Steven B. Sanders, MD, is an established orthopedic surgeon with Irving Orthopedics & Sports Medicine in Irving, Texas. He is a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in joint preservation and replacement. Since 1995, Dr. Sanders has performed over 7,000 knee, shoulder, and hip surgeries in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. He also sees patients in his Irving and Southlake offices, caring for patients in Greater DFW, North Tarrant and Denton County areas. He continues to advance his expertise in the latest arthroscopic and orthopedic techniques by participating and presenting at training sessions for surgeons. Dr. Sandersâ?? specialty is in providing patients with non-surgical and surgical options to relieve joint pain and regain mobility from injuries and arthritis. He often repairs joint injuries with arthroscopic techniques, but sometimes patients may require minimally invasive open repairs to ensure less disruption of tissues and muscles. Dr. Sanders earned his medical degree from Texas Tech University Health Science Center and completed his orthopedic residency at the University of Louisville. His Fellowship training was at the Texas Center for Joint Replacement. Dr. Sandersâ?? passion to stay at the forefront of joint replacement for knees, hips, and shoulders resulted in his being recognized by peers in D Magazine as one of Dallasâ?? top orthopedic surgeons. He is a professional member of the Dallas County Medical Society, the Texas Medical Association, the Texas Orthopaedic Association, and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
Education and Training
Tx Tech Univ Hlth Sci Ctr Sch of Med, Lubbock Tx 1990
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine 1985
Orthopaedic SurgeryAmerican Board of Orthopaedic SurgeryABOS
Dr. Steven B. Sanders M.D.'s Expert Contributions
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. Steven Sanders MD 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. 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. READ MORE
There is certainly a genetic component to osteoarthritis, but not absolute. 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. 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. READ MORE
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. 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. READ MORE
- Torn Meniscus
- Rotator Cuff Syndrome
- Rotator Cuff Tear
- Univ Louisville Sch Of Med, Orthopedic Surgery
- University of Louisville School of Medicine Program
- University of Louisville
- Total Joint Replacement at the University of Texas
Professional Society Memberships
- Dallas County Medical Society, Texas Medical Association, Texas Orthopaedic Association, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
What do you attribute your success to?
- Personal patient plan and treatment management.
Hobbies / Sports
- Outdoors, Family Time, Traveling
Favorite professional publications
- Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Dr. Steven B. Sanders M.D.'s Practice location
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IRVING, TX 75061Get Direction
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