Orthopedic surgeons in Pulaski, Virginia

When you need orthopedic surgery, you can turn to the experienced orthopedic surgeons at LewisGale Hospital Pulaski. Whether you need a hip replacement or carpal tunnel surgery, our orthopedic specialists are focused on giving you the best possible result and the smoothest recovery.

To learn more about orthopedic surgery or to find an orthopedic surgeon, please call our Consult-A-Nurse® line at (877) 242-2362.

Orthopedic conditions we treat

We provide effective, advanced treatment for a wide range of conditions and injuries affecting the bones, joints, muscles, tendons and ligaments, including:

  • Arthritis pain
  • Bone spurs
  • Broken bones
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Degenerative disc disease
  • Gout
  • Herniated disc
  • Impingement (pinched nerve)
  • Joint dislocation
  • Joint pain from injury or osteoarthritis
  • Muscle strains or sprains
  • Neck and back pain
  • Overuse or repetitive stress injury
  • Plantar fasciitis (heel pain)
  • Sciatic pain
  • Sports injuries, including concussions
  • Tendon and cartilage injury
  • Tennis elbow
  • Trauma injury
  • Trigger finger

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Orthopedic treatments we offer

Whenever possible, we look to nonsurgical or minimally invasive approaches, such as physical therapy, to resolve your condition or injury. When surgery is necessary, our surgeons are there for you from diagnosis through recovery, offering education and guidance to deliver an optimal outcome and help you get back to doing what you love.

In addition, being part of HCA Virginia means our patients have direct access to our health system's comprehensive orthopedic program, including the wide network of orthopedists, advanced technology and innovative treatments within our network.

Orthopedic physical therapy

If a patient is dealing with an acute orthopedic injury or chronic condition, we often start with physical therapy to help him or her gain mobility and strengthen the affected muscles. Examples of physical therapy include therapeutic exercises for the injured area as well as heat, ice, ultrasound, or electrical stimulation therapies.

Physical therapy is usually included as an important part of a patient's treatment plan to help the recovery process after orthopedic surgery.

Orthopedic surgery procedures

Surgery is often needed to properly correct many orthopedic issues. Our surgeons are ready to perform an array of surgical procedures, including for conditions pertaining to the:

  • Ankle
  • Foot
  • Hip
  • Knee
  • Shoulder
  • Wrist

Preparing for orthopedic surgery

Before surgery, follow any specific instructions you receive. We recommend that you make plans to have somebody drive you home from surgery and stay with you for 24 hours. Don't hesitate to call our surgery department if you have additional questions about what to expect during or after your procedure.

Getting to the surgery center

Orthopedic surgery is offered as part of the surgery department at LewisGale Hospital Pulaski. Once you arrive at the hospital, park in the designated Ambulatory Care Services (ACS) parking lot. This is located between the ER and the cancer center. After you walk through the ACS doors, you will see signs to guide you to outpatient surgery.

Our hours are Monday through Friday from 7:00am - 3:00pm, and our surgical procedures are by referral only.

Orthopedic care at HCA Virginia

Orthopedic doctors, called orthopedists, take care of your bones and joints. This includes knee pain, total joint replacement, issues that impact your spine and more. You might need to see an orthopedist if you have arthritis or osteoporosis, or if you've had a recent sprain, strain or broken bone.

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