Why Water is Important for Joint Health
Why Water is Important for Joint Health
Calendar June 24, 2020

Drink water. Keep your joints healthy! June 23rd is National Hydration Day and we want to tell you why drinking water is important for joint health. According to the Arthritis Foundation, “if there’s a magical elixir you can drink, it’s water. Hydration is vital for flushing toxins out of your body, which can help fight…

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Azalea Orthopedics Relocates Clinic in Longview
Azalea Orthopedics Relocates Clinic in Longview
Calendar June 22, 2020

We moved our clinic to better serve our patients in the Longview area. The clinic houses a group of specialized physicians that includes spine surgeons, pain management specialists and a sports medicine orthopedic surgeon. Our group is committed to employing the best spine and orthopedic surgeons in Texas and bringing their talent closer to you.…

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Ask an Orthopedist- Achilles Tendon Pain
Ask an Orthopedist- Achilles Tendon Pain

Question: On my last run, I immediately felt a pinching sensation settle in at the top of my right Achilles tendon. I flexed it a few times and walked it off, and continued my run paying careful attention to it. The sensation has not subsided, however, and while it is not painful, it is unrelenting…

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What is a Disc Herniation?
What is a Disc Herniation?
Calendar May 28, 2020

    Back pain is something many people experience in their life, but not all back pain is equal. We sat down with one of Azalea Orthopedics’ Spine Surgeons, Dr. Michael Russell, for his insight on Disc Herniations. What is a Herniated Disc– A herniated disc is the extrusion of material that usually sits between…

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COVID-19 Update
COVID-19 Update
Calendar May 1, 2020

COVID-19 updates as of July 1st. Please see below the new requirements implemented by the Texas Medical Board. Please let us know if you have any questions regarding this new policy:                                                 …

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What is an EMG Test?
What is an EMG Test?
Calendar February 13, 2020

Symptoms of numbness, tingling, pain and discomfort can be alarming, especially when you don’t know what is causing the issue. An EMG, or Electromyogram, is a study conducted by a physician to find the cause of these sensations. An EMG test measures the electrical activity in muscles and nerves and determines where there may be…

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Dr. Kaminski Speaks to his Patient after MAKO Partial Knee Replacement Surgery
Dr. Kaminski Speaks to his Patient after MAKO Partial Knee Replacement Surgery
Calendar January 30, 2020

Dr. Ken Kaminski speaks with his patient, David Dudley, about recovering after MAKO partial knee replacement surgery. After five weeks, David returned to work as a firefighter for the Dallas Fire Department. Our orthopedic surgeons stay in tune with the latest medical advancements to offer our patients optimal options to fit their unique needs. Click…

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Azalea Voted Best Orthopedic Clinic In Tyler
Azalea Voted Best Orthopedic Clinic In Tyler
Calendar January 22, 2020

“LOCAL LOVE”… appreciated by US! Azalea Orthopedics was honored with winning the Locals Love Us award being voted #1 in the Orthopedic and Sports Medicine category for 2019. Locals Love Us is a secure online survey where locals vote for their favorite places in more than 200 categories annually. Each category can have up to…

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Dr. Gary Goodfried Partners with Azalea Orthopedics
Calendar January 10, 2020

Azalea Orthopedics Welcomes Dr. Gary Goodfried to The Practice January 10, 2020 Azalea Orthopedics is excited to announce the arrival of our newest orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Gary Goodfried.  As a longstanding pillar in the East Texas Medical Community, he brings experience and an outstanding reputation to Azalea Orthopedics.  “We are thrilled Dr. Goodfried is joining…

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