Back and spine care
The nationally recognized team of spine specialists at Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Temple’s Spine Center and Baylor Scott & White Roney Bone and Joint Institute – Temple provides spine care by pinpointing the cause of your back or neck pain and developing an individualized treatment plan. The bone and joint institute team also includes physical medicine and rehabilitation specialists focused on providing personalized treatment programs to help you achieve your highest level of wellness possible.
Our board-certified, fellowship-trained spine specialists in the bone and joint institute are renowned for their expertise in many spinal and neck conditions, including:
- Herniated disk in the neck and back
- Spinal stenosis
- Fusion operations for specific types of disk herniation
- Spine trauma or fractures
- Adolescent scoliosis
- Bone health and osteoporosis
Foot and ankle
Many Central Texans experience foot and ankle problems ranging from sprains to ankle replacement surgery. The foot and ankle specialists at our bone and joint institute treat:
- Flat feet and bone spurs to plantar fasciitis
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Achilles tendonitis
- Heel pain
- Hallux rigidus (stiff big toe)
- Orthopedic trauma
- Forefoot reconstruction
- Tendon and ligament injuries
- Sports related injuries
- Total ankle replacement surgery
The bone and joint institute in Temple also coordinates with pediatric orthopedic specialists at Baylor Scott & White McLane Children’s Medical Center on pediatric foot and ankle surgeries.
Hand and wrist pain
Baylor Scott & White Roney Bone and Joint Institute – Temple's Hand Clinic treats diseases and injuries that cause pain and impair the strength, function and flexibility of hands, wrists and fingers. The bone and joint institute doctors treat:
- Carpal tunnel syndrome
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Dupuytren’s contracture (a disabling hand disorder in which thick, scar-like tissue bands form within the palm and may extend into the fingers)
- Other problems including complex total elbow replacement
The bone and joint institute also offers an extensive hand therapy program where specially trained occupational therapists help hand surgery patients regain strength and range of motion.
With advances in technology and surgical procedures, the orthopedic surgeons on our medical staff offer a variety of options for treating your joint issue, including total joint replacement. This approach completely replaces the damaged joint with an implant designed to provide you with a good-as-new joint that will help you regain range of motion, significantly reduce or eliminate pain, and resume your normal life.
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The occupational medicine specialists on the medical staff here at our Temple bone and joint institute help to reduce work-related disability through accident prevention and help injured employees return to full work capacity.
Some services the bone and joint institute doctors offer include:
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- X-ray and injury treatment
- Drug and alcohol screening
- Pulmonary function tests
- Surveillance physicals
- Travel immunizations/Travel medicine
- Employee physicals
The Baylor Scott & White Roney Bone and Joint Institute – Temple's orthopedic oncology team collaborates with the Sarcoma Services team at Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Temple to diagnose and treat cancers and benign conditions of the bone, cartilage and soft tissues in patients of all ages.
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Specialists on the medical staff of Baylor Scott & White Roney Bone and Joint Institute – Temple work in tandem with the pediatric experts at Baylor Scott & White McLane Children’s to treat congenital and acquired bone-related disease. Our family-centered care approach ensures young patients, their parents and siblings are involved in and educated about a child’s treatment plan, particularly during a hospital stay.
The bone and joint institute doctors provide care for:
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- Malignant and non-malignant tumors (such as Ewing’s sarcoma)
- Bowed legs
- Knock knees
- Osteomyelitis (bone infection)
- Scoliosis and musculoskeletal concerns related to cerebral palsy and spina bifida
- Rickets disease due to lack of vitamin D
- Traumatic and sports-related injuries
Physical therapy and rehabilitation
From sports injuries to stroke rehabilitation, our goal is to use a comprehensive approach to returning you to a more active, healthful lifestyle.
The bone and joint institute doctors here in Temple treat numerous orthopedic conditions in the areas of:
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- Musculoskeletal disorders
- Neurologic disorders and injuries
- Pediatric neurological and developmental disorders
- Post-operative care
- Sports injuries (sports medicine)
Saturday morning sports clinic
Our blue-ribbon team of sports medicine specialists at our bone and joint institute is here to provide care for any acute or chronic orthopedic sports injury.
Staffed by our board-certified, fellowship-trained sports medicine orthopedic surgeons, our Saturday Morning Sports Clinic provides student athletes quick access for injury assessment and treatment recommendations.
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Shoulder and elbow pain
Orthopedic conditions, like common shoulder pain and elbow pain, the orthopedic specialist here at Baylor Scott & White Roney Bone and Joint Institute – Temple manage include dislocation, separation, bursitis, tendinitis, rotator cuff tear and fractures.
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Comprehensive sports medicine care for children, adolescents and adults is our game plan at the Baylor Scott & White Roney Bone and Joint Institute – Temple. Physicians on the medical staff who are specialists in sports medicine work with exercise physiologists and specially trained physical therapists to repair and rehabilitate all sports-related injuries, from the simple to the complex orthopedic need.
Baylor Scott & White Roney Bone and Joint Institute – Temple also offers SportsCare, a program designed to meet the unique health needs and challenges of athletes, entire teams and sports organizations at every level.
Team physician program
Here at our bone and joint institute, senior staff and resident physicians provide on-site care for sports injuries for area sports teams.
Many of our board-certified, fellowship-trained sports medicine orthopedists served as team physicians for the NFL, Major League Baseball and college teams. Now they’re serving area youth.
Working on the field and in the locker rooms, our team physicians have as their goal the health, safety and well-being of each athlete.
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