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Move better with Baylor Scott & White
 
 

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​From joint and back pain to sports-related injuries and other orthopedic conditions, we’ll help you get back to enjoying your daily activities after treatment or surgery. Learn more about the conditions we treat.

Select an area of the body you'd like to move better:

The shoulder and elbow are essential to upper body movement. We treat every kind of shoulder pain, from rotator cuff and labrum tears to reverse total shoulder replacement and everything in between. We use advanced technologies in the diagnosis, management and treatment of shoulder and elbow conditions. The shoulder and elbow are essential to upper body movement. We treat every kind of shoulder pain, from rotator cuff and labrum tears to reverse total shoulder replacement and everything in between. We use advanced technologies in the diagnosis, management and treatment of shoulder and elbow conditions. The shoulder and elbow are essential to upper body movement. We treat every kind of shoulder pain, from rotator cuff and labrum tears to reverse total shoulder replacement and everything in between. We use advanced technologies in the diagnosis, management and treatment of shoulder and elbow conditions. Back and neck pain can limit your ability to work, walk and enjoy life. Our spine specialists can quickly determine which treatment approaches are best for your pain and help you get moving again. Back and neck pain can limit your ability to work, walk and enjoy life. Our spine specialists can quickly determine which treatment approaches are best for your pain and help you get moving again. If you’ve had a concussion or participate in an activity where this injury is possible, you may benefit from our concussion program. We provide treatment through a variety of educational and clinical services, including ImPACT™(Immediate Post-Concussion Assessment and Cognitive Testing). We can help you get back on your feet again. Our advanced, minimally invasive treatment options for the foot and ankle help patients return to an active and pain-free lifestyle. We can help you get back on your feet again. Our advanced, minimally invasive treatment options for the foot and ankle help patients return to an active and pain-free lifestyle. Your hands and wrists play a major role in daily tasks. While many hand and wrist conditions can be treated through medication or rest, some may require surgery. We handle most any injury, defect or chronic condition of your finger, hand, wrist or elbow. Hip pain can really interfere with everyday life. Advances in technology and surgical procedures provide more options for hip pain treatment than ever. In addition to traditional approaches, we offer several specialized procedures that help reduce recovery time. You rely on your knees every day. After years of constant use, they may begin to wear out. We offer several options for joint replacement, joint revision and partial knee resurfacing to get you back on the move safely and quickly. You rely on your knees every day. After years of constant use, they may begin to wear out. We offer several options for joint replacement, joint revision and partial knee resurfacing to get you back on the move safely and quickly.
Education and resources
We offer a variety of injury prevention and lifestyle tips to help you move better.

Sports medicine specialists can help you move better on the field

Comprehensive care is our game plan. The sports medicine surgeons on the medical staff are skilled at repairing all sports-related injuries, from the simple to the complex.​​​​​​

And, because we believe in making sports safer, our SportsCare program can help you arrange athletic trainer coverage for teams as well as help you navigate to the appropriate care needed should an injury occur. Whether you need testing, treatment or rehabilitation, our liaisons serve as your connection to expedited, personalized care.

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  • Expert surgical and non-surgical treatment of back and neck pain

    With dedicated spine centers and doctors across North and Central Texas, we're here to help you combat back pain.

Advanced joint replacement options

With advances in technology and surgical procedures, you now have even more options for joint replacement. In addition to traditional approaches, Baylor Scott & White also offers several specialized procedures that help lessen recovery time.

Common procedures we offer include:

  • - Total knee replacement​
  • - Partial knee replacement
  • - Total hip replacement​
  • - Partial hip replacement
  • - Hip arthroscopy​
  • - Shoulder joint replacement​
  • - Shoulder arthroscopy​​​
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Clinical Trials

For more information, contact:

Dorian Wood
Dorian.Wood@BSWHealth.org

Preoperative Staphylococcus Aureus decolonization before total joint arthroplasty: Mupirocin vs non-antibiotic alcohol based nasal antiseptic.

Study examining two pre-operative methods aimed at reducing surgical site infections.

Inclusion criteria: Patients (male or female) between the age of 18 to 99 years old that are undergoing a total hip or knee surgery at Baylor University Medical Center, Baylor Medical Center at Uptown and Baylor Scott & White Medical Center Plano starting February 2019.

Exclusion criteria: Patients undergoing total joint arthroplasty for trauma. Patients undergoing revision arthroplasty for infection. Patients who are allergic to oranges. Patients who are allergic to Mupirocin.

For more information, contact:

Ruth King
Ruth.King@BSWHealth.org

A Prospective Multicenter Open-label Randomized Controlled Trial of Agili-C™ vs. Surgical Standard of Care (SSOC) for the Treatment of Joint Surface Lesions of the Knee

Study for individuals suffering from knee pain and have been told their cartilage is injured, or suffer from mild to moderate knee arthritis or knee lesions.

Inclusion criteria: 21-75 years; Up to three treatable joint surface lesion(s), ICRS Grade III or above, on the femoral condyles and/or trochlea. Symptomatic total treatable area 1-7 cm2; Must be physically and mentally willing and able to comply with the postoperative rehabilitation protocol and scheduled clinical and radiographic visits. Signed and dated consent form. Non-responsive to physical therapy for at least three to four weeks.

Exclusion criteria: Malalignment more than eight degrees varus OR eight degrees valgus according to standing X-ray. Lack of functional remaining meniscus, at least 5mm rim at the end of the procedure. Meniscal transplantation in the past six months. Any known tumor of the index knee. Any known history of intra-articular or osseous infection of the index knee.

For more information, contact:

Temilola Majekodunmi
Temilola.Majekodunmi@BSWHealth.org

The Most Effective Local Infiltration Analgesic (LIA) in Reducing Overall Opioid Use and Nausea in the Acute Postoperative Period of Shoulder Arthroplasty Patients; a Prospective,  Blinded, Randomized, Observational Study

Study evaluation to determine the least opioid and antiemetic intake during the acute post-operative period in shoulder arthroplasty patients.

Inclusion criteria: >18; Diagnosed shoulder arthropathy. Patients scheduled for shoulder arthroplasty.

Exclusion criteria: Prior known allergy to either one of the SOC infiltrative analgesic agents (Bupivacaine, Bupivacaine liposome or Multimodal analgesic containing Ropivacaine, Ketorolac, Epinephrine and normal saline) 

For more information, contact:

Benjamin Welling
Benjamin.Welling@BSWHealth.org

Evaluation of Resilience Affecting Postoperative Outcomes after Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair

Evaluating preoperative patient resilience (defined broadly as the capacity "to bounce back or recover from stress"), as measured by the Brief Resilience Scale (BRS) and its correlation with postoperative outcomes.

Inclusion criteria: All adult (>18yo) patients undergoing arthroscopic rotator cuff repair.

Exclusion criteria: Revision surgery, pregnant and non-English speaking patients.

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