Orthopedics includes the diagnosis and treatment of injuries and conditions affecting all parts of the musculoskeletal system. At Houston Methodist West Hospital, specialized programs are available in a modern setting for treating all common orthopedic problem areas including joint, hand, foot/ankle and spine. Orthopedic physicians collaborate with other physicians and therapists to develop individualized treatment plans using non–surgical care whenever possible.
If a surgical intervention is required, our surgeons commonly use minimally invasive procedures that reduce patient discomfort and allow for faster recovery. Houston Methodist West has the additional availability of neurosurgery specialists onsite – a capability not typically found at other hospitals in the area.
For patients needing joint replacement surgery, Houston Methodist West offers a total joint program which includes pre–op classes for learning about the entire treatment and recovery process; state–of–the–art surgical and recovery services that enable patients to become mobile very quickly after their procedure; and comprehensive rehabilitation services for restoring normal activity levels.