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Orthopedics in Gunnison Valley

Serving Our Community with Excellence Since 1938

Everything about our hospital in Gunnison Valley is centered on our patients. We're committed to providing quality care at the local level so that our community members don't have to travel far for access to excellent healthcare in a variety of specialty areas. The orthopedics treatment services at Gunnison Valley Health are no exception.

What Is Orthopedic Medicine?

Orthopedic services focus on treatment of the musculoskeletal system. The musculoskeletal system consists of the bones, ligaments, muscles, joints, and tendons in the body. This discipline can encompass treatment of a broad range of ailments and conditions.

Just a few examples include:

  • Arthritis / rheumatoid arthritis
  • Tendinitis
  • Dislocated shoulder
  • Rotator cuff injuries including tear and tendinitis
  • Bone tumors
  • Bone fractures
  • Non-unions / mal-unions of the bone
  • Deformities of the spine
  • Joint dislocation
  • Ligament tears
  • Tarsal tunnel syndrome
  • Deformities of the foot / ankle
  • Osgood-Schlatter disease of the knee
  • Injuries to the knee including cartilage and meniscus injuries, torn / sprained ligaments, and patella dislocation
  • Elbow injuries, diseases, stiffness, or contractures
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Spinal tumors
  • Scoliosis

Some of the procedures and services encompassed in the field of orthopedic medicine include:

  • Imaging services: Arthrograms, computed tomography (CT) scans, discography, X-rays, magnetic resonance imaging (MRIs), and bone scans
  • Surgical procedures: Cartilage repair and surgery, fracture repair, amputation, arthroscopic surgeries, spinal cord surgeries, joint replacement, and more
  • Injections: Hyaluronic acid injections and corticosteroid injections

Advanced & Effective Care at Our Gunnison Valley Hospital

You can expect a high standard of care at Gunnison Valley Health. We are centered on our patients and our reputation for excellent care goes back to our founding in 1938. For more information about our orthopedic services, or to request an appointment with our dedicated team, contact our office today.