Bone, joint, spine and other orthopedic concerns can take many forms. Sometimes, you’re not even sure what’s wrong—it just hurts. The specially trained doctors, therapists and nurses at Parkland Medical Center can pinpoint the cause of your pain and create a personalized plan for treatment and rehabilitation to meet your needs.
Orthopedic Conditions We Treat
Common conditions of the shoulder, elbow, arm, wrist, hand, knee, hip, ankle and foot treated at Parkland include:
- Traumatic orthopedic injuries
- Congenital bone, joint and other orthopedic problems
- Overuse injuries, such as carpal tunnel
- Sports injuries
- Osteoarthritis – Arthritis of the hands, feet, hips and knees; often associated with aging
- Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) – An autoimmune disease associated with genetic and environmental factors
- Joint dislocation – Bones out of position within a joint
- Bursitis – Tissue inflammation in the shoulder, elbow, knee or hip
- Rotator cuff injuries – Torn ligaments in the set of muscles and tendons that stabilize the shoulder
- Tendonitis and tendinosis – Inflammation of a tendon or tiny breaks in tendons of the knee, shoulder or ankle joints
- Gout – Acid build-up in a joint, usually in the big toe
- Sprains – Injury to a ligament in the ankle, knee, thumb, finger or shoulder
- Fractures – Bone breaks
Spine Conditions We Treat
You can receive treatment at Parkland Medical Center for these and other common spine and neck conditions:
- Bone spurs – Bone growths extending from vertebrae that press against nerves and create radiating pain, tingling and numbness
- Decreased back mobility
- Degenerative disc disease – Wear and tear on shock-absorbing discs between spinal bones (vertebrae) that causes pain and other symptoms
- Herniated discs – Discs in the spine that have ruptured or bulged from their proper place, creating pain by pressing on nerves
- Neck and back pain
- Osteoarthritis – Arthritis of the spine, often associated with aging
- Sciatica – Irritation of the sciatic nerve in the spine
- Spine curvature (scoliosis)
- Spine (vertebral) fracture – Bone breaks or compression fractures often resulting from osteoporosis
- Spine infection
- Spinal stenosis – Narrowing of the spinal canal that can compress the spinal cord and create painful pressure on spinal nerves
- Spinal tumors and cancer (cervical, thoracic, lumbar) – Growths within or surrounding the spinal column or spinal cord
- Sports injuries requiring reconditioning and strengthening
- Traumatic spinal injuries
If you experience any of these conditions, contact your primary care doctor, who will help you decide—and make the appropriate referral—if you need an orthopedic specialist at Parkland Medical Center.
Learn more about bone, joint and spine conditions, as well as knee replacement, hip replacement, shoulder replacement, spinal injections, spinal fusion and additional orthopedic and spine procedures in our online Health Library.
Check our online calendar for classes and events related to orthopedic conditions and procedures, joint replacement and spine care.
Rehabilitation & Recovery
Take advantage of Parkland’s outpatient rehabilitation services to speed your recovery and regain function following orthopedic or spine-related injury, damage, tumor or surgery. Our compassionate clinicians, nurses and therapists deliver the expert care you need—and we receive high marks from satisfied patients for our comprehensive pain management program through Parkland’s Interventional Spine and Pain Clinic.
Learn more about Parkland’s sports medicine services that can help you get back in the game as quickly as possible.
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