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Sudden Death in Collegiate Athletes

Erica Rodriguez, PT, DPT, CSCS The goal for collegiate sports is maximizing strength and conditioning during workouts to achieve victory during competition. The win at all costs and culture of toughness have been a contributor in leading to sudden death in collegiate...

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Sports Medicine in Southlake and Fort Worth

Sports Medicine in Southlake and Fort Worth

AOA Strives to Serve North Texas We are proud to serve as the leading and largest orthopedic group in North Texas, and in order to uphold that quality standard, we aim to extend our services in sports medicine to every market we serve in. With the expansion of our two...

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An AOA Update About the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

An AOA Update About the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

This is an update from our AOA Orthopedic Specialists office regarding updates and operations in the wake of the Coronavirus, or COVID-19. We value the health and well-being of our staff, patients, and families and in a commitment to help reduce the spread of...

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What could be causing my Hip Pain?

Hip pain is a debilitating issue to deal with. There are many potential causes and hip pain can stem from a variety of reasons. Luckily at AOA Orthopedic Specialists we have multiple hip specialists who help patients identify the exact source of the pain, how to treat...

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Tommy John Surgery

Ulnar Collateral Ligament Reconstruction, abbreviated UCLR but more commonly known as Tommy John surgery, is a surgical procedure which repairs the ulnar collateral ligament. The ulnar collateral ligament is located in the elbow....

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Spine Athlete Injury

When participating in sports, injuries to the spine are more common than one may think. According to spine-health.com, up to 20% of sports injuries involve an injury to the lower back or neck. Of those injuries, the most common include: Hyperflexion and hyperextension...

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Foot and Ankle – Haglund’s Deformity

HAGLUND'S DEFORMITY What is Haglund's Deformity? Haglund's deformity, also known as Haglund's heel, is a bony enlargement on the back section of the heel where the Achilles tendon is located.  Haglund's deformity is caused by frequent pressure on the backs of your...

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