Our Specialties

The physicians at Orthopedic Specialists are dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of orthopedic disorders. Our specialists focus on conservative treatments before providing surgical intervention.

Foot & Ankle
Foot & Ankle

The foot is made up of a complex group of 26 bones, multiple joints, muscles, tendons and ligaments.  Currently Orthopedic Specialists does not have a fellowship trained specialist for foot and ankle, but continue to provide services for diagnoses including:

  • Arthritis
  • Turf toe
  • Dance and running injuries
  • Tendinitis – Achilles, posterior tibial, and peroneal
  • Stress fractures
  • Fractures of the toes, foot, heel (calcaneus) and ankle
  • Ankle instability
  • Cartilage injuries of the ankle including osteochondral lesions.

Currently we do not provide services for bunions, toe deformity or flat foot deformity.

Hand & Wrist
Hand & Wrist

Our hand specialists are trained to diagnose and treat all problems related to the hand, wrist and forearm. The hand consists of 27 bones, multiple joints, ligaments and tendons. Our specialists provide treatment for common conditions including:

  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Trigger finger
  • Arthritis
  • Sports injuries
  • Fractures
  • Nerve and tendon injuries
  • Dislocations
Surgeries Include:
  • TFCC repair
  • Carpal tunnel release
  • Trigger finger release
  • CMC arthroplasty
  • Ulnar nerve release
  • Fracture fixation
Hip & Knee
Hip & Knee

The hips and knees are the main weightbearing joints of our bodies and are crucial in everyday movement in performance of a variety of activities that include work, sports and leisure. Our specialists provide treatment for common conditions including:

  • Sprains/strains
  • Fractures
  • Cartilage injuries
  • Labral tears
  • Femoral/acetabular impingement
  • Synovitis
  • Fracture
  • Dislocation
  • Ligament tears of the knee including ACL, MCL, PCL
  • Osteoarthritis
Surgeries Include:
  • Hip arthroscopy
  • Total hip replacement
  • Knee arthroscopy
  • ACL, PCL and MCL reconstruction & Repair
  • Partial medial meniscectomy & Repair
  • Loose body removal
  • Total knee replacement
  • Partial knee replacement
  • Fracture fixation

The shoulder is the most versatile and mobile joint of the human body. Specific types of injuries can cause pain, dysfunction, inflammation, instability or arthritis. Our specialists provide treatment for common conditions including:

  • AC Joint Separation
  • Arthritis
  • Bankart/labral tear
  • Biceps injuries
  • Instability
  • Frozen shoulder
  • Rotator cuff tear
  • Shoulder separation/dislocation
  • Impingement
  • Tendinitis
Surgeries Include:
  • Shoulder arthroscopy
  • SLAP lesion repair
  • Rotator cuff repair
  • Subacromial decompression
  • Distal clavicle resection
  • Labral repair
  • Capsulorrhaphy
  • Biceps tendon repair
  • Fracture fixation
  • Total shoulder replacement
Neck, Spine & Back
Neck, Spine & Back

The spine runs from the base of the skull to the pelvis. It serves as a pillar to support the body’s weight and to protect the spinal cord. The spine is made up of a series of bones that are stacked like blocks on top of each other with cushions called discs in between to help absorb shock and load. It is divided into three main regions: cervical thoracic, and lumbar. Our specialists provide treatment for the following common conditions:

  • Low back pain
  • Neck pain
  • Cervical whiplash
  • Cervical and lumbar arthritis
  • Degenerative disc disease (DDD)
  • Spinal disc herniation (HNP)
  • Cervical and lumbar stenosis
  • Compression fractures
  • Failed surgery
Surgeries Include:
  • Cervical fusion
  • Lumbar fusion
  • Decompression/Laminectomy
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Cervical disc replacement
  • Posterior foraminotomy
  • Kyphoplasty

The elbow is a unique hinged joint that includes three bones, multiple ligaments and muscles. Our specialists use custom treatment with a wide range of non-surgical and surgical options for a number of conditions and injuries. These include:

  • Arthritis
  • Nerve injuries
  • Sprains/strains
  • Tears of the biceps & triceps
  • Tears of medial and collateral ligaments
  • Osteochondral lesions
  • Loose bodies
  • Tennis/Golfer’s elbow
  • Olecranon bursitis
  • Cubital tunnel syndrome
Surgeries Include:
  • Lateral epicondylectomy
  • Medial epicondylectomy
  • Distal biceps repair
  • Distal triceps repair
  • Elbow arthroscopy
  • Cubital tunnel release
  • Radial tunnel release
  • Fracture fixation
  • Olecranon bursectomy
  • Total elbow replacement
Sports Medicine
Sports Medicine

Sports medicine specializes in the treatment, prevention of illness and injury in professional as well as amateur athletes, sports teams, and active individuals. This comprehensive care includes the treatment of physically demanding jobs. Common examples of these sporting injuries include:

  • Sprains
  • Muscle strains
  • Knee injuries
  • Shoulder injuries
  • Fractures unique to sports
  • Overuse injuries – tendinitis
  • Overuse injuries – stress fracture
Surgeries Include:
  • Arthroscopy
  • Ligament repair
  • Tendon tear repair
  • Fracture treatment
Trauma & Fractures
Trauma & Fractures

Our fracture specialists are trained in the treatment of fractures (broken bones) including conservative and surgical interventions for all types of extremity fractures. There are multiple different ways to break each bone within your body. Seeing a specialist will help and likely shorten your recovery and improve your outcome. Some fractures can be treated conservatively with boots, casting and braces. Other fractures require open reduction internal fixation to include metal plates, screws, intramedullary nailing or rods. Some fractures can be treated with joint replacement. Common fractures treated include:

  • Wrist
  • Hand
  • Forearm
  • Elbow
  • Humerus
  • Clavicle
  • Hip
  • Femur
  • Knee
  • Patella
  • Tibia
  • Fibula
  • Ankle

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