Bone & Joint Care at Wellstar
Your favorite activities make everyday life your own, and bone or joint pain can keep you sidelined. At Wellstar, our skilled and caring team is ready to help you find relief and get back to life with less pain and more freedom.
Nearly everything we do each day depends on the complex interaction of bones, joints, muscles, tendons, ligaments and nerves. If there’s a problem with any one of these, movement can become challenging and pain can keep you from living your best life.
At Wellstar, our orthopedic experts are focused on getting you back to doing the things you love. We treat children and adults, seasoned athletes and weekend warriors, helping with everything from sprains, strains and fractures to joint replacement, repetitive stress disorders and complex nerve and spine conditions.
Our team will carefully evaluate your condition and provide personalized care tailored to your needs, including advanced nonsurgical and surgical therapies to support your healing. From diagnosis and treatment through recovery and rehabilitation, we’ve got you covered.
Our Expertise and Experience Put You in Good Hands
When it comes to orthopedic care, experience matters. Our team of providers includes board-certified surgeons and sports medicine physicians who specialize in specific conditions and treatments. They bring years of knowledge and technical skill to your care and continuously stay up to date with the latest treatment advances.
Working closely with our orthopedic doctors are radiologists, pain management physicians, physical and occupational therapists and rehabilitation specialists. With our team of experts behind you, you’ll have all the support you need for the best possible outcome.
Recognized for Excellence and Results
Wellstar is committed to providing you the highest level of orthopedic care. Our services are nationally accredited, and our excellent patient outcomes have been recognized by leading orthopedic organizations.
Improving Patient Care Through Research
At Wellstar, we don’t just provide exceptional patient care; we continuously strive to do things even better. Through research and clinical trials, we work to increase our understanding of musculoskeletal conditions and to develop and evaluate innovative treatments that improve outcomes and enhance quality of life for orthopedic patients. Our efforts bring the most promising treatment options to today’s patients and hope to tomorrow’s.
A Full Range of Therapies to Return You to Active Living
There are many options for treating musculoskeletal conditions. We base treatment recommendations on your symptoms, physical exam and diagnostic tests, such as imaging studies. Working with you, we develop a treatment plan to help make it possible for you to return to active, pain-free living.
Whenever possible, we recommend the most conservative treatments first to help relieve your symptoms. Often, this involves only non-surgical therapies. Treatments we offer include:
In some cases, surgery is the most appropriate first-line treatment. Your doctor may also recommend a surgical procedure if conservative therapies don’t provide adequate relief.
Wellstar offers state-of-the-art technology and advanced orthopedic surgeries, including robotic and minimally invasive procedures. These operations result in less discomfort and allow for a quicker recovery when compared to traditional orthopedic surgery. Your safety and comfort are our top priorities.
Procedures we offer include:
Rehabilitation often plays an important part in recovery from orthopedic conditions and surgery. Our rehab team, which may include physicians, physical and occupational therapists, and others, will work with you to improve your strength, endurance, flexibility and range of motion. The goal is to help you get back to feeling like yourself so you can resume your normal activities as quickly as possible. Your specific rehab program will be tailored to your condition, abilities and goals.
may be offered on an inpatient or outpatient basis.
team specializes in working with sports-related injuries in athletes of all ages and ability levels. In addition to providing expert diagnosis and treatment, the team offers advice on proper technique and conditioning, body mechanics and overall injury prevention. They also help athletes with sports nutrition and performance enhancement.
Protect Your Bone Health
Early detection of health issues can often help prevent major problems. Screenings offered at Wellstar can help keep your bones healthy and strong.
is a bone-weakening disease that may limit your mobility and increase your likelihood of experiencing serious fractures. Risk increases with age and certain medical conditions, and although anyone can get the disease, it’s most common in post-menopausal women.
You can have osteoporosis without realizing it. However, a simple imaging exam, known as a
bone density test,
can identify the disease. With treatment and appropriate safety precautions, you can take control of osteoporosis and reduce your chances of breaking a bone.
The National Osteoporosis Foundation recommends screening for:
- Anyone who breaks a bone after age 50
- Men age 50 to 69 with risk factors
- Men age 70 or older
- Post-menopausal women younger than age 65 with risk factors
- Women age 65 or older
- Women of menopausal age with risk factors
Talk with your Wellstar doctor to learn if screening may be right for you.
Specialized Orthopedic Care