Dr. Pitts believes strongly in providing patients with all the information they need to feel comfortable about their condition to make the best care choices. If you need more information please do not hesitate to contact us. The clinicians at Summit Brain, Spine & Orthopedics leads in the latest apps and patient tracing systems with the Summit Medical Institute in free newly developed orthopedic and wellness information.
PHYSICIANS & CLINICIANS
As a leader at Summit Brain, Spine & Orthopedics Dr. Pitts, presents Grand Rounds at local hospitals and other venues to physicians, physical therapists, and nurses. CME credit is available to help advance the level of care in the Utah Valley and throughout the intermountain region.
The hip is a ball and socket joint that is highly stable, able to withstand enormous forces of pressure and trauma. Repetitive activities such as running, jumping or climbing can cause injury or degeneration if the joint and surrounding tissues. Hip pain can often be confused with back or knee pain that radiates to the hip. We can help you isolate the cause of your hip pain and formulate a treatment plan that finds your needs.
The most common cause for chronic knee pain is osteoarthritis. Due to injury or age related degeneration, cartilage within the knee begins to wear away, resulting in inflammation and pain. Often times, conservative treatments options may be useful in relieving stiffness and pain, however in the event these methods do not resolve the problem, partial or total knee surgery might be recommended.
The shoulder is the most flexible joint in the body, making it vulnerable to injury and instability. An integral part of successful treatment is understanding every element of the treatment and recovery process. Learn more about the shoulder and what to expect form the different forms of treatment and what to expect from surgery when indicated.