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Orthopedic Surgery

The board-certified orthopedic surgeons at Archbold have extensive training in diagnosing and treating conditions of the musculoskeletal system. Our orthopedic surgeons treat all bone, joint, and muscular conditions, including sports-related injuries, degenerative diseases, infections, tumors, and congenital disorders.

We Help Relieve Pain

Pain is one of the most common reasons people see an orthopedic surgeon. Many musculoskeletal conditions and injuries can cause pain, and often, orthopedic specialists can help reduce or eliminate pain.

Some of the most common reasons people see an orthopedic surgeon include:

  • Knee pain
  • Hip pain
  • Shoulder, elbow, wrist, or hand pain
  • Ankle or foot pain
  • Back or neck pain

When Should You Seen An Orthopedic Surgeon

You don’t have to live with pain. In fact, there’s a good chance your symptoms could improve with treatment that may not even require surgery. If you are experiencing any pain or dysfunction, it’s always a good idea to schedule an appointment with an orthopedic surgeon so they can evaluate your condition.

You should be evaluated by an orthopedic surgeon if you’re experiencing any of the following:

  • Pain, stiffness, or discomfort that makes daily activities difficult
  • Chronic pain (pain that has lasted longer than 12 weeks)
  • Decreased range of motion
  • Instability while walking or standing or trouble falling
  • Progressive weakness or numbness in arms and legs
  • Soft tissue injury that hasn’t improved over a few days

Orthopedic Surgical Procedures at Archbold

From total joint replacement to minimally invasive procedures, our orthopedic surgeons offer the level of orthopedic care you need close to home.

Orthopedic surgical procedures commonly performed at Archbold Memorial Hospital in Thomasville, Georgia, include:

  • Joint replacement surgery
  • Joint revision surgery
  • Arthroscopy
  • Spinal surgery to relieve pain caused by pressure on the nerves
  • Disc replacement surgery and spinal fusion surgery
  • Soft tissue repairs such as procedures to repair torn or ruptured tendons or ligaments
  • Surgical repair of bone fractures
  • Debridement or removal of damaged bone, skin, or tissue
  • Excision or removal of bone and soft tissue tumors
  • Knee arthroscopy and meniscectomy
  • Knee arthroscopy and meniscectomy
  • Shoulder arthroscopy and decompression
  • Carpal tunnel release
  • Knee arthroscopy and chondroplasty
  • Removal of support implant
  • Knee arthroscopy and anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
  • Knee replacement
  • Repair of femoral neck fracture
  • Repair of trochanteric fracture
  • Bunionectomy and hammer-toe repair
  • Cartilage repair or resurfacing procedures
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