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Dr. Scott Wenger

Sports Medicine
Grapevine, TX
24 years experience male

Locations

Texas Institute for Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine

Grapevine, TX

Address

815 Ira E. Woods Ave, Suite 100, Grapevine, TX
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
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Practice website

Fax

(817) 421-6060

About

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Sports Medicine

Orthopedic Surgery

Doctor Q&A

18 Answers
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Wenger
Sports Medicine 24 years experience
Almost a year...: The answer should be individualized and depends on several factors, such as whether your surgery utilized autograft versus allograft, whether meniscus... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Wenger
Sports Medicine 24 years experience
See an orthopedist: If you know you have a torn cartilage or meniscus, presumably by an MRI or other imaging, i'd recommend you schedule a consultation with an orthopedic... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Wenger
Sports Medicine 24 years experience
Know your limits: Any exercise program performed in the correct way by an appropriate candidate is "good." however, not all of us are appropriate for some of these high... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Wenger
Sports Medicine 24 years experience
Shoulder Surgeries: Both of these are shoulder surgical procedures. A rotator cuff repair is a procedure performed to re-attach or repair one or more of the four rotator... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Wenger
Sports Medicine 24 years experience
Instability: The ACL is essential for rotational and translational stability in cutting/pivoting sports like rugby. If the ACL is completely torn, playing rugby w... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Wenger
Sports Medicine 24 years experience
Overuse/Strength?: Most likely it's a little overuse inflammation from doing an exercise your pectoral muscles are not used to, especially if you have not rested very mu... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Wenger
Sports Medicine 24 years experience
Be Mindful: Depends on your age, degree of symptoms or pain, and degree of arthritis. Many meniscus tears may be minimal in terms of pain, and so a quadriceps and... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Wenger
Sports Medicine 24 years experience
Xray!: Fortunately, most toe fractures are treated symptomatically and so x-rays may not always be needed. However, the only definitive way to determine if y... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Wenger
Sports Medicine 24 years experience
Exercises!: Multidirectional instability (mdi) of the shoulder is a condition that should initially be treated with a dedicated conservative physical therapy prog... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Wenger
Sports Medicine 24 years experience
Don't recommend it: Not sure i really understand what you mean, but i wouldn't recommend trying to fracture your elbow. However, if you're set on it, i'd say jump off so... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Wenger
Sports Medicine 24 years experience
See your surgeon.: Hardware removal can certainly be traumatic to the involved extremity, but to have significant swelling above the surgical site such as the hip and bu... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Wenger
Sports Medicine 24 years experience
More info needed....: Not nearly enough information to answer your question. The fact that you say "still" have shoulder pain indicates an extended period of time, so i wou... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Wenger
Sports Medicine 24 years experience
Be supportive!: Joint replacement surgery is significant surgery with a prolonged, and sometimes arduous, recovery. The best thing you can do to help is be supportive... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Wenger
Sports Medicine 24 years experience
Osteoporosis drug: Forteo is a medication which is used for men and women with osteoporosis who are or may be at risk for fragility fractures. This drug is injected and ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Wenger
Sports Medicine 24 years experience
Yes, and no...: I don't know the mechanism of your particular soccer injury, but you can certainly injure the coccyx or tailbone playing any sport, especially if you ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Wenger
Sports Medicine 24 years experience
Treat cause/symptoms: "runner's knee" is not a specific diagnosis but a term for knee disorders occurring in runners. In general, the reason for the pain is overuse and/or ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Wenger
Sports Medicine 24 years experience
Exercise helps!: Absolutely! cardiovascular exercise such as jumping rope is an excellent way to burn calories and will help you lose weight. Your best bet is to inc... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Wenger
Sports Medicine 24 years experience
Talk to your surgeon: This is certainly something you want to discuss at length with your surgeon. There are dozens of "wrist" surgeries, so i can't begin to answer these ... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Wenger is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Wenger is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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Thanks for your quick reply!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas, TX
Graduated 1998MD

Residency

UT SOUTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
Completed 2003

Awards

Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society

Affiliations

American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Texas Orthopaedic Association
American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
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