Orthopedic care in Decatur, Texas

If your joints are swollen or aching, we can help ease your pain and restore your quality of life.

At Medical City Decatur in Wise County, we have a dedicated team of orthopedists, orthopedic surgeons, spine doctors and rheumatic disease specialists. They are ready to diagnose and treat your condition with a personalized care plan.

Orthopedic conditions we treat

If you have concerns about troubling symptoms with your bones, such as swelling or joint pain, we can help. Our specialists treat a range of orthopedic, spinal and rheumatic conditions, including:

  • Ankylosing spondylitis
  • Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears
  • Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome
  • Behcet’s syndrome
  • Bone spurs
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Elevated C-reactive protein (CRP)
  • Elevated rheumatoid factor
  • Fractures and broken bones
  • Fusions
  • Giant cell arteritis
  • Gout
  • Herniated discs
  • Joint inflammation
  • Joint injuries
  • Mixed connective tissue disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Pinched nerves
  • Polyarthralgia
  • Polymyalgia rheumatica
  • Polymyositis
  • Pseudogout
  • Psoriatic arthritis
  • Raynaud’s syndrome
  • Reactive arthritis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Rotator cuff tears
  • Sclerosis
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal stenosis
  • Spine pain and injuries
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)
  • Uveitis
  • Vasculitis

Our orthopedic programs

Rheumatic, spine and musculoskeletal conditions may have straightforward or complex treatments. After diagnosing your condition our doctors plan treatments that fit your needs.

Orthopedic services we offer

Our orthopedists and orthopedic surgeons work with your musculoskeletal system to repair injuries and heal chronic conditions. Some of the treatments we offer include:

  • ACL reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic elbow surgery
  • Elbow reconstruction
  • Fracture care
  • Hand and wrist surgery
  • Knee arthroscopy
  • Partial knee replacement
  • Rotator cuff repair

Total joint replacement surgery

If medical treatments have not successfully relieved your joint pain, the next step is joint replacement. Our program includes treatments for knee and hip pain, including:

  • Knee replacement surgery
  • Total hip replacement

Sports medicine therapy

Our hospital provides a range of sports medicine services including therapy and rehabilitation programs. We work to help athletes of all skill levels recover and regain their peak performance as fully as possible.

  • Aquatic therapy
  • Cardiopulmonary rehabilitation
  • Massage therapy
  • Occupational therapy
  • Physical therapy
  • Respiratory therapy
  • Speech therapy

Spine treatments

Repetitive movements, injuries and spine conditions can cause back pain. Our spine physicians offer minimally invasive procedures to reduce your pain and help restore mobility. Some of our treatments include:

Nonsurgical treatments

We exhaust all medical options to treat your condition before using surgical treatments. Our medical options include:

  • Electrical stimulation
  • Exercise and strengthening techniques
  • Medication
  • Specialized injections
  • Ultrasound therapy

To help you understand your spine symptoms, take our neck and back pain assessment.

Minimally invasive surgical options

These treatments are the least invasive procedures we offer. Minimally invasive methods use small incisions that have less scarring and shorten hospital visits. Some procedures can be performed on the same day as an outpatient procedure which allows for recovery in the comfort of your home.

  • Laparoscopy
  • Pain mapping therapy
  • Robot-assisted surgery

Rheumatic disease treatments

A symptom of rheumatic diseases is inflammation, which can affect the organs, vascular system and joints.

After diagnosing your condition, your specialist may recommend treatments such as:

  • Anti-inflammatory medication
  • Physical rehabilitation (physical and occupational therapies)
  • Steroid and corticosteroid injections
  • Total joint replacement surgery

How to prepare for total joint replacement

As one of the region's leaders in total joint replacement surgeries, we offer our patient guide to help you understand and prepare for your procedure.

What to expect for your surgery

Our guide is a resource to prepare you for joint replacement surgery and explains the types of procedures we offer. It will help you become familiar with the pre-admission process, equipment needs, pre-surgery exercises through post-discharge care and preparing your home for recovery.

Orthopedic care at Medical City Healthcare

Orthopedic doctors, called orthopedists, take care of bones and joints. This includes knee pain, total joint replacement, issues that impact your spine and more. You might need to see an orthopedist if you have arthritis or osteoporosis, or if you've had a recent sprain, strain or broken bone.

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