J. TAEGEL, M.D.
ARTHROSCOPIC & ORTHOPEDIC SURGEON, HOUSTON
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IF YOU LIVE AN ACTIVE LIFESTYLE,
YOU RUN THE RISK OF INJURY
No one wants to think about it, but if you
are an athlete, are active, or are always on the move with
work and family, you can put tremendous pressure on your knees,
your hips, your shoulders, your back, your ankles and feet,
even your hands and wrists. Over time, or suddenly without
warning, injury can occur.
DR. EDWIN TAEGEL UNDERSTANDS
Should the unthinkable happen, and any of
these areas is injured to the point where an arthroscopic
or orthopedic surgeon may be called for, you can feel safe
and secure in the hands of long-time Houston arthroscopic
and orthopedic surgeon Dr. Edwin Taegel.
With an emphasis on sports medicine for
recreational athletes, Dr. Taegel understands, and has treated
such conditions as:
• Shoulders – Impingement Syndrome,
AC Arthritis, SLAP Lesions, Rotator Cuff Tears, and Dislocations
• Knees – Meniscal Tears, ACL Ruptures, Subluxing
& Dislocating Pateliae (kneecaps), and Joint Surface (articular)
• Hips & Joints – Fractures, Arthritis, Degeneration
Requiring Replacement Surgery
• Low Backs – Arthritis, Sciatica, Lumbar Disc
• Feet – Flat Feet, Bunions, Corns & Calluses,
• Hands – Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Trigger Finger
HOUSTON’S VETERAN ORTHOPEDIC
Dr. Taegel has been handling sports medicine
and general orthopedic issues for teens, adults, and senior
citizens since 1968. In private practice as an orthopedic
surgeon in Houston, he has performed tens of thousands of
He prides himself on being a caring, personable,
empathetic orthopedic surgeon who feels great joy and personal
satisfaction from returning his Houston patients to active
HOUSTON’S PIONEER ARTHROSCOPIC
In addition to his experience as a general
orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Taegel is one of the original pioneers
in the field of Arthroscopic Surgery in the United States.
Starting in 1973, he, along with several other surgeons in
private practice, helped develop the minimally invasive technology
that was later adopted by hospitals nationwide.
This makes Dr. Taegel an arthroscopic surgeon
with a difference. He’s been there since the beginning,
and has seen the role of the arthroscopic surgeon, and the
surgery itself, expand throughout sports and orthopedic medicine.
Widely published, Dr. Taegel continues to be a voice on the
cutting edge of new advancements in the field.
YOUR ARTHROSCOPIC AND ORTHOPEDIC
Practicing mostly from his convenient, easily
accessible Houston office (free and plentiful parking!), Dr.
Taegel brings a simple philosophy to his role as orthopedic
surgeon and arthroscopic surgeon: to provide the treatment
and procedure you need (and only what you need) carefully,
quickly, and compassionately…
SO YOU CAN GET BACK TO YOUR ACTIVE