Joint pain treatment in Virginia

Whether you have aching knees, shoulder pain or something else wrong with your joints, the orthopedists and joint care specialists at HCA Virginia's hospitals can help. They provide the treatment you need to regain full mobility and improve your quality of life.

For more information about our joint care services or for help finding a doctor, call our free, 24/7 Consult-A-Nurse® line.

Comprehensive, award-winning joint care

Our joint care teams understand how joint pain can keep you from enjoying your daily activities and are committed to partnering with you from diagnosis through recovery.

Several HCA Virginia hospitals have earned recognition from industry authorities on quality and continuous improvement in healthcare for their high-quality care and superior outcomes in various types of joint surgery.

In addition, the Orthopedic Hospital at Parham Doctors' Hospital in Richmond consistently ranks among the top in the nation for joint replacement surgery, making it a destination for those procedures and one of the most recognized orthopedic programs in Central Virginia.

Common causes of joint pain

Typical reasons patients experience chronic joint pain include:

  • Arthritis or osteoarthritis
  • Broken bones
  • Bursitis
  • Gout
  • Injuries, including stress or overuse injuries
  • Joint dislocation
  • Lupus
  • Lyme disease
  • Sprains or strains
  • Tendinitis

Joint pain treatments

To develop the best plan of care, we may use diagnostic imaging tests to accurately diagnose the cause of your joint pain. We generally begin treatment with nonsurgical therapies, but if surgery is necessary, our fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeons use minimally invasive procedures whenever possible.

Our services include:

Orthopedic physical therapy and rehabilitation

As part of our rehabilitation services, physical therapists and orthopedic specialists guide you through pain management techniques and manual exercises after joint surgery. However, it's also important to understand your condition and recovery. That's why your physical therapy and orthopedic care involves education about what to expect and how to heal.