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Orthopedic Surgery in Vincennes, IN

When medications, physical therapy and other non-surgical techniques aren’t enough to resolve your pain from an orthopedic condition, it might be time to pursue other therapies, including orthopedic surgery. With specialization in joint replacements, arthroscopic procedures, and sports medicine, our expert orthopedic surgeons are highly skilled and ready to put their decades of combined experience to use for you. Our team also offers the latest joint replacement techniques and technology with the anterior hip approach and knee and hip replacements using Mako Robotic-Arm Assisted Surgery. Both of these advanced approaches to joint replacement offer a less invasive surgery, faster recovery time and better outcome. With our new state-of-the-art center in Vincennes, care continues post-surgery with physical therapy available on-site to ensure the best possible outcomes for every patient.

It’s important to know that even though you’ve been referred to an orthopedic surgeon, it doesn’t necessarily mean you’ll end up needing orthopedic surgery. That’s because orthopedic surgeons always ensure all nonsurgical treatment avenues have been taken before recommending surgical treatment as the best course for you.

Orthopedic Services

We offer comprehensive orthopedic services to treat all areas of the body, primarily the following:

  • Hands, wrists and elbows
  • Shoulders, rotator cuffs and arms
  • Feet and ankles
  • Knees and legs
  • Hips
  • Joints, including joint replacement surgery

Orthopedic Surgical Services We Offer

  • ACL reconstruction
  • High tibial osteotomy/ORIF (open reduction internal fixation) fractures – ankle, patella, wrist, elbow, clavicle, hand and foot
  • Ankle, knee and shoulder arthroscopy
  • Shoulder reconstruction
  • Acute, chronic, traumatic and overuse injuries of the musculoskeletal system
  • Partial and total joint replacement surgery (hip, knee, and Mako Robotic-Arm Assisted joint replacement surgeries)

Recovery After Orthopedic Surgery

Healing from orthopedic surgery depends on several factors. Ultimately, you can aid in your own recovery by adhering to your doctor’s post-operative recovery plan and going to physical therapy to kickstart healing. Most orthopedic surgeries require postoperative physical or occupational therapy to restore strength and regain joint mobility, particularly for those who are very physically active. Your surgeon will discourage long-term reliance on painkillers after surgery, as these medications are potentially habit-forming and can be harmful. You will likely be given a short-term prescription for pain relief medication during early recovery.

Good Samaritan is a Blue Distinction Center for Joint Replacement

Good Samaritan received recognition as a Blue Distinction Center from Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, an independent licensee of Blue Cross Blue Shield Association. This means that Good Samaritan is nationally designated as a facility that is shown to deliver improved patient safety and better health outcomes, based on objective measures that were developed by BCBS companies with input from the medical community. Hospitals with this designation also demonstrate expertise in total knee and total hip replacement surgeries, resulting in fewer patient complications and hospital readmissions.

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