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Orthopedic Care at St. Mary Medical Center
St. Mary Medical Center Orthopedic Services combine high quality orthopedic care with a strong commitment to service and outcomes. Built upon a team of accomplished physicians who use some of the latest techniques and technologies available, we can help you mend, heal, and get you on the move again. Our Joint Academy joint replacement program is one of the most highly recognized for excellence in quality and outcomes for both knee and hip replacement surgeries.
In fact, St. Mary Medical Center's Orthopedic Surgery program was named among America's 100 Best in a recent Healthgrades® survey. Our highly qualified surgeons can assist you with shoulder and elbow surgery, foot and ankle surgery, general orthopedics and fractures; arthroscopic surgery, joint replacement, trauma, occupational injuries, and, sports medicine.
There are not many procedures that can improve quality of life the way orthopedic surgery can. At St. Mary Medical Center, we take a comprehensive approach to care and rehabilitation, addressing both the pre and post care aspects of well being. Rehabilitation is a medical specialty that helps restore people affected by disabling disease or traumatic injury to good health and functional, productive lives. Rehabilitation can be the difference between patients returning home instead of going to long-term care. An individualized treatment program is developed for each patient based on an extensive evaluation at the time of admission. After surgery, our patients benefit from in-hospital Acute Rehabilitation and on-site physical therapy sessions before continuing on their road to wellness through our Home Health and Outpatient Rehabilitation programs.
We offer a full range of therapy for all types of acute and chronic conditions:
- LIFE SPINE: Spine therapy-upper/lower/arthritic
- ARCON: Functional Capacity Testing
- Physical and sports therapy
- Neuropathy, Pain & Fibromyalgia
- Hand therapy with a certified hand specialist
- Occupational therapy for work related injuries
- Women's issues-osteoporosis & incontinence
- Multi disciplinary rehabilitation
- Speech pathology
- Lymphatic treatment
- Vestibular & TMJ
- Fitness therapy - obesity & strength
- Wound care
Bone & Joint Health & Education
St. Mary Medical Center offers a full range of diagnostic and interventional orthopedic services, and provides community education presentations and screenings to help prevent osteoporosis. Regular heel bone density screenings at health fairs and through our physician practices help identify those at risk. For a copy of our community education publication, Take Care!, call 219-836-3477 or toll-free 866-836-3477.