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Dr. Steven B. Sanders, M.D.

Orthopedist

Dr. Steven B. Sanders M.D. is a top Orthopedist in Southlake, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Steven B. Sanders M.D. is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Steven B. Sanders M.D. is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Steven B. Sanders M.D. is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Southlake, Texas, Dr. Steven B. Sanders M.D. is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
29 years Experience
Dr. Steven B. Sanders, M.D.
  • Southlake, Texas
  • Tx Tech Univ Hlth Sci Ctr Sch of Med, Lubbock Tx
  • Accepting new patients

How can I correct the hunch in my back?

First, I would seek an orthopedic evaluation. This is likely posture related which can be improved with physical therapy, however the deformity could be structurally rigid from READ MORE
First, I would seek an orthopedic evaluation. This is likely posture related which can be improved with physical therapy, however the deformity could be structurally rigid from a variety of conditions that may require evaluation and specific treatments.

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I have hip pain due to hip arthritis, but now my knees are also hurting. What could be the reason?

Painful knees may be the result of referred pain from the hips, a secondary overuse syndrome from compensation for the hips, an entirely separate problem or additional knee arthritis. READ MORE
Painful knees may be the result of referred pain from the hips, a secondary overuse syndrome from compensation for the hips, an entirely separate problem or additional knee arthritis. You should have this evaluated by an orthopedic surgeon.

Does a sprain require me to be on bedrest?

Although lots of elevation of the affected limb is needed to control swelling, bed rest is certainly not recommended because of the lack of mobility increasing the risk of a blood READ MORE
Although lots of elevation of the affected limb is needed to control swelling, bed rest is certainly not recommended because of the lack of mobility increasing the risk of a blood clot.
I prefer initial limited weight bearing provided there is no bone injury, and mobilization of the joint when your orthopedic surgeon allows.

Is osteoarthritis a heriditary disease?

There is certainly a genetic component to osteoarthritis, but not absolute.

What impact can my excess weight have on my knees?

Low impact exercise is preferred to minimize load on the joints, especially in overweight patients. The increased weight can accelerate cartilage loss. Low impact exercises include READ MORE
Low impact exercise is preferred to minimize load on the joints, especially in overweight patients. The increased weight can accelerate cartilage loss.
Low impact exercises include bicycling, elliptical machine, swimming, and some weight machines.

Can heel spurs be treated?

A heel spur is the result of chronic tendinitis, caused by the plantar fascia being too tight. The “spur” is not the cause of pain. Treatment is stretching the plantar fascia. READ MORE
A heel spur is the result of chronic tendinitis, caused by the plantar fascia being too tight. The “spur” is not the cause of pain.
Treatment is stretching the plantar fascia.

We believe my mother dislocated her shoulder. What should we do?

She needs to urgently go to an emergency center for X-rays to make the proper diagnosis. If dislocated, she needs it urgently reduced back into place.

Can joint pain be considered as a symptom for gout?

Yes. Typically also associated is swelling, warmth and redness. Diagnosis is made by evaluation of the joint fluid and the help of blood tests. A proper evaluation is needed READ MORE
Yes. Typically also associated is swelling, warmth and redness. Diagnosis is made by evaluation of the joint fluid and the help of blood tests.
A proper evaluation is needed because joint pain can be from many reasons.