Orthopedic Services

Seton Medical Center Harker Heights provides an integrated, quality-care approach to the treatment and rehabilitation of orthopedic conditions.

Physicians and surgeons at SMCHH perform a wide-range of orthopedic procedures including:

  • Knee replacement
  • Hip replacement
  • Shoulder procedures
  • Hip fracture
  • Hand and elbow care
  • Foot and ankle care
  • Sports medicine

 

Active Again Total Joint Camp

One of the best ways to help you prepare for your upcoming surgery and decrease potential anxiety is by attending our Total Hip and Knee Joint Camp. At Joint Camp, various members of our team will provide you with valuable information to assist in surgery preparation through joint replacement education and the opportunity to ask any pertinent questions. The program offers an approach to accelerate your recovery and shorten your hospital stay and get you active again!  Our staff will prepare you for the following:

  • What to expect after surgery.
  • Instructions in strengthening exercises.
  • Tools that can help before and after surgery.
  • Discharge options available after surgery.

Should you have any questions regarding Joint Camp, please contact your physician’s office directly or the following team member:

Andrew Tomes, PT

254.680.6238

Andrew.Tomes@SMCHH.org

 

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What is an Orthopedic Doctor?

An orthopedic doctor is generally a surgeon who specializes in the surgical and non-surgical treatment of diseases, disorders, and injuries (including fractures) of the skeletal system: spine, joints, muscles, tendons, ligaments, and peripheral nerves. These conditions include:

  • Soft tissue injuries and diseases
  • Sports injuries and arthroscopic surgery
  • Degenerative joint disease and joint replacement
  • Open and closed treatment of broken bones
  • Torn knee ligaments and cartilage
  • Hand surgery including carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Ruptured disc
  • Arthritic changes causing compression of the nerve root and spinal cord

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