Dr. Kevin Crawford, Orthopedic Surgeon at Lubbock Sports Medicine

Award-winning Orthopedic Surgeon in Lubbock Texas, specializing in non-invasive sports medicine, including ACL Reconstruction & Shoulder Surgery.

An Overview: Orthopedics

Overview Orthopedics is the science of studying everything related to bones and fractures. The primary goal of this field of medicine is to treat patients with traumatic injuries to their bones, which may require braces, splints, or complex surgical procedures. To become an orthopedic surgeon, students must complete 4 years of medical school, followed by […]

Dr. Kevin Crawford

As the leading Orthopedic Surgeon in Lubbock TX, focused on minimally invasive surgical techniques, Dr. Kevin Crawford’s expertise includes arthroscopic and reconstructive surgery of the shoulder, ACL, knee, and elbow with an emphasis on advanced arthroscopic techniques. Dr. Crawford is a premier ACL doctor in Lubbock with specialized training on ACL Reconstruction in Lubbock, and […]

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When to Treat an Injury with Ice Vs. Heat?

Overview According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 1 in 4 Americans is affected by joint pain. Out of that 25 percent, 15 million individuals suffer from severe arthritis. Moreover, half of the adults diagnosed with arthritis experience persistent pain at all times. As you can see, these numbers are terrifying, and […]