Orthopedic Surgery & Medicine
Orthopedic medicine involves the musculoskeletal system including joints,
bones, nerves, tendons, muscles, and ligaments. An orthopedic doctor provides
treatment for disorders, conditions, and injuries affecting the musculoskeletal
system. As such, orthopedics is a large umbrella that covers a broad range
of conditions including chronic pain, arthritis, bone fractures, spinal
cord injuries, and rheumatic diseases.
Multi-Disciplinary Care for Southwest Louisiana
From prevention to surgery to trauma care to diagnostics to sports medicine,
our experts at Lake Charles Memorial provide a wide range of orthopedics
services ,including minimally invasive surgical techiques major joint
problems. We offer our patients advanced, multi-disciplinary care.
Broken bones / sprains care - Sprains and broken bones can range from minor to severe. Our orthopedics
surgeons provide excellent care for patients.
Knee, hip, shoulder, wrist, ankle and hand surgery - We use minimally invasive laparoscopic techniques to provide advanced
surgical care for our patients. Most surgeries and procedures take two
hours or less. Our minimally invasive procedures facilitate less recovery
time, less trauma and pain, fewer days in the hospital, and cleaner results.
Sports medicine - We provide advanced care for athletes of all levels and ages. Don't
let an injury affect your performance. Our orthopedics program is the
official provider of sports medicine care for athletic programs at 22
high schools in Louisiana.
Physical medicine treatments - Many effective treatments do not require surgery. This includes treatments
targeting arthritis, injuries, tendonitis, back pain, multiple sclerosis,
and other conditions. Learn more about our physical medicine treatments.
Diagnostics - Our orthopedics office utilizes advanced digital imaging.
Bone trauma - Our orthopedic care includes bone trauma cases. We have an orthopedic
trauma specialists on call. Our emergency room staff includes board certified
emergency medicine doctors, family medicine residency students, nurses
and emergency care certified nurses, and more.
Platelet rich plasma therapy (PRP) - Platelet rich plasma treatments are an exciting new medical development
in which the patient's own platelets are used to develop PRP and to
accelerate their body's healing process. This treatment can be extremely
effective in treating osteoarthritis, tendon injuries, sprains, sports-related
injuries, and more.