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Tennis Elbow is a Fault

 Winter is a great time to play tennis in Midland. The temperatures are cooler; humidity is low. Now if you could only get than pain on the outside of your elbow to cooperate. Tennis elbow. Ouch! We see this inflammation of the tendons around the elbow all the time at Urgent Orthopedic Specialists. It can […]


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How Corticosteroids Help with Inflammation and Pain At Urgent Orthopedic Specialists, we see patients with joint pain or overstressed tendons every day. While they may not be the final mode of treatment to solve this pain, we often use corticosteroids to reduce the inflammation and pain. Often these are cases where the patient has not […]



Physical Therapy Midland TX

The Role of Physical Therapy

After most orthopedic injuries, whether the patient needs surgery or simply rest to let the strained joint, tendon, or muscle heal, there will be some physical therapy. This is an important aspect of successful orthopedic treatment to regain full motion and function. At Urgent Orthopedic Specialists, to make it as easy as possible for our […]


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Longevity of Knee Replacements

If you’re suffering through ongoing knee pain, you may be considering knee replacement surgery. If so, you’re wondering how long you can expect your new knee to last. We perform knee replacements at Midland Memorial Hospital instead of our Texas Surgical Center. Here’s some information on artificial knee lifespans. Quality of life If your knee […]



Joint Pain Midland, TX

What is Golfer’s Elbow?

Whether playing Midland Country Club or Hogan Park, golf’s big around here and across Texas. If you play enough, you may have developed a condition colloquially known as “golfer’s elbow.” You can see why people call it that. The clinical term is ulnar nerve entrapment or cubital tunnel syndrome. Urgent Orthopedic Specialists, we can treat […]


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Occupational Medical Services

Occupational medicine or health focuses on the treatment and prevention of work-related injuries and illnesses. This is one of the services we supply for employers in the Midland and Odessa areas. The goal of these services is to keep your employees safe on the job and healthy away from it. We help employers to keep […]


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Torn Rotator Cuffs

If you’ve ever played baseball or softball — both big here in Midland — you might have either damaged your rotator cuff or have had a teammate who did so. The rotator cuff is a group of muscles and tendons that surround the shoulder joint, keeping the head of your upper arm bone firmly within […]


Tommy John Surgery

Since the baseball season just got underway, it seems an applicable time for a blog about a surgery made famous by a baseball player. Tommy John Surgery is now the colloquial term for ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) reconstruction. You can see why Tommy John Surgery has caught on as the preferred name. Since we deal […]


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