Orthopedic care

Healthy bones, muscles and joints are critical in one's ability to work, move and do daily activities. That’s why HCA Houston Healthcare is dedicated to getting the communities we serve back on their feet as quickly and effectively as possible. From minimally invasive joint surgery to nonsurgical options, we remain at the forefront of the latest orthopedic imaging, treatments and techniques.

We provide a range of orthopedic services at 12 HCA Houston Healthcare hospitals and outpatient locations across the greater Houston area. This includes Texas Orthopedic Hospital, one of the only specialty hospitals in the country focusing solely on orthopedics, and HCA Houston Healthcare Kingwood, which is designated as a Blue Distinction Center for knee and hip replacement by Blue Cross Blue Shield.

Additionally, we are proud to offer advanced sports medicine programs. Our network includes the Texas Sports Medicine Center (TSMC), which is located on the campus of HCA Houston Healthcare Tomball, and offers a full range of outpatient physical therapy and athletic rehabilitation programs to treat sports injuries.

HCA Houston orthopedic services

Within our network of care, you will find leading orthopedic experts including board-certified surgeons, neurologists, podiatrists, pain management specialists and therapists who provide individualized care from a patient's initial visit through rehabilitation. Whether the result of aging, injury or overuse, we offer a wide range of services to care for joints, ligaments, bones, tendons, muscles and nerves.

Joint care

Joint conditions can be treated in various ways, depending on the severity of pain and damage to surrounding cartilage. At HCA Houston Healthcare, conservative methods are often preferred and may include physical therapy and steroid injections. When these forms of treatments do not help reduce joint pain or improve mobility, joint surgery may be required. Within our specialty areas, we provide access to a variety of joint care surgeries, including:

  • Arthroscopy of the shoulder, hip and knee
  • Hip replacement
  • Knee replacement
  • Other surgeries of the hands, wrists, feet and ankles
  • Shoulder replacement

Across the greater Houston area, we perform thousands of joint replacement surgeries every year. Accounting for more than 2,400 of these surgeries, Texas Orthopedic Hospital is a leader in total and partial joint replacement surgery and is continuously recognized for providing the highest level of care in this specialty.

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Orthopedic surgery

Surgical procedures may be required for some conditions such as osteoarthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, non-healing bone fractures and trauma injuries.

From hand and wrist surgery to limb reconstruction surgery, HCA Houston Healthcare is dedicated to treating conditions with delicate and advanced techniques. Many of our locations offer advanced surgical capabilities for minimally invasive orthopedic surgery, including robotic-assisted technology which may provide patients with reduced pain, scarring and recovery time. This includes HCA Houston Healthcare Tomball, which is designated as a Center of Excellence in Robotic Surgery.

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Physical therapy and rehabilitation

Whether physical therapy is used as treatment or as a rehabilitation technique following orthopedic surgery, HCA Houston Healthcare is dedicated to helping patients regain full range of motion and minimizing pain.

As part of our comprehensive orthopedic care, HCA Houston Healthcare offers physical therapy and rehabilitation services on both an inpatient and outpatient basis. Tailored directly to the needs of each patient, our physical therapy and rehabilitation locations focus on pain management, exercise and education. This includes HCA Houston Healthcare Conroe, which is recognized as one of America's Best Physical Rehabilitation Centers by Newsweek.

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Spine care

Our offering of minimally invasive spine surgeries, interventional procedures and non-interventional procedures help diagnose and treat a wide range of conditions relating to the neck and back such as herniated discs, low back pain and osteoarthritis. Additionally, we use the most advanced technology, including robotic-assisted surgical technology whenever possible, which allows for superior precision, control and faster recovery.

Sports medicine

HCA Houston Healthcare offers advanced sports medicine programs at several of our locations throughout Greater Houston. From injury assessments to return-to-sport rehabilitation, our sports medicine services help athletes get back in the game safely.

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