Orthopaedic Institute Services
The Orthopaedic Institute at Oak Hill Hospital provides full-service orthopaedic care, from digital x-rays to rehabilitation, and everything in between. Our experienced and professional orthopaedic surgeons, working with our radiologists, physical therapists, and orthopaedic certified nurses (ONC), ensure that you receive optimal care in a comfortable setting.
Whether you need a total joint replacement, suffer from arthritis, or present with a sports related injury, we want to help relieve your pain and restore your body to a higher level of performance.
Oak Hill Hospital’s Orthopaedic Institute utilizes the latest in digital diagnostic testing to assist in the diagnosis of abnormalities in joints, muscles, and soft tissue:
- CT Scans
Orthopaedic Conditions We Treat
We provide treatment options for a variety of conditions, including:
- All bone fractures
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
- Rheumatoid Arthritis
- Sacroiliac joint pain
- Sports injuries
The following procedures are a sample of the options we provide as treatment for various conditions:
Examination of the interior of a joint with a specially designed endoscope through a small incision
- Carpal Tunnel Release
Surgical procedure for relieving pain felt in the hand or wrist caused by Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
- Knee Replacement
Substitution of the compromised knee joint with a complete artificial hinged prosthesis
Procedure to treat a tear of the meniscus
- Minimally Invasive Orthopaedics
Includes procedures utilizing leading edge technology, such as the hana™ Hip and Knee Arthroplasty Table
- Partial Joint Replacement
Substitution of only one portion of compromised joint with an artificial component
- Total Hip Replacement
Substitution of the compromised hip joint with a complete artificial ball and socket joint
After you have been treated for your condition, we want to ensure that you heal properly and regain strength. Our rehabilitation team will work with you in a private setting, at your own pace and comfort level, so that you can return to your daily lifestyle. Through stretches and training, our certified physical therapy team is here to help you get back to the things you love.
- To learn more about our rehabilitation services, view our Orthopaedic Rehabilitation brochure.
New Procedure for Faster Recovery After Hip Replacement
Direct anterior hip replacement - a novel technique that uses a minimally invasive approach - allows the surgeon to replace the hip joint without detaching any muscles or tendons from the pelvis or femur.
This difficult procedure is made easier by using the hana™ Hip and Knee Arthroplasty Table, available at Oak Hill Hospital, providing state-of-the-art medical care.
The hana™ table allows proper positioning of the hip to perform the surgery regardless of the patient’s size, height, or weight. This is the only true minimally invasive hip replacement.
Benefits Compared to Traditional Techniques
- Earlier return to daily activities
- Earlier return to sports
- Faster rehabilitation
- Lower risk of dislocation
- More accurate leg length
- Shorter hospital stay
- Smaller incision creating reduced pain
The Orthopaedic Institute is located on the fourth floor of Oak Hill Hospital. Specially designed rooms provide:
- Furniture for patient and family comfort
- In-room televisions with cable
- Wireless internet access for personal computer use
Preoperative Joint Camp Program
Designed specifically for patients needing hip or knee replacement surgery:
- Preoperative tour of the Orthopaedic Institute at Oak Hill Hospital; bring your loved ones along
- Chance to meet the courteous staff that will be caring for you during your stay
- Private room at no extra charge (when available)
- In-room sleeper sofa for family members to stay overnight
- Specialty meal selections for education program participants
Be sure to ask your physician about the Oak Hill Hospital Joint Camp Program offered prior to your surgery. View and register for our scheduled Joint Camp events.
Above all else we are committed to the care and quality of life of the Orthopaedic/Spine population.
The Orthopaedic & Spine Institute will be the center of excellence in our community and the surrounding areas for inpatient and outpatient orthopaedic care and the leader of cutting edge patient satisfaction.
For more information please contact the Orthopaedic Institute (352) 596-6632 in Hernando or (352) 628-6441 in Citrus.
Oak Hill Hospital
11375 Cortez Boulevard
Spring Hill, FL 34613
Our orthopedics patients have access to an experienced team of physicians, nurses, clinicians and rehabilitation specialists.
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