Welcome to the Azalea Orthopedics
Education Library!

We’ve created this patient education area to help you learn more about orthopedic surgery, physical medicine and rehabilitation. Whether you are suffering from arthritis, tennis elbow, lower back pain, or will be going through a hip replacement or torn meniscus repair, click the videos, articles, and links below to learn more about orthopedic conditions and procedures.

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Orthopedic surgery team performing an arthroscopy on an Azalea Orthopedic patient in East Texas.
Arthroscopy and Arthroscopic Surgery

Arthroscopy and Arthroscopic Surgery: Diagnosis and treatment of joint diseases and injuries using arthroscopic methods.

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Diagnosis and prevention of repetitive stress injury and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.

Orthopedic doctor examining a patient’s wrist for carpal tunnel syndrome in Pittsburg, Texas.
Orthopedic doctor performing nerve evaluations on a patient at Azalea Orthopedics in Palestine, Texas.
Nerve Evaluations/Electromyography (EMG)

Nerve Evaluations/Electromyography (EMG): Specialized testing (EMG/nerve conduction studies) can be performed to assess nerve and muscle function, e.g. carpal tunnel syndrome, pinched nerves, weakness or numbness.

Osteoporosis & Bone Health

Osteoporosis & Bone Health: General diagnosis and treatment information.

Torn Rotator Cuff

A rotator cuff tear is a disruption of 1 of the tendons that attach is to the humeral head from the shoulder blade.

Managing Trauma Fractures: Orthopedic Perspectives

Trauma & Fracture: Treatment of injuries to the bones, joints, muscles, tendons, nerves, and vessels in the hands, feet, arms, legs and back.

Orthopedic doctor caring for a patient with a trauma fracture in their leg at Azalea Orthopedics.

    Learn more about Orthopedic Medicine

    For more information on orthopedic problems, go to orthoinfo.aaos.org (American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons).

    For more information on spine problems, go to spinaldisorders.com.

    For more information on physical medicine and rehabilitation, go to www.aapmr.org.

    For more information on hand & wrist problems, go to www.assh.org.

    For more information on foot & ankle problems, go to www.aofas.org.