Orthopedics

Seeing an orthopedic surgeon doesn’t always mean you will end up in surgery. Our approach is through coordinated treatment of a large number of musculoskeletal conditions. Whether a case is routine or complex, Holzer's Regional Orthopedic Team of board certified physicians and providers have undergone extensive training to address a full range of disorders and damage that affect the bones, joints, cartilage, muscles, ligaments and tendons. With our evaluation and management of degenerative diseases like arthritis, fracture care and complex surgical cases, the services provided are comprehensive but at the same time individualized to meet the unique needs and goals of each patient.

With multiple locations and a multi-specialty medical team offering orthopedic surgery, pain management, podiatry, physiatry, chiropractic, sports medicine, and rehabilitative services, Holzer Orthopedic services provide the highest level of medical care in the Mid Ohio Valley.

Holzer’s Regional Orthopedic team also includes Sports Medicine physicians and specialty trained staff offering a full range of non-surgical treatments for injuries acquired during physical activity. This highly skilled team approaches care with an appropriate combination of treatments, ranging from simple rest and activity modification to medical, rehabilitative and training exercise therapies. Our team of dedicated Sport Medicine specialists understand your desire to get back in the game – and stay there.

Using the latest in both operative and non-operative techniques, the ultimate goal of Holzer's Regional Orthopedic team is to ensure that patients receive outstanding orthopedic care and experience restored or improved quality of life. Our complete on-site digital diagnostic imaging services mean less time spent waiting and more time spent receiving the care and treatment you need to return to normal activity.

Orthopedic Services include:

  • Hip
  • Knee
  • Shoulder
  • Neck
  • Upper Extremities
  • Lower Extremities

Computer Navigation

The Holzer Orthopedics Team is now utilizing the Stryker Navigation System for total hip and knee replacement surgery. This system offers a technology option that will help facilitate a more accurate alignment and positioning of the implant, which is the most important prerequisite for the artificial hip and knee joint stability, durability and sufficient range of motion.

The Stryker Navigation system uses an infrared camera and instruments along with unique tracking software to continually monitor the position, angles and alignment of the implant in relation to the patient’s anatomy. Smart Active wireless instruments send data pertaining to the kinematics (movement) to the computer.

The computer analyzes and displays data on a computer monitor in the form of graphs that supply the surgeon with the angles, lines, and measurements needed to accurately align the prosthetic hip with the patient.

One benefit of the Stryker Navigation system is that it eliminates the need for pre-operative X-rays or CT scans. Experience shows that the system may lead to possible shorter hospital stays, fewer post-operative complications, and improved joint stability. The Stryker Navigation system also has applications in knee, trauma, spine, neurosurgery and ENT.

For more information, go to www.stryker.com.

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