Obesity – Are you hoarding your weight?

Obesity – Are you hoarding your weight?

We are all aware of the obesity epidemic affecting our country and the benefits of losing weight are well documented and profound.  For years the answer to weight loss in the medical community was “eat less and exercise more” but studies show that to lose...

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Can Colds or Flu Cause a Hernia?

Can Colds or Flu Cause a Hernia?

Can colds or flu cause a hernia?  The answer is yes!  One of the most common causes for developing an abdominal hernia is coughing. More so than straining or lifting, having a strong, chronic cough can result in a painful hernia. We definitely see an...

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Risks of Wearing the Wrong Shoes for Running

Risks of Wearing the Wrong Shoes for Running

You throw on a pair of sneakers and head out the door for your daily run. Did you know that those shoes may be causing serious injury to not only your feet, but also your hips, knees, and back? Running is a great way for you to stay healthy, but the wrong...

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Outpatient Ortho Surgery

Outpatient Ortho Surgery

Do you experience pain every day? Is hip or knee pain keeping you from doing the things you love, like playing with your kids or grandchildren?Living with joint pain isn’t just uncomfortable, it can also be life-changing in all the wrong ways. Luckily,...

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Sports Medicine Care and Checkups

Sports Medicine Care and Checkups

Whether it’s a child or an adult, participating in sports provides some meaningful benefits to the participant. Team sports teaches people discipline, dedication, hard work, and teamwork, for example. While those are great lessons that can serve you well throughout...

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The Differences Between Physical and Occupational Therapy

The Differences Between Physical and Occupational Therapy

If you’ve been told that you may need therapy to facilitate your recovery from an illness, injury or surgery, you might be wondering what kind of therapy you need. In general, there are two kinds of therapy available, physical and occupational therapy. Around the time...

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Ortho Care for Winter Sports

Ortho Care for Winter Sports

Every year, thousands and thousands of people end up seeking treatment for sports-related injuries. It’s been said that there’s a sport for every season and an injury for every sport. And that certainly rings true as it relates to injuries that are the result of...

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Treating Running Injuries with Sports Medicine

Treating Running Injuries with Sports Medicine

Whether you’re a professional runner or you do it to get physical exercise, you may have experienced sports injuries in the past. Although running is good for your health, it applies stress on your lower body. If your muscles are weak, you may end up...

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Advanced Robotic Surgery

Advanced Robotic Surgery

Advanced Robotic Surgery at Methodist McKinney Hospital There is no denying the advancements that modern technology has brought into the field of medicine. One such advancement is being practiced by Methodist McKinney Hospital orthopedic surgeons, who can...

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We are open and operating. For the safety of our patients, visitors and staff during this time, we are taking additional precautionary measures and following guidelines recommended by CDC to ensure the safety and well-being of everyone.

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