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Veterans Day Run for the Flag

Friday, November 10th, 2017

Direct Orthopedic Care (DOC) is an immediate access orthopedic clinic hosting the Run for the Flag Veterans Day Race in honor of Veterans Day. Dr. Merritt Pember, an orthopedic surgeon at DOC and a U.S. Army major, physician and veteran, served during Operation Iraqi Freedom in Baghdad. Dr. Pember, along with a team of DOC […]

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Acute Orthopedic Care at DOC

Monday, November 6th, 2017

Injuries are usually classified as acute or chronic. Acute injuries are severe, sudden and often caused by high-intensity accidents, resulting in fractures and other musculoskeletal injuries. There are two types of chronic injuries: injuries caused by low-intensity forces of long duration as in tendinitis and bursitis, and recurring acute injuries such as a chronic sprained […]

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Run for The Flag Veteran’s Day Race

Tuesday, October 31st, 2017

VETERANS, AMERICAN SERVICE MEMBERS AND THEIR FAMILIES INVITED TO RUN FOR THE FLAG RACE ON NOV. 11 Direct Orthopedic Care sponsors race in Pflugerville on Veteran’s Day to raise funds for Folds of Honor WHO: Merritt Pember, M.D., Direct Orthopedic Care (DOC) Surgeon and Veteran U.S. Army Major (Operation Iraqi Freedom) Major Dan Rooney, Founder, […]

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What Does a PA Do for DOC and for You?

Monday, October 23rd, 2017

A physician assistant, PA, is a nationally certified and state-licensed medical professional. PAs work in all areas of medicine, including primary care, family medicine, emergency medicine, psychiatry, and orthopedics. PAs practice medicine on the DOC orthopedic healthcare teams. PAs at DOC help care for your orthopedic needs, including: Take or review a patient guest’s medical […]

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