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Joint Pain

Whether through you experienced an acute injury or have a degenerative condition, luckily, there’s plenty of treatments for joint pain. Our team of doctors develops effective treatment plans to give patients across the Lubbock area lasting relief. Contact us to schedule a consultation, or receive a referral by talking with your primary care physician.

What Are the Components of a joint?

In order to better understand joint pain, it’s helpful to review the anatomy of a joint so you can see where problems may appear. Joints providing movement between bones. Each of your joints contains the following components to provide smooth movement:

What are common causes of joint pain?

Joint pain covers a broad spectrum of joint problems, including:

Arthritis is defined as joint pain. There are over 100 different types of arthritis, but the two most common, osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis (RA), can wreak havoc on your joints.


Regardless of whether you’re active or not, joint injuries are fairly common. From a torn ligament in your knee to shoulder injuries, joints can succumb to twisting, straining, overextending, and other stressors that may injure your joint.


Bursae provide cushioning inside your joint. When they become inflamed, it can cause discomfort and pain.

Systemic Diseases

There are several diseases that can have a major impact on how your joints function, including Lyme disease, fibromyalgia, lupus, and complex regional pain syndrome.

Tendons in your joints can wear down over time, causing tendinitis, which is characterized by swelling and pain in your joints.

Find solutions to your joint pain by scheduling an appointment with one of our orthopedic specialists. 

What are the treatments for joint pain?

There is no single answer, since treatment for joint pain depends on the source of the pain. Our doctors are equipped with the latest diagnostic tools, including advanced imaging, to properly identify the source of your joint pain and start treatment as soon as possible. Treatments options include:

If surgical intervention is necessary, it’s often in the form of a joint replacement or joint repair, depending on your situation. Our experienced doctors develop a comprehensive treatment plan that remedies your joint pain. If you’re experiencing joint pain, contact us to schedule a consultation.


Frequently Asked Questions

We want you to have the knowledge you need to make informed decisions for your health. Learn more about our orthopedic healthcare services by reading through our Frequently Asked Questions. 

Surgery depends on the severity of injury. Consult with one of our specialists to determine if it’s a route you should take. Your doctor will evaluate your entire injury through comprehensive testing before deciding if surgery is right for you.

Talk with your doctor to schedule a date that works best for you. Schedule flexibility depends on your availability, the severity of your injury and surgeon schedules. 

We recommend taking it easy during your recovery time. Your doctor will provide you with a thorough post-operative care plan to ensure a speedy recovery.

Your recovery depends on where your injury is located. Consult with your doctor before starting. Our practitioners will let you know which times are best for your recovery.

Our goal is for you to return to your normal activities without pain or discomfort! Consult with your doctor about your recovery timeline and how soon you can return to work or sports.

Most insurance providers require a referral from your doctor before covering your care. We recommend scheduling an appointment your doctor before scheduling an appointment with us.

We accept several insurance programs from:

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • FirstCare (Part of Baylor Scott & White Health)
  • GEHA
  • HealthNet
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • Medicare
  • MetLife
  • PHCS
  • TeamChoice
  • Most Worker’s Compensation plans

Consult with our office to ensure your coverage.