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 […]

ACL Surgery Midland, TX

ACL 101

Since we just completed spring practices and are all looking ahead to another season of football across Texas, at Urgent Orthopedic Specialists we want to take a few blogs and address the most common football injury, or at least the one we all hear about the most — ACL tears. Sprains or tears of the […]

ACL Injuries | Midland, TX

Taking Care of Your ACL

Having just finished up with spring football practices around Texas and the country, ACL injuries can return to the forefront. At Urgent Orthopedic Specialists we have extensive experience in these injuries and surgery to repair them. Sprains or tears of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) are quite common in football, soccer, and basketball. For the […]

Joint Pain Midland TX


At Urgent Orthopedic Specialists, we restore function in the joints of patients. This is known as arthroplasty, and it may inolve resurfacing bones within the joint, or we may place an artificial joint. Here’s some more information about arthroplasty at Urgent Orthopedic Specialists. Why would I need arthroplasty? The main reason a patient has joint […]

Carpal Tunnel | Orthomidland | Midland, Texas

Repetitive Strain Injuries

As its name implies, a repetitive strain injury is a result of prolonged, repetitive, and forceful movement. Such movements tend to be seemingly harmless at first — typing on a keyboard, clicking a mouse button, hand movements by assembly line workers — but become increasingly harmful as the same movements are repeated over and over, […]

Sports Therapy | Orthomidland | Midland, Texas

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 […]

Knee Injuries | Orthomidland | Midland, Texas

Urgent Orthopedic Specialists

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 […]

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