Duane Kostman was planning to fill a bird feeder in his yard. It’s something he does often, but this time the peaceful pastime took a painful turn when he slipped and fell — hard. Read how Duane healed with the help of the team in Orthopedics.
Whether an injury is related to home, work or recreation, the return of efficient function is crucial. We use the most recent advances in diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation.
Our orthopedic physicians are dedicated to the care of bones, joints, muscles, tendons and nerves. Orthopedists are medical doctors who have had five years of additional training in this specialty area. The orthopedist can perform surgery for those conditions that require it, but the practice of orthopedics involves much more than surgery.
Orthopedists treat people of all ages to restore functions lost from disease or injury, to correct birth abnormalities and to educate patients in the prevention of injury and disease. There are many forms of treatment, including casting, exercise, medications and surgery.
Injuries to the limbs, advanced arthritis and injuries from repetitive activities (recreational or work related) receive prompt attention through nonoperative, operative and reconstructive procedures. Orthopedists also care for the severely injured patient and can correct deformities caused by trauma. The following are examples of concerns handled by our orthopedists:
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