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Person Memorial's orthopedic team focuses on supporting patients with injuries to muscles, bones and joints that cause pain, physical limitation and reduced quality of life. Our orthopedic specialists offer a full range of the most advanced medical and surgical care that includes:

  • Arthritis treatment
  • Arthroscopy
  • Foot, hand and upper extremity surgery
  • Hip resurfacing
  • Sports medicine expertise
  • Total joint replacement
  • Trauma and fracture repair

Many of these care treatments include minimally invasive techniques. Minimally invasive techniques benefit patients because they reduce pain, shorten recovery time, and leave minimal scarring.

Take a Joint Pain Assessment

Our orthopedic physicians work with each patient for diagnosis and treatment with the goal of improving their quality of life. Additionally, we offer top specialists in orthopedics who provide comprehensive physical therapy and rehabilitation services to help you with:

  • Back pain
  • Broken bones (fractures)
  • Hand injuries and pain
  • Hip and knee arthritis treatment
  • Hip and knee replacement
  • Knee injuries
  • Shoulder injuries
  • Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation

An Introduction to Bone and Joint Health

Looking for relief from joint pain?

Thanks to joint aches and pains, many people find that everyday activities like gardening, biking, golfing, and even playing with kids or grandkids may bring more pain than pleasure. If you can relate, we may be able to help. 

Orthopedic Diagnosis and Testing

Orthopedic pain has many different causes and an accurate diagnosis is crucial to getting the appropriate treatment. Common causes of pain may include osteoarthritis or injury to ligaments, tendons or bones. If joint pain is limiting your mobility and activity, a good diagnosis is your first step in resolving the pain.

The orthopedic providers at Person Memorial Hospital are specialists in diagnosing and treating joint pain. As part of your evaluation and diagnosis, we will review your history along with performing a physical exam, including testing your range of motion and strength of muscles.

As a result of the exam, the doctor may ask you to follow up with a test, which may include:

  • Arthrogram
  • Aspiration arthrogram
  • Gadolinium scan
  • MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging)
  • X-ray

These tests will help the doctor make a diagnosis. (If you already have X-rays, please bring them with you).

Orthopedic Treatment

We offer many effective treatment options and always begin treatment with the least invasive methods first. In more severe cases of joint pain, surgery may be recommended. Arthroscopic surgery is a minimally invasive technique used to diagnose and treat joint problems. Person Memorial's orthopedic surgeons use highly specialized instruments, inserted through incisions about one-half inch in size, to reconstruct joints.

Orthopedic Surgery

Other patients may require full joint replacement surgery. In each case, our orthopedic surgeons perform surgical procedures to lessen pain, reduce recovery time and allow you to regain the full use of the joint as soon as possible. A rehabilitation program will help you get back to functioning to your fullest potential following surgery.

Rehabilitation Services

Learn more about Person Memorial's rehabilitation services.


Person Memorial Orthopedics is a department of Person Memorial Hospital. When you see a physician or receive services in a provider-based clinic, you are technically being treated in an outpatient department of the hospital rather than the physician’s office. Please refer to “Understanding your Healthcare Costs” to learn how your bill may be affected when seen by a provider in a provider-based clinic.  

Understanding Your Healthcare Costs
Provider-Based Clinics - You may see a charge on your bill for the equipment, supplies, and services provided in one of our provider-based clinics.

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