Foot & Ankle
Putting one foot in front of the other can be a difficult task when you are slowed by foot and ankle issues. The foot and ankle are made up of 26 bones and 33 joints, so when something doesn’t work or feel just right, simple tasks can become more complicated. If you are experiencing pain or discomfort or have movement/balance issues, it is probably time to start a conversation with a specialist. Not only is it a step in the right direction, but may also help ensure you take more steps toward improved wellness in the future.
Common Foot & Ankle Conditions Include:
- Ankle Fracture
- Ankle Sprain
- Achilles Tendinitis or Tendinosis
- Hallux Rigidus
- Toe Fracture
- Flat Feet or High Arches
- Heel Pain
- Plantar Fasciitis
- Diabetic Foot Conditions
Hand & Wrist
Most days we never realize how much we use our hands and wrists. We bathe, eat, cook, express ourselves, drive a car, work on the computer, exercise, pick up grandkids and never consider the role our hands and wrists play in any of those activities. It is only when the ability to use our hands and wrists is lost that we begin to see their overall totality in our lives. Hands and wrists are made up of multiple small joints that work together with surrounding muscles and tendons to produce motion – including fine/delicate motion and gripping. When that motion begins to stall or stop working cohesively, it is important to find the source of the problem.
Common Hand & Wrist Conditions Include:
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
- Tenosynovitis (Trigger Finger, De Quervain's Tendinosis, Intersection Syndrome)
- Ganglion or Mucous Cysts
- Contractures (Depuytren's Disease, Tendon Injuries)
- Basal Joint (Thumb) Arthritis
- Acute Injuries (Fractures, Sprains, Strains, Tendon Injuries)
Joint pain is very real – whether it is in the hip, knee or shoulder – it can be debilitating. There are many avenues for joint discomfort that cause pain and suffering. Damaged joints breed stiffness, chronic inflammation, muscle weakness, and limit mobility. Even with conservative treatment, such as therapy and medications, a joint may be too stubborn or too damaged to avoid replacement. Trauma and arthritis are the usual suspects, but wear and tear on the joint shares the spotlight equally in most cases. The technology available today in joint replacement is state-of-the-art and is proving to be a game-changer for millions suffering from joint issues.
Joint Replacement Services include:
- Total Hip Replacement
- Total Knee Replacement
- Robotic Total Knee Replacement
- Shoulder Replacement
- Partial Knee Replacement
McBride covers all aspects of work-related health care. Our physicians and staff partner with employers to provide industry specific pre-employment testing, on-site employee wellness services and exceptional injury care to keep your employees healthy. Our physicians and PAs are well-trained in occupational medicine and are sensitive to OSHA recordability issues. Each injury is evaluated and approached with the appropriate level of intervention. McBride's team of occupational medicine professionals work together with our orthopedic surgeons to expedite return to work for those patients requiring orthopedic or other specialty appointments.
Occupational Medicine Services Include:
- Employer Services (Pre-Employment Physicals, Screenings and Testing)
- Injury Care (24 Hour Coverage for On-the-Job Injuries)
- Wellness Services (Flu Shots, Vaccines, TB Testing, Ergonomic Evaluations)
Our orthopedic surgeons are highly trained specialists who focus on injuries and diseases of the body’s musculoskeletal system. This intricate system includes bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles and nerves. When you see a McBride orthopedic specialist, you are working with a nationally-recognized physician dedicated to individualized treatment, restoring function and mobility, and compassionate care.
Common Orthopedic Conditions Include:
- Degenerative Diseases (Osteoarthritis)
- Acute Injuries (Fractures, Sprains, Strains, Muscle and Tendon Injuries)
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Physical medicine and rehabilitation, also known as physiatry, aims to enhance and restore functional ability and quality of life to those with physical impairments or disabilities affecting the brain, spinal cord, nerves, bones, joints, ligaments, muscles, and tendons. The goal of physical medicine is to maximize patients’ independence in activities of daily living and improve quality of life.
It’s not unusual for feet to hurt after a long, hard day, but chronic foot pain is not normal and should be evaluated if it persists. Although our feet absorb shock, stabilize our bodies, transport us and even help us reach our goals, they are also complicated anatomy. It is not uncommon to experience numerous issues, but to preserve function and mobility, it is important to identify symptoms early and seek out a qualified professional. Podiatrists are qualified by their education and training to diagnose and treat conditions affecting the foot, ankle and related structures of the leg.
Primary Care Sports Medicine
Staying healthy on and off the field doesn’t have to be difficult when you team up with a primary care sports medicine specialist. From acute injuries to acute illnesses, creating a comprehensive plan to help patients navigate through physical issues and stay active is the goal. Primary care sports medicine specialists at McBride are non-surgical and received extensive training for the treatment of shoulder, elbow, wrist, hand, hip, knee, ankle and foot issues as well as sports medicine conditions related to asthma, anemia, nutrition and more.
It is easy for people to not understand the overwhelming effects of a musculoskeletal or systemic autoimmune disease. Pain is not always visible and often goes unrecognized by others. Basic activities become monumental tasks without proper diagnosis and treatment. Rheumatologists understand the pain and can help pinpoint a path to treatment by gathering medical history, performing physical exams and running diagnostics to determine the root of the problem.
It is easy to overdo it and wake up the next morning with back or neck pain. But waking up every morning with pain is not at the top of anyone’s list. Chronic pain and other related conditions can slow you down and serve as a roadblock to enjoying a more active life. When you are dealing with extensive back or neck pain, there is an urgency to find relief. Whether your issues are common or complex, the pain is real and treatment options may be available after a comprehensive exam and discussion with a spine specialist.
The best game plan for athletes or those interested in participating in a range of athletic activities is to be smart from the start. Sports medicine deals with physical fitness, improvement of athletic performance, the prevention of injuries, treatment of injuries, exercise, physiology and much more. The goal of sports medicine is to help people engage in exercise and achieve training goals, but with a systematic approach that promotes safety and positive outcomes. Sports medicine specialists treat a wide range of physical conditions, including acute injuries such as fractures, sprains, strains and tears, as well as more chronic overuse injuries in tendons, bones and joints.
McBride is proud to provide sports medicine coverage to professional, college and high school teams in the state. These relationships represent our commitment to athletes at every level of competition as well as a strong partnership focused on prevention, management, treatment and rehabilitation of athletic injuries.
Sports Medicine Partners
Christian Heritage Academy
Crossings Christian School
Edmond Santa Fe
Oklahoma Christian Academy
OKC Homeschool Sports:
- OKC Broncos
- OKC Knights
- OKC Storm
- OKC Patriots
Upper extremity pain presents itself in many ways. Sometimes with sharp pain, sometimes nagging pain and sometimes just a constant dull ache. It can stem from years of overuse or from a specific injury. If you ignore the pain, it will not get better. It is best to pinpoint the pain, identify motion that triggers the discomfort and address the situation with a specialist. Treatment varies depending upon the diagnosis, but addressing upper extremity issues is a positive step toward improvement of motion and an increase of movement associated with daily activities.