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Sports medicine experts utilize the latest diagnostic equipment and technologies to help get you back in top form

Whether you're a starting athlete, your triathlon days are behind you or you just live life at full speed, comprehensive orthopedic care near you and for you is part of our game strategy at Baylor Scott & White.

Orthopedic sports medicine surgeons on the medical staff are skilled at treating and repairing all types of injuries, including an ACL tear or ACL injury, resulting from participating in sports or injuries that result from everyday life.

If you are experiencing knee pain, take our free Knee Pain Assessment. It will help you determine next steps, if any, including which kind of orthopedic specialist may be most appropriate for you.

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Orthopedic conditions we treat include:

  • Hand/Wrist Pain
    • Biceps tendon ruptures
    • Trigger finger
    • Treatment for sprains
  • Hip Pain
    • Hip arthroscopy to diagnose or treat the source of pain
    • Hip dislocations
    • Treatment for sprains
  • Ankle and Foot Pain
    • Ankle instability
    • Ankle sprains
    • Broken ankle
    • Achilles tendinitis or ruptures
    • Stress fractures
  • Knee Pain
    • Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears, injuries, ACL surgery
    • Medial collateral ligament (MCL) tears, injuries, MCL surgery
    • Meniscus tear diagnosis, treatment and recovery
    • Knee arthroscopy to diagnose knee injuries or treatment for meniscus tear and torn ligaments
    • Cartilage resurfacing to fill in cartilage and prolong the life of the knee
    • Knee cartilage transplants
    • Treatment for knee sprains
  • Related to orthopedics and sports
    • Concussion treatment
  • Shoulder and Elbow Pain
    • Acromioclavicular (AC) joint/shoulder separation
    • Dislocated shoulder
    • Lateral epicondylitis (tennis elbow)
    • Medial epicondylitis (golfer's elbow)
    • SLAP tears (injured labrum)
    • Treatment for sprains, including Ulnar collateral ligament sprains or tears (Tommy John surgery)

Bothered by knee pain?

Our short assessment can help determine if you should see an orthopedic specialist

Services and programs

Baylor Scott & White offers a variety of services and programs to deliver comprehensive orthopedic care.

  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Center in Waco
  • Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy
  • SportsCare
  • Concussion Treatment

Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Center in Waco

Residents of Waco and surrounding communities can experience one specialized location solution to many sports-related healthcare needs.

Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy

If you’re experiencing new pain, or if you have aggravated a previous injury, speak with your physician about physical therapy as a conservative treatment option. Blood flow restriction therapy or other unique therapies may be the right path for you.


Organized teams across DFW, Temple or Waco—whether for students or adults—may benefit from providing athletic trainer coverage for added player safety and healthcare concierge services when needed.

Contact a Baylor Scott & White SportsCare Athletic Trainer.

Concussion Treatment

Baylor Scott & White offers sports concussion evaluation and treatment in the Dallas area and Frisco for athletes ages 5+ through our comprehensive program co-led by a physical medicine and rehabilitation physician on the medical staff.

Nominate a Texas UIL high school student for a $1,000 healthcare scholarship


Do you know a junior or senior Texas UIL high school student who has an interest in a healthcare career and helps your school or community to Be Better?

Your nominee would model the Baylor Scott & White Health values:

  • Serve faithfully
  • Act honestly
  • Never settle
  • Have a "we're in it together" attitude

Text Be Better to 31996 to receive a nomination link today! Up to four winners will receive a $1,000 scholarship to be paid to the school of their choice.

Nominations end June 30, 2021.

2019-2020 UIL healthcare scholarship recipients


Student Profile

Tyler Trammell

Troy High School

Watch Tyler's video

Tyler has been an exceptional student and is salutatorian of Troy Texas High School. Tyler has attended the Baylor Scott & White Children's Hospital Science Camp as well as continued on last summer volunteering at the Children's hospital. She has always had a passion for children and they seem to feel the way about her.  Tyler is going to pursue a pre-med with an emphasis on Child psychology at The University of Arkansas in the fall. She wants to become a Child Psychologist and be able to help all ages of children. This graduation class is amazing and while dealing with the COVID-19 fallout, Tyler has shown great leadership. This young lady definitely is deserving of the Baylor Scott & White Health scholarship.

Kevin Arellano

Killeen Shoemaker High School

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Kevin is a very talented student, his drive for his personal swimming skill and talent is a very unique and inspiring one. On top of that, his passion for wanting to be a pediatric cardiothoracic surgeon makes him one of the most outstanding and standout students ever, truly no one is like Kevin. He shows great interest in the medical community and shows great dedication in achieving his goals. His numerous interests in groups like the Robotic Team, Red Cross and Youth advisory, make him one of the most involved people I know. Kevin is an impeccable student, he is in three national honor societies, has a 3.9 GPA and is a part of the varsity swim team, as well as a club swim team. Kevin is also a leader, he has completed 150 volunteer hours for the Science National Honor Society, 16.5 hours for the Spanish National Honor Society, has completed over 300 volunteer hours at Carl R. Darnell Army Medical Center, and 52 hours at Casey Memorial Library.

Lanee Willis

Guyer High School

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During her high school career, Lanee has volunteered at food banks and helped with a blood drive. She is a member of NHS and works part-time while maintaining a high GPA. She is also a member of the softball team. Lanee continues to drive herself toward her goal of becoming a pharmacist and will graduate with her certificate. She possesses a caring heart and puts others in front of her.

Faith Blackwood

Frisco Lone Star High School

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Faith embodies the Baylor Scott & White values by serving her school, church and community. She acts honestly and with integrity when no one is looking. Her peers and teachers trust her. Faith gives every take 100% effort and doesn't settle for less; she challenges others to be the best they can be.  And finally, she has the best attitude of being a team and showing we're in this together, whether it is a simple school group project or needs during COVID-19. Faith has been an honor roll student since junior high school. She works hard in her pre-nursing classes and was nominated captain of the cheerleading squad. She has also been an Athletic Trainer where she was able to learn valuable lessons related to medicine and sports. Her passion is nursing and will be attending Prairie View University for Nursing in the fall.


Baylor Scott & White Health’s game-changing facility in Waco offers comprehensive sports medicine care

The Ted and Sue Getterman Sports and Orthopedic Center on the campus of Baylor Scott & White – Hillcrest is a 106,000-square-foot, four-story, freestanding facility that provides multiple services under one roof.

Facility highlights include:

  • Diagnostic imaging offering advanced diagnostic radiology
  • Surgery center for orthopedic procedures, located conveniently in the same complex as medical practices and rehabilitation services
  • Physical rehabilitation with indoor and outdoor physical therapy areas
  • Fusionetics Performance Health System
  • Sports performance healthcare focused on safety and research

    Baylor Scott & White Sports Therapy & Research includes a unique collaboration of injury prevention, performance, recovery, education and research—all located within an advanced 300,000-square-foot, nine-story facility.

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