A national movement is underway to form comprehensive bone fragility programs such as ours at UT Southwestern. Expert providers can pinpoint and medically treat the underlying causes of fragility fractures, returning more patients to mobility and reducing recurrent fractures.
Dr. Joel Wells talks about joint preservation surgery in the young adult with symptomatic hip pain can prevent osteoarthritis progression. At UT Southwestern, we’re emphasizing preservation of the native hip in patients from 14 years of age to adult, rather than replacing the native hip with a prosthesis.
Over the past five years, UT Southwestern has expanded beyond its main campus in the Southwestern Medical District to locations throughout Dallas – and now Fort Worth, as well.
We generally associate hip pain with aging, but adolescents and young adults can develop serious hip problems as well. Dr. Wells reviews some of these issues and the surgeries to correct them.
A UT Southwestern orthopaedic surgeon has launched a registry to better equip physicians in advising hip surgery patients and controlling factors known to negatively affect patient experiences.
Thanks to the installment of a new 24-hour Sports Medicine Injury Hotline, patients now have immediate access to a member of the UTSW Sports Medicine team.
UTSW will serve as the Dallas Stars' official health care provider for the second consecutive year.
Why they occur, and how to avoid them.