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Orthopedic Services

With an emphasis on positive outcomes, McLaren Lapeer Region's orthopedic team provides the best in surgical procedures and rehabilitation. Our orthopedic surgeons provide excellent general orthopedic services and surgeries to treat problems from back injuries and knee pain issues to sports trauma and joint replacement, scoping procedures, spine surgery, and hand surgery. After the procedure, our unmatched rehabilitation teams are available to aid in a quicker return to your quality of life.

Choose McLaren For Your Orthopedic Needs

The Orthopedic Surgery team at McLaren Lapeer Region treats patients with many different injuries and conditions associated with the bones, joints, ligaments, tendons and muscles. McLaren's teams of orthopedic surgeons, specially trained nurses, physical therapists, podiatrists, researchers, and joint replacement teams are ready to ensure that your procedure has the best possible outcome and will help set you on the road to recovery.

Bone problems may include: Bone Deformities, Bone Infections, Bone Tumors, Fractures, Need for Amputation, Nonunions and Malunions and Spinal Deformities, Osteoporosis

Joint problems may include: Arthritis, Bursitis, Dislocation, Joint Pain, Joint Swelling and Ligament Tears, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Rotator Cuff Injuries

Orthopedic Services at McLaren Lapeer Region

From sports injuries and back care to complex fractures and joint replacement, the Orthopedic Surgery team at McLaren Lapeer Region offers innovative approaches for almost every bone and joint problem.

Orthopedic surgery is a medical specialty focused on treating the musculoskeletal system, which includes bones, joints, ligaments, tendons and muscles. Our board certified orthopedic specialists are highly skilled surgeons, but they also provide non-surgical options.

At McLaren Lapeer Region, the orthopedic team includes specially trained orthopedic surgeons, nurses and rehab therapists — all working together to get you back to your normal activities and back home.

Advanced Procedures

The Orthopedic Surgery team uses advanced imaging technologies and innovative surgical procedures to produce the best outcomes for patients. Our expert rehabilitation therapists work closely with patients before and after surgery to ensure a quick return to normal activities.

You can count on McLaren Lapeer Region for:

  • Shoulder, joint and ligament repair
  • Arthroscopic knee surgery for meniscal and anterior cruciate repair
  • Total joint replacement of the shoulder, hip or knee
  • Foot and ankle repairs
  • Hand surgery
  • Tendon repairs
  • Carpal tunnel surgery
  • Repair of bone fractures using plates and screws
Anesthesiology services are provided by Michigan Medical Anesthesia, P.C.

Pre-admission testing services are also available.

Joint Express™

Joint Express™ at McLaren Lapeer Region is an innovative program for patients who need total joint replacement of the hip or knee.

  • Total knee replacement is a surgical procedure to remove a worn or damaged knee joint and replace it with an artificial one. Cartilage wears away from the knee due to inflammation, trauma and usage. The worn cartilage no longer allows the joint to glide freely, causing stiffness and pain.
  • Total hip replacement is a surgical procedure to remove a worn or damaged hip joint and replace it with an artificial one. Surgery is usually done when the smooth, soft tissue that covers the ball of the thigh bone and lines the socket cartilage cracks or wears away. Damage to the cartilage is caused by normal wear (osteoarthritis), inflammation, rheumatoid arthritis, or an injury (bad fall causing a fracture).
Joint Express™ nurses and therapists are experts in the care of joint replacement patients. They focus on wellness and physical rehabilitation to help patients return to their normal activities as soon as possible.

The program begins before surgery with comprehensive group instruction on pre-operative care, hospital care and care at home. Family and friends are encouraged to participate in the recovery process.

For more information about Joint Express™ and total joint replacement at McLaren Lapeer Region, call (810) 667-5252.