Orthopedics and Sports Medicine | Ascension
Ascension Saint Joseph - Joliet

Ascension Saint Joseph - Joliet

  • Hospital/Medical Center

Orthopedic bone, joint and muscle care

Orthopedic doctors at Ascension Saint Joseph Joliet, deliver care for your orthopedic needs and sports injuries.

Age, arthritis and injury are all possible reasons for joint and back pain. Living with pain can keep you from enjoying the things you love. That's why our orthopedic specialists and care teams at Ascension Saint Joseph Joliet take the time to listen and understand your needs. From bone fractures to muscle strains and nerve pain, we deliver personalized care that's right for you or your child. Our doctors specialize in treating adults with chronic hip, knee or shoulder pain.

Orthopedic care that's right for you

Keeping up with daily tasks, exercise, or performing well as an athlete can be difficult when you have bone or muscle pain. Our team approach delivers medication therapies, physical therapy and non-surgical treatment options before recommending surgery. We help you understand your condition, so you know how to prevent reinjury during and after your treatment program.

Specialty care includes:

  • Conditioning routines
  • Medication
  • Minimally invasive surgery
  • Pain management
  • Physical therapy
  • Surgical solutions, including breakthrough cartilage transplants for younger, active patients
  • Total and partial joint replacement for the hips, knees and shoulders

Sports injury care and rehab

Our sports medicine doctors and care teams deliver prompt care when a bone or muscle injury keeps you on the sidelines. Rehabilitation services include physical therapy and athletic training for your sports performance needs. Our experienced team of orthopedic and pediatric surgeons, neurosurgeons, physical therapists and trainers also treat a full range of sports-related conditions, including:

  • Achilles tendon injuries
  • Acute traumatic or chronic injuries, such as dislocations, bone fractures and ligament damage
  • Concussion
  • Golf, tennis and "little league" elbow
  • Ligament injuries (ACL, PCL, MCL and LCL)
  • Osteoarthritis of the knee, shoulder, hip and ankle
  • Repetitive and overuse injuries, such as tendonitis and bursitis
  • Sports-related back injuries
  • Sports-specific injuries to growing children, including growth-plate injuries
  • Strains and sprains

If you experience a life-threatening, medical emergency, including a traumatic injury to your ribs, neck or spine or compound bone fractures, go to the nearest ER and call 9-1-1.

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