Surgery Midland, TX

Understanding the ACL

Since we’re smack dab in the midst of another football season here in Midland and throughout the country, you’re bound to hear about ACL injury. This is probably the most common knee injury suffered by football players. So, in this month’s blog, let’s get into just what is the ACL, what happens to it, and […]

ACL Surgery Midland, TX

Football is Here. So Are Its Orthopedic Injuries

In our blog over the hot Midland summer we covered common injuries we see throughout baseball season, commonly involving the shoulder and caused by the throwing motion. Now that it’s September and we’ve just kicked off another football season let’s turn to that oblong-shaped ball. These are some common injuries we see at Urgent Orthopedic […]

Shoulder Pain | Orthomidland | Midland, Texas

Why Is My Throwing Shoulder Hurting?

At Urgent Orthopedic Specialists we see lots of patients with sore throwing shoulders. In our June blog we discussed common inflammation injuries such as bursitis. July moved to rotator cuff injuries. This month let’s get into just why that shoulder may be hurting in the first place. What causes the pain? Having pain in your […]

Sports Therapy | Orthomidland | Midland, Texas

That Throwing Arm Isn’t Indestructible

Just as fall is time for football in Texas, summer is for softball and baseball. That’s when we see lots of injuries to throwing shoulders here at Urgent Orthopedic Specialists. To help you understand shoulder injuries when playing in your softball beer league or for your high school baseball team, here are some common inflammation […]

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