Is joint pain making you struggle to perform everyday activities like get into the bath, drive to work, or clean the house? For certain conditions and injuries, surgery is the best way to get you moving again.
When you need orthopaedic surgery, you want the most advanced and skilled care available. You’ll get it from our region’s largest network of orthopaedic surgeons and orthopaedic care.
Understand these common orthopaedic surgeries:
A hip replacement replaces damaged parts of your hip joint with new parts made of metal alloys, high-grade plastics, and polymers.
Hip replacement options include:
- Total Hip Replacement is a procedure that removes part of the thigh bone, including the ball (head of the thigh bone) and replaces it with a new, smaller artificial ball.
- Resurfacing is often an option for younger patients. The damaged joint is repaired with a cap placed over the ball (top) of the thigh bone and a corresponding cup is mounted into the hip socket.
Our doctors use innovative procedures to replace damaged parts of your knee with an artificial joint made of metal alloys, high-grade plastics, and polymers.
Spinal surgery is a delicate process. It can require extensive entry to repair a curved spine or a minimal incision to repair a herniated disc.
Conditions of the spine that often require surgery include:
- Herniated or bulging disc
- Broken vertebrae
- Spinal fusion
- Deformity surgery (like correcting spine curvatures caused by scoliosis)
Where do you go for these surgeries? For your convenience, orthopaedic surgery is available at all ProMedica hospitals, but ProMedica Wildwood Orthopaedic and Spine Hospital is the area’s first hospital devoted to orthopaedic care.
Are there non-surgical options? For some conditions, yes. Regenexx® procedures allow your body to repair itself by injecting your own stem cells into the point of injury or damage.