Orthopedic Surgery

OrthopedicSurgery

We perform many types of orthopedic (bone) surgeries in our hospital.  Leg fractures are the most common orthopedic problem presented at our clinic and usually result from a mishap with an automobile. They can be treated in a variety of ways depending on the location and type of fracture. We can apply a cast to treat certain fractures; however, many fractures will require surgical intervention:

  • “Pinning” stabilizes the fracture by inserting a long stainless steel rod into the middle of the bone across the fractured area.
  • “Plating” involves attaching a flat stainless steel plate to the bone using screws on either side of the fracture.
  • “External fixation” stabilizes fractures using a series of pins on the outside of the leg that pass through the skin and into the bone on either side of the fracture.

We also perform many orthopedic surgeries related to hip dysplasia and back problems like disc disease.

Hours of Operation

Monday7:30am – 7:00pm
Tuesday7:30am – 7:00pm
Wednesday7:30am – 7:00pm
Thursday7:30am – 7:00pm
Friday7:30am – 5:00pm
Saturday9:00am – 1:00pm
SundayClosed

We have our own 24 hour emergency service.
Please call 814-237-5333 and follow the prompts to contact us at any time, day or night