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General Orthopaedics

Overview of General Orthopaedics

Loyola Medicine’s orthopaedics team is committed to the diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries and diseases of the musculoskeletal system. The musculoskeletal system is made up of the bones, joints, muscles, ligaments, tendons, nerves and skin.

From pediatric to geriatric patients, athletes and those recovering from orthopaedic trauma, we treat the full range of conditions that affect the foot and ankle, hand and wrist, spine, joints, knees, hips, shoulders and elbows.

Our team focuses on medical and nonsurgical methods as a first course of treatment, and we have expertise and access to innovations in surgical techniques, if necessary.

Injuries/conditions treated include:

We also offer a full range of comprehensive orthopaedic rehabilitation services. Our physical and occupational therapists work as an integrated team with doctors, nurses, surgeons and pain control specialists to assist in recovery and get you back to enjoying daily activities.

Conditions in General Orthopaedics

The orthopaedic specialists at Loyola Medicine are highly skilled in the diagnosis and treatment of routine and complex orthopaedic injuries, conditions and diseases in adults and children. Our team is active in clinical medical research, helping improve orthopaedic care for all patients.

Loyola’s orthopaedic team includes nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists, social workers, rehabilitative and pain control experts; these clinicians work together as an integrated team to get you back to your regular activities free of pain.

Diagnosis of General Orthopaedics Conditions

Loyola Medicine’s skilled orthopaedic surgeons are versed in the diagnosis of a wide range of conditions that cause pain and limit mobility.

In order to provide a comprehensive diagnosis, your doctor will start with your medical history and a physical exam followed by advanced imaging to understand your condition more fully.

With a definitive diagnosis, your orthopaedic surgeon can develop an individualized treatment plan to address your pain and get you back to your daily activities.

Our orthopaedic diagnostic testing includes:

Treatment of General Orthopaedics Conditions

Loyola Medicine uses a team approach for every part of your care, bringing together the expertise of orthopaedic surgeons, physiatrists, physical therapists, occupational therapists and other specialists to diagnose and treat your pain and help you return to your normal activities.

Loyola’s fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeons provide non-surgical and surgical solutions to address the full spectrum of orthopaedic conditions that cause pain and limit motion.

Your Loyola doctor’s first goal is to treat your problem without surgery. When a surgical intervention is necessary, however, you will be cared for by Loyola’s experienced surgical team that has specialized training in a number of methods, including many joint preservation techniques. Loyola’s orthopaedic rehabilitation program provides personalized therapy programs for patients following surgery.

Loyola is pleased to offer the following treatments to our orthopaedic patients:

  • ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) reconstruction
  • ACL prevention clinic
  • Ankle joint fusion surgery (arthrodesis)
  • Ankle replacement surgery
  • Arthroscopy
  • Basketball injury prevention program
  • Bicep or tricep tendon repair
  • Bunion surgery
  • Carpal tunnel release surgery
  • Cervical and lumbar disk replacement (arthroplasty)
  • Clavicle fracture surgery
  • Complex primary hip replacement
  • Concussion management
  • Cubital tunnel release
  • Dance injury prevention
  • De Quervain’s tenosynovitis surgery
  • Diabetic foot care
  • Diskectomy or microdiskectomy
  • Distal femoral osteotomy
  • Elbow arthroscopy
  • Elbow ligament reconstruction
  • Elbow osteotomy or synovectomy
  • Elbow reconstruction (Tommy John surgery)
  • Elbow replacement surgery
  • Femoral osteotomy
  • Foot or ankle arthroscopy
  • Foraminotomy
  • Fracture repair of the hand or wrist
  • Fracture repairs in the foot
  • Frozen shoulder release
  • Ganglion cyst removal in the hand or wrist
  • Golf rehabilitation program
  • Hammer toe repair
  • Hand and wrist surgery
  • Hand reconstruction
  • Hand therapy
  • High tibial osteotomy
  • Hip arthroscopy
  • Hip replacement
  • Hip resurfacing
  • Joint contracture release of the elbow or shoulder
  • Knee arthroscopy
  • Knee replacement
  • Knee revision surgery
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Labrum repair
  • Laminotomy/laminectomy
  • Limb reconstruction, including limb lengthening and shortening
  • Lumbar decompression
  • Lumbar microdiskectomy
  • Microsurgery of the hand
  • Orthopaedic rehabilitation
  • Osteotomy or synovectomy
  • Overhand athlete program
  • Partial hip replacement
  • Partial knee replacement
  • Patellar (kneecap) realignment
  • Patellar (kneecap) replacement
  • Patello-femoral replacement
  • Periacetabular osteotomy
  • Physical therapy
  • Proximal tibial osteotomy
  • Removal of benign hand tumors
  • Replantation (reattaching a finger or thumb)
  • Resurfacing hip arthroplasty
  • Reverse total shoulder replacement
  • Revision ankle replacement surgery
  • Revision hip replacement
  • Revision knee replacement
  • Revision shoulder surgery
  • Rotator cuff repair
  • Running program
  • Ruptured bicep and tricep tendon repair
  • Shoulder arthroscopy
  • Shoulder replacement
  • Shoulder stability surgery
  • Spinal fusion (arthrodesis)
  • Spinal reconstruction
  • Spine decompression surgery
  • Spine surgery
  • Sports injury prevention and performance
  • Sports rehabilitation
  • Surgical hip dislocation
  • Tendon surgery
  • Throwing analysis
  • Thumb carpometacarpal (CMC) surgery
  • Total ankle arthroplasty
  • Total ankle replacement
  • Total hip replacement
  • Total knee replacement
  • Vertebroplasty
  • Wrist arthroscopy
  • Wrist joint fusion
  • Wrist joint replacement