What is Sciatica
Oct12

What is Sciatica

What is “sciatica” Sciatica is a term that is often applied to back pain, especially pain that radiates into the buttock, back of the thigh, and leg. Often I have patients saying things like, “ I don’t think I have a disk issue, its just sciatica” as if that explains away the problem. Often I hear patients say” I didn’t think I needed to see a doctor, it’s just my sciatica acting up”. Sciatica, however, is not a diagnosis, it...

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Reverse Total Shoulder, Houston Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine
Oct12

Reverse Total Shoulder, Houston Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine

Reverse Total Shoulder, Dr. Gregory P. Harvey A reverse total shoulder may be a good option if you have an unrepairable rotator cuff tear, a significant shoulder fracture, or a severe deformity from arthritis. Unlike a standard total shoulder, in a reverse shoulder replacement, the shoulder socket (glenoid) will be replaced with a metal ball, a metal base plate, and screws. The ball of the shoulder (humeral head) will be replaced with...

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Houston FDA Clinical Trials
Oct05

Houston FDA Clinical Trials

FDA CLINICAL TRIALS Dr. Alan Rechter At times, some of the physicians rise to a level where they can be invited into clinical trials needed to bring a new implant, like a total knee, or a drug, like Tylenol, to market. Think of the advances in modern medicine and many game changers, like the advent of Penicillin, that saved the lives of millions since its launch. Fortunately, the physicians at Orthopaedic Associates have risen to...

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Fall in love with your feet
Oct05

Fall in love with your feet

Fall in love with your feet Amy Riedel, D.P.M. Don’t think that since it is cooling down you can put on some cozy socks and shoes and forget about those feet! The fall is an important time to take care and renew your soles. It may not be that cool in Texas just yet but as we get a few cold fronts here and there the air dries out which means so does our skin. You may notice dry skin and cracks that may bleed. Be sure to moisturize...

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Internet and Social Media in Modern Medicine
Jul17

Internet and Social Media in Modern Medicine

Internet and Social Media in Modern Medicine Alan J Rechter, MD Medicine has changed. It always does, evidenced from the advent of modern day minimally invasive techniques that don’t require stitches to new telemedicine consults. We can now replace your entire knee in less than 45 minutes and you can sleep in your own bed the same evening. Technology is amazing, especially in orthopaedic surgery that is so heavily technology driven....

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We have a new location in Kingwood!
Jul13

We have a new location in Kingwood!

We have a new office in Kingwood, located...

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