Chronic pain is a phrase often heard in medical practices, but what does it actually refer to? Aaron Lloyd, MD, is a pain specialist at Methodist Hospital for Surgery (MHFS) and recently shared some of his expertise and insight on this topic. According to Dr. Lloyd, the term chronic pain describes a large and varied […]
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To aid the diagnosis of various diseases and physical ailments, doctors often rely on diagnostic images of internal systems, organs, muscles and bones. Medical imaging centers, which may be standalone or attached to a facility and provide routine diagnostic and imaging services, help expedite the overall diagnostic process. But not all imaging centers are created […]
Of all the orthopedic surgeries available to patients, perhaps one of the most common is total knee replacement surgery. While this surgery has historically been reserved for older patients—typically mid-60s and on—newer technology is opening the door for younger patients to reclaim an active lifestyle following a knee replacement. According to Dr. William Tucker Jr., […]
National Spine Health Awareness Month is observed every October as a public reminder of how important spinal health is. The state of a person’s back has considerable affect on their quality of life, thanks largely to its impact on physical capability.
What exactly is carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS)? The carpal tunnel is a narrow passageway of ligament and bone at the base of the hand and it houses the median nerve, which runs through the forearm into the palm. CTS occurs when the median nerve becomes compressed or squeezed at the carpal tunnel site. As for […]
Navigating America’s healthcare system can be a daunting task, especially when patients are faced with choosing a specialist to address their specific need. Further complicating the matter is having to choose between two specialists that seem similar, like a podiatric versus orthopedic surgeon. What is the difference? And how is a patient to know which […]
April is National Foot Health Awareness Month, which means now is a good time to take a closer look at your own feet and ask whether your shoe choice is helping or hurting them. According to Dr. Rick Miller, a podiatrist at Methodist Hospital for Surgery (MHFS) who’s been in practice for more than 35 […]
The warming days of spring are right around the corner, which means parents and kids are gearing up for sports season. Whether it’s organized school or community sports or just playtime in the front yard with friends, kids are exceedingly active—and far more prone to injury—when weather gives them the freedom to be outdoors. That […]
Many people are skeptical that a simple ear, nose and throat (ENT) surgery can dramatically improve their quality of life. But the truth is ENT surgeries aim to do just that. With allergy season right around the corner, more and more people are aware of just how aggravating their chronic sinus and allergy problems are, […]
On Monday, December 2, Christmas came early for Shelia K., of Bella Vista, AR, and Susan S., of Waxahachie, TX, when they received the unique gift of surgery, courtesy of Methodist Hospital for Surgery, orthopedic surgeon specialist, Dr. Kurt Rathjen, and charitable surgical program, Operation Walk USA. Now in its third year, Operation Walk USA […]
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