Unfortunately, during this time of social distancing, isolation, and watchful waiting, our orthopaedic problems will continue to bother us and new problems may arise.
Our local and national leaders have recommended that we avoid unnecessary social interactions, and this may make timely evaluation, management, and resolution of our aches and pains more difficult.
One question we are getting quite often is what conditions must be evaluated immediately by a surgeon right away, and what conditions can wait?
Continue reading “Orthopaedic Problems During COVID-19: When to Get Immediate Care?”
Even though the picks, short-handled shovels, and sweltering heat of yesterday’s workplace have been replaced with monitors, keyboards, and air-conditioning, work-related aches and pains are very real and very common. Much like the manual laborer or factory line-worker, today’s office-bound employee faces their own unique set of hand and wrist maladies.
Continue reading “Office Workers and Wrist Pain: Relief is in Sight”
It was a shoulder condition that ignited Dr. Nelson’s interest in orthopaedics.
While at the University of Dallas, he played starting flanker for the university’s rugby football club. This was when he developed problems with his shoulder that ultimately needed surgery. This gives him a unique perspective from the point of view of both doctor and patient. Continue reading “The Bone & Joint Surgery Clinic is Pleased to Welcome Dr. Johnny T. Nelson to our Practice”