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When to Seek Medical Help for Sports-Related Back Pain

Whether you’re a pro athlete, a weekend warrior, or fall somewhere in between, you’re subject to sports-related injuries, and back pain is one of the most common. Here’s how to tell when it’s time to see the doctor for your aching back.

Aug 1st, 2022
Am I Too Young for a Hip Replacement?

Chronic hip pain isn’t just for seniors — and neither is hip replacement surgery. Although there was a time when hip replacement was reserved for patients 50 and older, that’s no longer the case. Here’s what’s changed.

Jul 1st, 2022
Tips for Preventing and Treating Shoulder Bursitis

Shoulder bursitis is a relatively common source of shoulder pain, especially if you use your shoulders a lot. Still, most people don’t know what bursitis is or what they can do to prevent it. We have six tips that can help.

Jun 1st, 2022
When Does a Meniscus Tear Require Knee Surgery?

Meniscus tears are a relatively common cause of knee pain for people who use their knees a lot, becoming even more common with age. Many tears heal with conservative treatment, but some need surgery. Here’s how to tell the difference.

May 1st, 2022
My Hip Hurts When I Sleep on My Side

Getting a good night’s sleep is important for lots of reasons, but when your hip hurts, a restful night can be hard to come by. If hip pain is keeping you up at night, here’s what you can do to find some relief.

Mar 1st, 2022
Closed Friday 2/4/22

All locations will remain closed Friday, February 4, 2022 due to unsafe road conditions. We will be calling to reschedule appointments next week. Enjoy your weekend and stay safe!!

Feb 3rd, 2022
WE ARE CLOSED - 2/3/22

Due to inclement weather, all locations will be closed Thursday, February 3rd 2022. When conditions improve, we will be calling to reschedule appointments. Check back for more updates... Stay safe and enjoy your snow day!

Feb 2nd, 2022
TOA Fort Worth has Moved!

To Our Patients, We are excited to inform you that as of January 24, 2022, our 5701 Bryant Irvin Rd. locations will have moved, and we will begin seeing our Fort Worth patients at our new location: 5900 Altamesa Blvd. Suite 100 Fort Worth, TX 76132

Jan 21st, 2022
Repair Your Cartilage Damage With Stem Cell Therapy

Stem cell therapy uses your own cells to spur natural healing responses and tissue repair in joints and other areas of your body. If you have chronic joint pain, here’s how stem cell therapy could help you.

Jan 1st, 2022
Can Stem Cell Therapy Help Arthritis?

Arthritis is a chronic condition that has no cure. However, there are plenty of treatment options. Learn about one of the newest and most innovative treatment options that may be able to reduce your arthritis symptoms.

Oct 3rd, 2021
When to Consider Bunion Surgery

Bunions are painful bumps that develop on the side of your foot, adjacent to your big toe. Learn when surgery is your best bet to reduce the pain and discomfort.

Sep 5th, 2021
Sports Injury Clinic

Friday nights in North Texas are all about high school football! And our physicians are devoted fans! That’s why they want to make sure you/your child’s injury is seen quickly and treated professionally!

Aug 27th, 2021
Five Things That Make Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Pain Worse

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a common and painful wrist condition. There are many ways to treat it, and a lot of ways you can inadvertently make it worse. Learn the five things to avoid that increase carpal tunnel syndrome pain.

Aug 9th, 2021
Introducing OrthoLoneStar

Texas Orthopaedic Associates is now part of OrthoLoneStar, the largest private orthopedic practice in Texas. Find out what that means for you and your family.

May 5th, 2021
Dr. Conway Departure Notice

Dear Patient, I am excited to announce that I have accepted a position at The UT Health McGovern Medical School Department of Orthopedic Surgery in Houston, where I will continue to care for my patients as I have done in the past.

Apr 14th, 2021
What Makes D1 Sports Training Unique?

Are you ready to train hard -- I mean, really hard? If so, D1 Sports Training may be the right challenge for you. Learn about D1 Sports Training programs for both children and adults.

Apr 1st, 2021
Insurance Update

Dear Patient, Effective April 1, 2021, Texas Orthopaedic Associates will be under a new tax identification number due to us becoming part of OrthoLoneStar. OrthoLoneStar was created through a merger of six orthopaedic practices in Houston, Austin,

Mar 18th, 2021
Who Can Benefit From Physical Therapy?

Physical therapy is not just for the injured. Learn how physical therapy can help most people move better, get stronger, and reduce their risk of injury.

Mar 3rd, 2021
2/18/21 - Openings & Closures

Clinic Openings: 8210 Walnut Hill will be open and seeing patients tomorrow, 2/18/21.  Physical Therapy at 8081 Walnut Hill Ln.

Feb 16th, 2021
Weather Update - Closed 2/16/21

Due to winter road conditions, all locations will be closed Tuesday, February 16th 2021. When conditions improve, we will be calling to reschedule appointments. Check back for more updates... Stay safe and enjoy your snow day!

Feb 15th, 2021
Oh Snow! WE'RE CLOSED (2/15/21)

Due to inclement weather, we will be closed on Monday, 2/15/21. If you need to reschedule, please call the office at (214) 750-1207.

Feb 14th, 2021
We are OPEN - February 11, 2021

Currently all locations are open and seeing patients. If you need to reschedule due to inclement weather, please call (214) 750-1207.

Feb 11th, 2021
When Does a Fracture Require Surgery?

Bone fractures are common and painful. Often fracture treatment entails a cast. Sometimes, however, you’ll need surgery to repair it. Find out why and when you’d need surgery to repair a broken bone.

Feb 3rd, 2021
Common Causes of an ACL Injury

ACL injuries happen often among athletes, especially women. Learn the most common causes of these knee injuries so you can take precautions to prevent them.

Dec 1st, 2020
Why Do I Need an MRI?

An MRI is a powerful imaging tool that can help doctors diagnose and treat a variety of conditions and monitor your treatment progress. Find out if an MRI can help you.

Nov 1st, 2020
Dr. Donald Hohman Departure

To Dr. Hohman Patients: You are receiving this letter as you have seen Dr. Donald W. Hohman at our office. We were notified late last month that he would be departing Texas Orthopaedic Associates as of October 30, 2020. Dr. Hohman’s new office location

Oct 23rd, 2020
Warning Signs of a Concussion

If you play sports, you’re at risk of getting a concussion. Learn the signs of a concussion so you can get the treatment you need to protect your brain.

Sep 8th, 2020
Resuming Elective Surgeries and Procedures

To our patients, The safety and security of you, your families, caregivers and our staff is our highest priority. Given the current guidance from Governor Greg Abbott and local county officials, Texas Orthopaedic Associates has resumed ele

Aug 6th, 2020
Free Online Foot Pain Seminar

Meet Our Foot Expert Please join us for a FREE web-based seminar, as we discuss foot pain. Dr. Sakowski is a board-certified foot and ankle orthopaedic surgeon who will present on topics such as, arthritis, bunions, hammer toes, plantar fasciitis, etc. Bri

Aug 4th, 2020
What Happens During Sports Physical Therapy?

No athlete wants to be sidelined for long after an injury. Learn how a sports physical therapy specialist can help you heal quickly, become stronger, and get you back in the game.

Jul 15th, 2020
Cementless Partial Knee Replacement

Dr. Hohman is proud to be one of the first surgeons in the country to offer his patients the first FDA-cleared cementless Partial Knee Replacement available in the US. Starting in July of 2020, Dr. Hohman will offer this treatment option for patients who

Jun 29th, 2020
Chronic Hand Pain: Common Causes

Hand pain can be debilitating. Find out the most common causes of chronic hand pain and how to reduce or eliminate your pain.

Jun 15th, 2020
5 Ways to Prevent Sports Injuries

Playing sports is a great way to keep in shape and make friends. It’s also a way to get injured, if you’re not careful. Learn 5 easy ways to reduce your risk of getting injured while paying sports and having fun.

May 20th, 2020
Physical Therapy for Knee Pain: Can It Help?

Knee pain can make it challenging to do simple things like walk or get out of bed. Learn how physical therapy can help reduce knee pain and increase mobility and flexibility so you can go back to doing the things you love.

Apr 24th, 2020
Torn ACL: Learn About the Road to Rehabilitation and Recovery

If you’ve torn your anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), you’re not alone. It’s a common knee injury that often strikes athletes but can happen to anyone. Learn more about what happens when the ACL tears and what’s involved in your road to recovery.

Jan 15th, 2020
When Do Bunions Require Surgery?

Do you have a bunion? Is it making everyday tasks like walking uncomfortable? Bunions can cause serious damage and pain to your entire foot. Don’t suffer in silence. Keep reading to learn how surgery can ease your pain.

Dec 4th, 2019
Should You Have Both Knees Replaced at the Same Time?

You played hard, and now you’re paying hard, too. Your knees aren’t what they used to be, so it’s time for replacement surgery. Should you replace them both at once, or one at a time? Here’s what you need to consider.

Aug 2nd, 2019
How Stem Cells Can Speed Recovery After Orthopedic Surgery

Orthopaedic surgery is usually about restoring pain-free mobility, so the time and discomfort associated with surgical recovery can be frustrating for patient and surgeon alike. Stem cell therapy emerges as an exciting technique to shorten recovery.

Feb 1st, 2019
Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays to you and yours from all of us at Texas Orthopaedic Associates!

Dec 4th, 2018
To Our Patients:

If you receive a letter from your insurance company stating that one or more of your Texas Orthopaedic Associates Physicians will no longer participate in your healthcare network effective June 2018 please rest assured this is not the case...

Apr 8th, 2018
Dr. Michael Landers in Star Local News

When temperatures hit triple digits, the last thing on most Plano residents’ to-do lists is go outside and exercise strenuously. Dr. Michael Landers, a sports medicine physician with Texas Orthopaedic Associates in Plano, shares sound advice for dealing..

Aug 13th, 2013
Christopher Miskovsky, M.D.

Dr. Miskovsky is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery with a Subspecialty Certificate in Surgery of the Hand. He earned his medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, DC, where he was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha...

Jun 14th, 2013
Dr. James Sterling on KDFW (Ch. 4)

Dr. James Sterling, physical medicine and rehabilitation physician on the medical staff of Texas Orthopaedic Associates, was interviewed on KDFW (Ch. 4) about baseline testing for concussion. Baseline testing helps to improve concussion care for local...

Aug 26th, 2012
Dr. James Montgomery on KDAF (Ch. 33)

Dr. James Montgomery, orthopedic surgeon on the medical staff of Texas Orthopaedic Associates, was mentioned in a story on KDAF (Ch. 33) about the website Friends in Kneed. The site provides a place for injured athletes who have sustained knee injuries...

Aug 26th, 2012
Dr. James Montgomery in Dallas Weekly

Featured in Dallas Weekly, StreamingOR an innovative video technology that offers new options to doctors and patients devloped by Dallas entrepreneur Clayton Redmon, owner of StreamVenue Healthcare. Dr. Jim Montgomery, considered one of the nation’s leadi

Jul 11th, 2012
Dr. Robert Scheinberg on KTVT (Ch. 11)

Dr. Robert Scheinberg, an orthopedic surgeon on the medical staff of Texas Orthopaedic Associates, was interviewed for a story that ran Thursday on KTVT (Ch. 11). The story featured StreamingOR, an innovative technology being used to stream live surgerie

Jul 5th, 2012
Dr. James Montgomery on WFAA (Ch.8)

Dr. James Montgomery, an orthopedic surgeon on the medical staff of Texas Orthopaedic Associates, was interviewed for a story that ran Friday on WFAA (Ch. 8). The story featured Friends in Kneed, a resource for recovering athletes. A teen patient created t

Jul 3rd, 2012

Please complete the following online forms before your first appointment. Each form will open in a new window, please complete one at a time. Please scroll to bottom of page and click submit upon completion of each form. If you have any problems or...

May 31st, 2012
Michael Landers, D.O.

Dr. Michael Landers is board certified in family practice and holds a certificate of added qualifications in Sports Medicine. Throughout his career, he has demonstrated a deep commitment to sports medicine in secondary and higher education. He graduated f

Mar 12th, 2010
Treatment Forms

For your convenience, we have included electronic forms that will need to be completed before treatment at TOA. Click the links below to download the forms in pdf format:

Oct 2nd, 2009
David Heck, OPA-C, ATC, LAT

David grew up in Allen, Texas. He graduated from Texas A&M University in 1992 with a bachelors degree in health. Serving as an Athletic Trainer for the Texas A&M football team, he gained invaluable experience in the field of Sports Medicine. He attained

Sep 27th, 2009
Darren Hughes, PA-C

Darren grew up in Sherwood, Oregon. He graduated from Abilene Christian University in 1996 with a bachelors degree in biology. He then attended University of North Texas Health Sciences Center for Physician Assistant Studies and graduated in 2000. Darre

Sep 27th, 2009
Kassidy Todd, PA-C

Kassidy grew up in Rocksprings, Texas where she was a 14-time Texas State Champion in track and cross country. She went on to run track at Baylor University where she received a Bachelors of Science in Education. Kassidy attended PA school at George Wash

Sep 27th, 2009
Before Your Appointment

Please complete the following online form before your first appointment. The form will open in a new window. Please cycle through each page and click submit upon completion of the form. If you have any problems or questions completing the form, please cont

Sep 23rd, 2009