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Preventing osteoporosis-related fragility fractures after knee or hip replacement

Osteoporosis rarely requires knee or hip replacement, but it increases the risk of broken bones from falling after surgery. Get prevention tips in this MedBlog.

Orthopaedics and Rehab; Patient Stories

After ACL injury, UFC star is back fighting for his family and his country

UFC contender Kennedy Nzechukwu is fighting to support his family, including his mom who is suffering from ALS. So when he tore his ACL in training, he worried his career had been dealt a knockout blow. But thanks to expert orthopedic care and rehab at UT Southwestern, Kennedy is back in the ring, winning and feeling stronger than ever.

Orthopaedics and Rehab

When is it time for a knee replacement?

Knee replacement is one of the most common orthopedic procedures, but not everybody needs surgery. UT Southwestern Frisco's Georges Bounajem, M.D., discusses noninvasive relief options for osteoarthritis pain as well as what to know if you need a knee replacement.

Discovery

Regenerative medicine: Do PRP and stem cell therapies help sports injuries heal faster?

Can PRP or stem cell therapies heal musculoskeletal conditions? Explore current and potential regenerative therapies in this week’s MedBlog.

Orthopaedics and Rehab

Specialist spotlight: Paging Dr. Alison Cabrera

Dr. Alison Cabrera is an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in treating sports injuries, such as fractures, ACL and knee problems, as well as shoulder issues. She lives in Prosper and practices nearby at UT Southwestern Frisco.

Orthopaedics and Rehab

Specialist spotlight: Paging Dr. Reed Williams

Dr. Reed Williams is board certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation and is an expert in diagnostic ultrasound, which helps him treat muscle strains, tendon tears, and sports injuries in a non-invasive way. He lives in Frisco and practices at the UT Southwestern Medical Center just north of El Dorado and the Tollway.

Prevention

Kids and sports: How specialization can lead to overuse injuries

Parents may worry kids will lose a competitive edge by not specializing in a sport early. Dr. Coyner talks about why playing multiple sports helps performance and health.