Our fellowship-trained spine surgeons treat painful conditions of the upper and lower back, as well as cervical conditions (the neck region) with one goal in mind –getting you back to what you love to do. If you are struggling with pain associated with your spine, our specialists can evaluate and treat your condition to help you regain strength, reduce pain and recoup, recover, recapture, reclaim.
Your knee is the largest joint in the body cushioned by a complex system of cartilage, ligaments, tendons and muscles. The stability and movement of the knee joint relies on the strength and harmony of all of these components working together. Disease or injury of the knee can disrupt this natural process resulting in pain, muscle weakness, and decreased function, thereby limiting your ability to perform everyday activities.
When you can’t swim the laps, serve the ball, or lift the little ones like you used to, it’s time for Desert Orthopedics. Our orthopedic shoulder specialists will diagnose and treat your condition. Whether it’s a torn rotator cuff or an aging joint with arthritis, we’re experts at providing comprehensive non-surgical and surgical solutions for your problem. And, we have an entire team of providers dedicated to helping you recover completely. So, if your shoulder is keeping you down, give us a call today.
If you can’t hit the mats, ride the bike, or hike the trails, it’s time for Desert Orthopedics. Foot and ankle injuries affect the health of your entire body with a highly complex system of bones, ligaments, joints and tendons that also impact your knees, hips and back. We see sprains and fractures, arthritis, tendonitis and deformity of toes, Achilles tendon and even chronic pain in the ball or heel of the foot.
If you are in need of a hip or knee replacement, you can rest assured that our joint replacement surgeons have the highest level of training and are experts within their specialty, utilizing state-of-the-art equipment for both diagnosis and treatment. When possible, our surgeons treat your condition with the appropriate non-surgical approach, but often at this stage joint replacement surgery is required.
It’s hard to live a full life when your hips are holding you back. Whether you’re making time for yourself, or supporting your family, you need your hips working for you, not against you. If you have joint pain from arthritis, disease or injury, our orthopedic specialists are experts in diagnosing and treating conditions of the hip, knee and shoulder.
The simplest things in life mean everything. So, if you can’t ride your bike, walk the dog or hold your little one’s hand, it’s time for Desert Orthopedics. Our orthopedic hand surgeons and specialists will diagnose and treat your condition of the hands, wrists and elbows. Whether your condition is caused by disease, repetitive motion or injury, we’ll diagnose your problem, plan the treatment and get you through recovery.
Having a child in pain is stressful for the entire family. That’s why we offer same day appointments for children with acute injuries or pain from a fracture. In fact, we treat hundreds of student athletes, whose parents choose Desert Orthopedics for our expertise in pediatric orthopedic care.
Our team of expert Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Specialists (Physiatrists) work hard every day with patients who suffer from an injury or debilitating condition that causes acute or chronic pain and reduced range in motion. Our goal is to help you feel better. Period.
Aaron Askew, MD is the region’s leading trauma surgeons, with extensive training and experience repairing orthopedic injuries caused by a traumatic event. Throughout the recovery process, Dr. Askew provides his patients with hope as they help them to reduce pain, regain strength and increase mobility with the shared goal of returning them to full function.