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  • MACI® Treatment Service

    MACI® Treatment Service Different Types of Knee Surgery  There are many different types of knee surgery that may be considered as a treatment option for your knee pain if surgical intervention is required.  The decision will be dependent upon the diagnosis of your injury.  An accurate diagnosis is key to allowing your surgeon to subsequently…

  • Treatment for Knee Ligament Injury

    Orthopedic Sports Clinic Can anyone go straight to an orthopedic sports clinic? In most cases, the answer to this question is, YES!  It all depends on your insurance.  Some insurance carriers will allow for you to go straight to an orthopedic and sports medicine clinic, but some will not.  Some insurances will require a referral…

  • Knee ACL Reconstruction Surgery

    Knee ACL Reconstruction Surgery Orthopedic surgery ACL Reconstruction The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is the most well-known ligament in the knee.  You’ll often hear of athletes tearing their ACL.  When the ACL is torn, it is considered an orthopedic trauma and reconstructive surgery will almost always be necessary. The anterior cruciate ligament is one the…

  • Treatment for Knee Ligament Injury

    Treatment for Knee Ligament Injury Symptoms of knee ligament injury Oftentimes in the case of an injury to a soft tissue structure in the body, the pain experienced can be more intense than a broken bone.  The symptoms of a knee ligament injury may at times cause much more pain and disability than a fracture. …

  • Tenosynovitis of the Wrist

    Tenosynovitis of the Wrist What is Tenosynovitis of the wrist? Tenosynovitis is an inflammation of the tendon sheaths in the wrist that encase the tendons for the thumb and fingers.  This condition can affect other parts of the body; however, it is simply more commonly seen in the wrist.  The movement of the fingers and…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Being Inactive Can Cause Your Joint Pain

    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…

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    How to Tell if Your Knee Pain is a Loose Body | Loose Body Treatment

    How to Tell if Your Knee Pain is a Loose Body | Loose Body Treatment Knee pain is one of the most common joint problems that people face today. If you have discomfort in your knees, this could be caused by anything from general wear and tear to arthritis, inflammation, or a past injury. One…

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    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…

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