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Using ultrasound to diagnose sports injuries and joint pain is faster and less expensive

Ultrasound can be a powerful tool in diagnosing sports injuries quickly, with zero radiation exposure and lower medical cost. In this MedBlog, Reed Williams, M.D., discusses these potential benefits and more. Read now.

Orthopaedics and Rehab

Unraveling the mystery – and misery – of frozen shoulder

Frozen shoulder is a mysterious, miserable condition we face as we age. When sleepless, painful nights began to affect Tim Rogers’ work as editor of D Magazine, he sought help from Michael Khazzam, M.D., and potentially cut his recovery time by 75%. Learn more.

Back and Spine; Orthopaedics and Rehab

5 signs your back pain might be an emergency

Severe back pain might be a sign of a more serious underlying medical emergency. In this week’s MedBlog, two spine experts discuss five symptoms that should indicate seeing a doctor right away. Read more.

Orthopaedics and Rehab

Hip dysplasia is not just a condition that affects your dog

Hip dysplasia is a term most people associate with their dogs, but the condition is the leading cause of hip arthritis in young women and it is also the most common abnormality among newborns, according to the International Hip Dysplasia Institute. UT Southwestern Dr. Joel Wells and his team have discovered a new protein that can predict osteoarthritis in patients.

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.

Brain; Orthopaedics and Rehab

Spotlight specialist: Paging Dr. Juan Cabrera

Dr. Juan Cabrera is the medical director of the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinic at UT Southwestern Frisco. He is a traumatic brain injury expert and regularly works with patients to recover from stroke and concussion.

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.

Orthopaedics and Rehab

Too gruesome for video: The ‘high-energy’ injury of Dallas Cowboy Allen Hurns

Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Allen Hurns suffered a grotesque ankle dislocation during the NFC Wildcard playoff game on Jan. 5, 2019. In this week’s blog, Dane Wukich, M.D., discusses treatment and recovery for high-energy joint injuries.

Orthopaedics and Rehab

10 alternative back pain treatments to try before choosing surgery

Chronic back pain can prevent you from performing your best at work or enjoying favorite activities. However, before you take pain medications or undergo surgery, try one of these natural, alternative treatments to relieve your pain.

Orthopaedics and Rehab

Can a standing desk help my back pain?

Standing desks have become popular in recent years and are marketed as a solution for back pain and lagging productivity. Though sitting for long periods of time can cause back pain, standing desks aren’t a cure-all and can cause additional pain if not used properly.