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Dr. Keith Ward Louden, MD

Orthopedist

Dr. Keith Ward Louden MD is a top Orthopedist in Granbury, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Keith Ward Louden MD is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Keith Ward Louden MD is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Keith Ward Louden MD is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Granbury, TX, Dr. Keith Ward Louden MD is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
24 years Experience
Dr. Keith Ward Louden, MD
  • Fort Worth, Texas
  • Univ of Tx Med Sch At San Antonio, San Antonio Tx
  • Accepting new patients

My mother has tremendous back pain when she lies down. Is surgery a solution to her problem?

It could be, but surgery is always the last resort after medications, physical therapy, and injections to oversimplify. The are a huge number of back pain causes which don't require READ MORE
It could be, but surgery is always the last resort after medications, physical therapy, and injections to oversimplify. The are a huge number of back pain causes which don't require surgery. An evaluation by her primary physician is a great way to start.
Good luck.

Does tennis elbow require a surgery?

No, the majority of the cases resolve with activity modifications, therapy and counterforce bracing. Steroid injection are often used prior to surgery. Typically, the symptoms READ MORE
No, the majority of the cases resolve with activity modifications, therapy and counterforce bracing. Steroid injection are often used prior to surgery. Typically, the symptoms should be present for 6 months despite these treatments prior to surgery.
Good luck.

Dr. Louden

What is the treatment for an ACL Tear?

It depends on the percentage of the ligament torn, stability of the knee, physiologic age, activity level and goals following treatment. If the ligament is completely torn, it READ MORE
It depends on the percentage of the ligament torn, stability of the knee, physiologic age, activity level and goals following treatment. If the ligament is completely torn, it will not heal and requires reconstruction in many cases.

Good luck,

Dr. Louden

How long will it take for me to recover from a shoulder surgery?

This is very dependent on the type of surgery. In general, a sling is worn constantly for 2-4 weeks followed by progressive therapy. Good luck with your surgery. Dr. Louden READ MORE
This is very dependent on the type of surgery. In general, a sling is worn constantly for 2-4 weeks followed by progressive therapy.
Good luck with your surgery.

Dr. Louden

My mother has to have a laminectomy. What is that exactly?

Spinal surgery, which involves removing bone and other tissue to relieve pressure on the nerves, often from a disc herniation or protrusion.

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Dr. Louden

How long does a knee replacement surgery take to heal?

In general, you start exercising the same day; drive in 2-4 weeks and complete formal PT in 3 months. Your return to full activity the based on your individual functional recovery. Good READ MORE
In general, you start exercising the same day; drive in 2-4 weeks and complete formal PT in 3 months. Your return to full activity the based on your individual functional recovery.
Good luck.

Dr. Louden