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Bacterial Arthritis

Bacterial Arthritis Bacterial Septic Arthritis Causes An episode of bacterial arthritis, or bacterial septic arthritis, is caused from a bacterium, virus, or fungi that makes its way into a joint.  This bacterium can be introduced either externally or internally.  Once in the joint, the bacterium will infect the synovial fluid within the joint.  It is […]
July 9, 2020

How to prevent shin splints when running

How to Prevent Shin Splints When Running Shin splints while running Shin splints are a very common complaint of runners and hikers.  Anyone who walks or runs a lot is susceptible to developing shin splints.  The pain of shin splints is generally located on the inner side of your shin, or tibia bone.  This is […]
June 15, 2020

What to Expect After a Spinal Fusion Procedure

What to Expect After a Spinal Fusion What is spinal fusion?   A spinal fusion surgery is one in which one or more vertebrae (the bones that make up the spinal column) are fused together with the bone or bones above or below it.  The vertebral column is made of 24 bones (not including the […]
May 28, 2020

Dr. Burke Orthopedics Resumes Full Operation

Dr. Burke Orthopedics Resumes Full Operation As of Wednesday, April 22, 2020, Harris County has allowed for the re-opening of hospitals and medical practices that fall under the elective category. Dr. Burke Orthopedics is happy to announce the office is fully operational with no restrictions and has resumed all orthopedic appointments, procedures, and surgeries. This […]
May 6, 2020

What is Synovitis of the Knee?

What is Synovitis of the Knee? What is Synovitis of the Knee? The knee is what is known as a synovial joint.  The synovium is the membranous lining of the joint that contains a viscous fluid, helping to lubricate it lending to smooth motion.  The synovium also plays a role in the nourishment of any […]
May 6, 2020

Why does my knee hurt?

Why does my knee hurt? You may be experiencing knee pain for a myriad of reasons.  Based on that specific reason, determining a correct diagnosis for your knee pain will be vital in planning what the best joint pain treatment plan will be.  Diagnosing the cause of your joint pain may involve imaging, such as […]
May 6, 2020

Dr. Burke Orthopedics Response to COVID-19 Stay Home – Work Safe Order

Dr. Burke Orthopedics Response to COVID-19 Stay Home – Work Safe Order The number one priority at Dr. Burke Orthopedics has always been the health and safety of our patients and medical staff. Both locations for Dr. Burke Orthopedics clinics will remain open, with the same operating hours. Safety precautions, special screening, visitor restrictions, and […]
May 6, 2020

COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update During the COVID-19 outbreak, Dr. Burke Orthopedics is available and honoring all surgery appointments at Texas Orthopedic Hospital, which is a “no sick” hospital. This means it is for orthopedic patients only, without other health issues. To safeguard patients and medical staff, Texas Orthopedic Hospital will enforce a strict visitor policy. Patients are […]
May 6, 2020

Best Way To Find out What Can Cause Joint Pain & How Arthroscopic Surgery Can Help

Best Way To Find out What Can Cause Joint Pain & How Arthroscopic Surgery Can Help Do you have a joint injury not healing properly? Dr. Burke Orthopedics will listen to your concerns, perform all necessary tests for an accurate diagnosis, and correct joint pain, with a comprehensive pre and post-surgery patient plan. What Symptoms […]
May 6, 2020

Types of Spondyloarthritis Arthritis

Types of Spondyloarthritis Arthritis Dr. Burke Orthopedics specializes in curing many types of arthritis. The swelling of joints should not be treated equally. Arthritis is common and can present itself in many forms. Joint swelling is not always in the same location or the only symptom one can suffer from when dealing with arthritis. Arthritis […]
March 19, 2020
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