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Are you finding that some things just aren’t as easy as they used to be? Do daily activities like housework, grocery shopping or even simply walking up a flight of stairs or getting out of a car come with an added bonus of discomfort? If shoulder, hip or knee pain has entered your picture, we’d like to help you erase it.
Taking Care of Every Bone, Joint and Muscle
Orthopedics and sports medicine is a priority at Clinch Valley Medical Center. From joint repair and replacement, including hips, knees and shoulders, to physical therapy and occupational therapy, our patient-centered approach improves health and function, restores strength and gets you back in motion.
Our Orthopedic Specialties:
- Used to repair minor joint damage in the knee, hip, shoulder, ankle, or elbow.
- Total ankle, hip, or knee replacement
- Traumatic injuries
- Sports injury services
- Pediatric orthopedics
- Physical therapy and occupational therapy: available for inpatient and outpatient
- Full diagnostic services with MRI, CT scans, x-rays and ultrasounds to diagnose injury
Information about Joint Replacement
What Is Joint Replacement Surgery?
Joint replacement surgery is removing a damaged joint and putting in a new one.
What Can Happen to My Joints?
Bones are alive, and they need blood to be healthy, grow, and repair themselves. Joints can be damaged by arthritis and other diseases, injuries, or other causes. The damage can cause pain, stiffness, and swelling and limit blood flow, causing problems.
What Is a New Joint Like?
A new joint, called a prosthesis, can be made of plastic, metal, or both. It may be cemented into place or not cemented, so that your bone will grow into it. Both methods may be combined to keep the new joint in place.
To learn more about our orthopedic care services or to schedule an appointment, please call (276) 596-6715.
Clinch Valley Health
6801 Gov. C. Peery Hwy.
Richlands, VA 24641
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