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Our hips are susceptible to injury and arthritis, as well as "wear and tear" associated with aging. Our goal is maximum recovery of hip function with diligent follow-up care after surgery and a total rehabilitation program to get our patients back to the activities that they enjoy.
Dr. William Hovis is an expert in hip replacement and hip fractures. Have you been thinking about hip surgery? Contact Hovis Orthopaedic Clinic in Knoxville, Tennessee today and learn what treatment options can help you.
Our advanced hip care includes:
Hip Replacement
Osteoarthritis is the main reason for hip replacement. Hip arthroplasty, another term for hip replacement, involves removing the damaged portion of the hip and replacing it with artificial implants. The implants are a replacement for the natural joint and allow pain-free movement. Learn more about hip replacement.
Hip Fracture
Falls are the most common cause of hip fractures in older adults, and the risk increases with age. Hip fracture surgery is highly individualized. The type of surgery depends on the location and type of hip fractures. Learn more about hip fracture.
Board-certified Hip Surgeon in Knoxville, TN

Call (865) 524-0054 or request an appointment online for quality orthopedic hip care at Hovis Orthopaedic Clinic in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Elbow & Wrist

Elbow and wrist injuries and conditions can be particularly bothersome because of the intricate network of nerves, blood vessels, tendons, and ligaments, as well as bones and muscles. Dr. William Hovis is a caring orthopedic specialist with expertise in advanced arthroscopic surgeries for elbow and wrist conditions, as well as diligent follow-up care to ensure optimal outcomes.
Hovis Orthopaedic Clinic offers onsite physical therapy rehabilitation and specialists in work-related injuries, as well as sports medicine. We are proud to offer comprehensive elbow and wrist orthopedic care to the residents of the Knoxville, Tennessee area.
Our advanced wrist and elbow care includes:

Arthroscopic Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylar Debridement)

Tennis elbow results in deterioration of the tendon fibers that attach to the bone at the outside of the elbow. Playing racquet sports is only one cause of tennis elbow. Most people with tennis elbow participate in work or activities that require repeated use of the forearm muscles.
Most cases of tennis elbow are treated without surgery; however, if arthroscopic tennis elbow surgery is needed, the vast majority of people experience successful results. Learn more about arthroscopic tennis elbow surgery.

Arthroscopic Treatment of Elbow Arthritis

Inflammatory arthritis and osteoarthritis are leading causes of elbow pain. Arthroscopic surgery can treat arthritic elbow conditions as wells as remove loose bodies associated with synovial disorders. Because an arthroscope is used, recovery is faster than with open elbow surgeries.

Total Elbow Replacement

Total elbow replacement is a treatment for elbows damaged by rheumatoid arthritis. Total elbow replacement involves removing the damaged portion of the elbow and replacing it with artificial parts that restore pain-free motion and function.

Ulnar Collateral Ligament Reconstruction

Ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction, commonly known as Tommy John Surgery, restores medial stability to the elbow. Athletes that pitch may experience elbow pain, numbness, and tingling. Ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction techniques have improved over the years to allow the vast majority of patients to have a complete recovery. Learn more about pitcher's elbow.
Comprehensive Elbow and Wrist Care in Knoxville, TN
Call (865) 524-0054 or request an appointment online for quality elbow and wrist orthopedic care at Hovis Orthopaedic Clinic in Knoxville, Tennessee.


Ankle fractures, tendon problems, and strains can cause pain and gait instability. Our board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon in Knoxville has expertise in traditional ankle surgery methods, as well as advanced arthroscopic techniques. If you have an ankle injury, contact our Knoxville, Tennessee orthopaedic office for a prompt appointment. We offer onsite X-ray for fast diagnosis and treatment planning.
Ankle surgery at Hovis Orthopaedic Clinic includes:
Ankle Arthroscopy
Ankle arthroscopy is used to diagnose and treat ankle cartilage, bone, or ligament damage. Because the procedure uses a miniature camera that is inserted through tiny incisions, recovery is faster and less complicated than with open surgical procedures.
Ankle Fracture Surgery
Ankle fracture surgery is very individualized. There are several bones in the ankle, and the type of surgical treatment depends on the location and extent of the fracture. Different surgical options are available and may include surgical hardware, such as plates and screws.
Ankle Surgery Expert in Knoxville, TN
Call (865) 524-0054 or request an appointment online for quality orthopedic ankle care at Hovis Orthopaedic Clinic in Knoxville, Tennessee.

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