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Orthopedics - Surgery | Lutheran Medical Center

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With the most advanced medical technology and a qualified team of professionals, we get you back to what you love.

The orthopedic program at Lutheran Medical Center provides relief for joint pain, fractures, hand, foot and ankle conditions, and more. Our surgeons and specialists work with you on the prevention, assessment, treatment and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal injuries.

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Foot and Ankle

Foot and ankle pain has numerous causes, but the result is typically the same: discomfort and limited mobility. Lutheran helps you move as you are used to—in comfort.

Our services include:

  • Sports-related injury treatment

  • Treatment of complex fractures

  • Custom casting and splinting

  • Reconstructive surgery related to trauma

  • Custom braces and orthotics

  • Reconstructive surgery related to arthritis or deformity

  •  Treatment of foot defects

  • Treatment of medical foot issues


Hand and Arm

You never fully appreciate how important your hands and arms are until you lose functionality or suffer pain in them. Our orthopedic surgeons and medical teams help you write, drive, lift, reach and all the other simple, yet essential tasks.

Conditions we treat:

  • Carpal tunnel syndrome

  • Soft tissue sprains, strains, and contusions

  • Overuse and traumatic injuries to the upper extremity and hand

  • Degenerative and rheumatoid arthritis

  • Rotator cuff tears

  • Impingement syndromes of the shoulder, elbow, and wrist

  • Instability of the shoulder

  • Fractures, dislocations, subluxations


Joint Replacement

Stiff and painful joints can rob you of your normal mobility. Whether joint pain is keeping you from everyday comfort or a more active lifestyle, our integrated staff can get you to where you want to be.

We offer both surgical and non-surgical treatment options that are safe and private. Thanks to advanced technology, and surgical and rehab techniques, most total hip and knee replacements require a hospital stay of less than two days.

Treatments we offer:

  • Hip arthroplasty

  • Hip revision surgery

  • Knee arthroplasty

  • Partial knee replacement

  • Total hip replacement

  • Total knee replacement

  • Unicompartmental knee replacement

  • Revision knee replacement

  • Patellafemoral replacement


Sports Medicine

Coloradoans play hard, and with that often comes injuries. Our sports medicine fellowship-trained physicians and orthopedists help you with everything from prevention to treatment to returning to play.

Comprehensive care is provided to all age groups, including pediatrics, and at all levels of competition from grade school to professional.

Our collaborative group of physicians is trained to quickly and accurately diagnose musculoskeletal injuries and medical conditions requiring medical care:

  • Forefoot, Rearfoot, Sole and Heel Injuries - Turf Toe, Fractures, Bunions, Plantar Fascia, Blisters

  • Ankle and Lower Leg Injuries - Sprains, Fractures, Achilles Tendon, Contusions, Cramps, Shin Splints

  • Acute, Overuse and Arthritic Knee Injuries - Ligament Sprains, Meniscus Tear, Cartilage Damage, Instability, Inflammation, Bursitis, Osteoarthritis

  • Thigh Injuries - Hamstring, Quadriceps

  • Hip and Groin Injuries - Strains, Bursitis, Inflammation and Calcification

  • Buttock Injuries - Sciatica

  • Lower Back Injuries - Sciatica, Scoliosis, Sponylolysthesis, Spinal Stenosis

  • Upper Back and Neck Injuries - Tight Muscles or Ruptures

  • Shoulder Injuries - Fractures, Frozen Shoulder, Dislocation, Impingement and Rotator Cuff

  • Elbow Injuries - Bursitis and Hyperextension

  • Wrist & Forearm Injuries - Repetitive Strain, Carpal Tunnel, Fractures, Ganglion Cyst

  • Hand & Finger Injuries - Fractures, Sprains and Tendon Ruptures

  • Head Injuries - Facial, Headaches, Concussion

  • Ribs & Chest Injuries - Fractures and Breast Injuries


Work Related Injuries

We focus not just on getting you back to work, but your overall health and wellness at work. Missing work can create undue strain, so our team gets you back to work quickly and performing at your peak.

Our occupational medicine physicians are also board-certified in family medicine and can provide full-spectrum, quality primary care.


Alternative Treatments

Bridges Health & Wellness was the first hospital-based integrative health center in Denver. Bridges combines rich healing traditions with the latest in preventive care to give you the full picture of health.

Services include:

  • Acupuncture

  • Chiropractic traditions

  • Massage

  • Yoga



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Our team is here to help you get back to the LIFE you want to LIVE!