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Teach Old Joints New Tricks

At St. John's, our orthopedic doctors work to get you back to your active life as quickly, and painlessly, as possible.

 

Orthopedics

Joint pain can affect your overall quality of life. It can limit how well you function at work, at home and during your everyday activities. The team of affiliated physicians at St. John's is here to help you with almost any type of orthopedic procedure you may need. In fact, these highly-trained, multidisciplinary health care professionals are some of the best around. 

From the latest minimally invasive and arthroscopic procedures to more traditional surgeries, from inpatient to outpatient care, we offer top-quality diagnostic, surgical and rehabilitation care.  Whether your pain is caused by arthritis or sports injuries, we are here to help you get your life back.

Conditions We Treat

Our team of board-certified orthopedic doctors and therapists specialize in orthopedic procedures to treat conditions ranging from sprains and tears to orthopedic surgeries, such as total joint replacement and back surgery. We are a comprehensive orthopedics hospital. Some of the conditions we treat include:

  • Arthritis
  • Back pain: ruptured disks, sciatica, and lower back pain
  • Bone tumors
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Hand, wrist and elbow surgery
  • Hip arthritis
  • Hip resurfacing
  • Hip replacement surgery
  • Joint replacement
  • Knee arthritis
  • Knee replacement surgery
  • Muscular dystrophy
  • Orthopedic physical therapy
  • Osteoporosis
  • Shoulder surgery
  • Sports injuries: fractures, dislocations, tears, sprains, and strains
  • Total joint replacement

Orthopedic Services

  • Board-certified orthopedic doctors with experience in primary and more complicated surgeries
  • Orthopedic Team that includes: doctors, orthopedic nurses, case managers, physical therapists, and occupational therapists
  • Total joint replacement and education classes, specializing in both anterior and posterior hip replacement surgery
  • State-of-the-art implants, custom devices, and surgical options
  • Rehabilitation services (inpatient and outpatient)
  • Private rooms for a more peaceful recovery

Advanced Surgical Treatment Options

At Dignity Health St. John's, you will find an expert team trained in the latest technology and treatment options, including laparoscopic and minimally invasive procedures. Our orthopedics team includes orthopedic surgeons, specialists, nurses, x-ray technicians and physical, occupational and speech therapists. We are prepared with advanced technology, clinical expertise through extensive training and a focus on best practices to care for you or your loved one with compassion and respect.


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Orthopedic Achievements

The Blue Distinction Centers for Knee and Hip Replacement are part of a national designation program given by Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies to recognize hospitals and medical facilities that have demonstrated expertise in delivering better overall outcomes for knee and hip replacement patients. St. John's Regional Medical Center is proud to have one of these qualifying programs to offer comprehensive inpatient knee and hip replacement services, including total knee replacement and hip replacement surgeries.


Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Services

Our trained therapists may be able to assist you prior to orthopedic surgery and improve your overall state without surgery. If surgery is still needed, our therapists are here to assist with the rehabilitation process and get you back to where you want to be.  

Joint Replacement Class

Before having total joint replacement surgery at Dignity Health, we require our patients to take a class to learn about the procedure, how to prepare, and what recovery will be like. In addition to helping you feel more comfortable, this knowledge ensures you fully understand what is supposed to happen, so you can offer your informed consent. It also helps you to do everything possible to have the best outcome

Learn More

Call (844) 617-0419 for a referral to an orthopedic doctor 24 hours a day, seven days a week.