Shoulder Arthroscopy

The shoulder is the most mobile large joint in the human body and is often injured by athletes of all ages. Common injuries include rotator cuff tears, dislocation and labral tears. Most sports injuries requiring surgical intervention can be managed arthroscopically (minimally invasive).

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Direct Anterior Approach

The anterior approach is an approach to the front of the hip joint as opposed to a side or back approach.  Rehabilitation may be accelerated and hospital time decreased because the hip is replaced without detachment of muscle from the pelvis or femur.

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Total Joint Replacement (TJR)

Total joint replacement is a surgical procedure in which certain parts of an arthritic or damaged joint are removed and replaced with an artificial joint, which is designed to move just like a healthy joint.

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Orthopaedic Links

Dr. James Ingram reviewing a patient's imaging testsMedical Center Health System
A group of advanced healthcare centers designed to provide the Permian Basin area with new levels of comprehensive care.

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
The latest source for Legislation, educational, health care policy and research information. The site includes the bylaws and position papers of the AAOS, and the latest federal and state laws enacted that pertain to the practice of orthopaedics and medicine.

American Association of Hip & Knee Surgeons (AAHKS)
An information source for latest trends in joint replacement surgery about the hip and knee.

The American Osteopathic Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (AOBOS)
The The American Osteopathic Board of Orthopaedic Surgery exists primariyly for the purpose of assisting newly trained orthopaedics surgeons in the certification process.

American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopaedics (AOAO)
The Academy first promotes and advances the specialty of Osteopathic Orthopaedic Surgery among its members. AOAO also promote Osteopathic Orthopaedic Surgery throughout the osteopathic profession, disseminating the latest medical information in osteopathy.

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Arthritis Foundation
The mission of the Arthritis Foundation is to improve lives through leadership in the prevention, control and cure of arthritis and related diseases. Discusses non operative means of dealing with arthritis. Gives local resources that are available.

Texas Chapter of the Arthritis Foundation
The Texas Chapter of the Arthritis Foundation, operates across the state to assist those affected by the disease and provide current information for people with arthritis and their families.

Stryker Knee & Hip Implants
Learn about new joint replacement technologies, the treatment options available to you, and other helpful online tools so you can take back your life.