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Is Joint Replacement Surgery for You?


Monday, June 26th, 2017

Joint replacement surgery is an intimidating thought to many people.  However, with medical advances and new surgical techniques, joint replacement surgery is more common, efficient and effective than ever before.  If you or a loved one is suffering from pain and loss of function in your knees, hips or other joints, joint replacement surgery could…





Why does my back hurt?


Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

As we age, many of us begin to experience back pain.  Studies show that 80% of all Americans will experience back pain at least once in their lives.  There are numerous causes of back pain – and many effective treatment options. Common causes of back pain Strains – including strained muscles, ligaments and muscle spasms.…





What did I do to my ankle? Ouch!


Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

If your ankle is in pain, you’re not alone.  Ankle injuries are the most common sports- related injury – and ankle injuries are also very common in non-sports-related accidents.  Rolling, twisting, tripping or falling can all cause ankle sprains – and even fractures. The types and treatments of ankle injuries Sprains:  Most people have twisted…





What is ACL Knee Surgery


Monday, May 15th, 2017

Have you had a sensation in your knee like it’s giving out or buckling?  Or maybe you’ve heard a popping sound – and your knee has started to cause pain and swell.  If so, it could mean that you’ve torn your anterior cruciate ligament – commonly known as the ACL. Many ACL injuries are a…





Orthopedic Elbow Surgery


Monday, April 24th, 2017

Most people think that the painful condition known as Tennis Elbow is caused by racket sports, but it can actually affect anyone over time – just like arthritis or any joint disorder due to strain, injury or overuse.  If you suffer from the symptoms of Tennis Elbow including pain or muscle weakness — and physical…





How do you know you need shoulder surgery?


Thursday, April 13th, 2017

Does shoulder pain interfere with your daily life and the things you want and need to do?   Do you ever have severe shoulder pain followed by short periods of relief?  Do you experience pain after extensive use of your shoulder – or loss of motion and joint stiffness after periods of inactivity or rest?   Does…





POSMC Physical Therapist is running in this year’s Boston Marathon!


Monday, April 3rd, 2017

Our very own Monica Soper, PT, DPT from our Plano Therapy Center will be running in the Boston Marathon April 17th. Monica attended the University of Kansas and Rockhurst University obtaining her degree in Exercise Science, prior to graduating with honors as a Doctor of Physical Therapy from Rockhurst University in May 2015. Monica has…





Plano Orthopedic announces partnership with Wise Health System


Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

Plano and Allen Physical Therapy has partnered with Wise Health System in association with Monticello Diagnostic Imaging. This partnership enables Plano Orthopedic to provide our patients access to other healthcare services, and best of all, will not affect patients’ current therapy treatment plans.  If you have any questions regarding the billing process, please contact one…





Plano Orthopedic is In Network with most Insurance Carriers


Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

Plano Orthopedic accepts most commercial insurance payers such as United Health Care, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, Aetna, and Humana.  If you have received a letter from your insurance company stating otherwise, please contact our business office at 972-250-5660 and we will be happy to assist. The friendly staff at Plano Orthopedic will prepare and…





Plano Orthopedics Welcomes New Physician


Thursday, December 1st, 2016

Plano Orthopedic Announces New Physician Effective January 1, 2017, Plano Orthopedic Sports Medicine & Spine Center is proud to welcome Dr. Michael Howard as the lastest board-certified and fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon to join our team of physicians. Dr. Howard joins our group of accomplished and expert practitioners as a specialist in surgery of the…





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