TEXAS ORTHOPEDICS / JOEL HURT     4700 Seton Center Parkway     Suite 200     Austin, TX  78759       512 439 1001

 

COMING SOON!

I'm continuing to produce high quality educational videos for the benefit of my patients on a variety of topics.  The goal is to produce one per week.  We will soon have a channel on YouTube so you can subscribe if you want.  Check back soon!

 

WHEN ARE YOU READY FOR A KNEE REPLACEMENT? 

Getting a knee replacement is no small decision.  Dr. Hurt summarizes the considerations any patient should take before taking this big step. 

WHAT IS KNEE ARTHRITIS?

Do you feel like you struggle to answer this question easily?  If so, in this video I aim to remove a little of the mystery here and to simplify the concept enough for any non-medical person to understand.  

HAVE YOU TORN YOUR ACL?

In this video I'll explain the common mechanism of injury and other signs/symptoms that help you know if you have torn your ACL. 

PROS AND CONS OF USING YOUR PATELLAR TENDON TO RECONSTRUCT YOUR ACL

ACL reconstruction is one of my favorite operations and one I've really perfected.  I'll explain why using a patient's patellar tendon is one of my preferred methods for reconstructing an ACL tear.  

DO YOU HAVE KNEE ARTHRITIS​?

It's not uncommon for patients to be surprised when they find out they have knee arthritis.  In this video I review the signs and symptoms that might indicate if you have this diagnosis.

HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO GET OVER A KNEE REPLACEMENT?

I have done 1000's of joint replacements and knees are among my most common.  This video will help you understand what to expect in terms of recovery after surgery. 

CAN YOU TREAT KNEE ARTHRITIS WITH A SCOPE?

This is a controversial question and has a nuanced answer.  I don't want to waste patient's time or money so I'll explain some of my philosophy in this video.

WHY IS THE OUTSIDE OF MY KNEE NUMB AFTER SURGERY?

It's not a complication...or a mistake...it happens all of the time.  In this video I'll explain why.

 

COMING SOON!

I'm continuing to produce high quality educational videos for the benefit of my patients on a variety of topics.  The goal is to produce one per week.  We will soon have a channel on YouTube so you can subscribe if you want.  Check back soon!

 

DO STEROID INJECTIONS WORK?

I do over a 1000 steroid injections year in my clinic.  That said, steroid injections are not for every patient at every time.  They have a time and a place.   I'll discuss the results I have seen in my clinic as well as the rules I have developed for their use over the years.