On weekdays, Ascension St. Joseph Hospital provides walk-in appointments for minor, non-life-threatening orthopedic and sports injuries. We deliver prompt care to children and adults with a non-life-threatening bone, joint, spine or muscle injury. Walk-in or call for an appointment.
For a work-related orthopedic injury (workman compensation), please contact your supervisor for authorization before scheduling an appointment. We provide work injury evaluations and testing.
If you are experiencing a life-threatening emergency, including traumatic injury to your ribs, neck or spine, or compound bone fractures, go directly to the ER or call 911.
Orthopedic and sports medicine care team
Our doctors and care team specialize in non-surgical and surgical orthopedic treatments, sports medicine evaluations, and pediatric orthopedic evaluations. We listen to understand you or your child and your health concerns. Then, we work with you to create a care plan that’s right for you or your child.
Orthopedic specialty care for bone, muscle and joint conditions
Age, arthritis, work and sports injury are all possible reasons for joint pain in the knee, hip and shoulder. Our doctors diagnose and treat many orthopedic injuries, including:
- Back injury and disc disease
- Bone fracture
- Foot and ankle injury
- Hip pain
- Joint arthritis
- Knee pain
- Muscle strain
- Shoulder injury
- Swollen joint
At Ascension St. Joseph, orthopedic services include diagnostic imaging, splinting and joint braces, and physical therapy.
Sports medicine care for athletes and active adults
For follow-up care, Ascension Michigan Sports Medicine helps connect you with a sports medicine fellowship-trained doctor, call 866-501-3627.
We specialize in diagnosing overuse injuries and muscle strain and weakness that may be affecting your sports performance. Our care team listens to understand your performance goals. Then, we work with you to create a plan to help you recover from an injury and improve your strength, balance and flexibility. Orthopedic rehabilitation may include physical therapy and athletic training. We offer programs to help prevent injuries. Learn more about sports medicine.
Orthopedic specialty care for chronic joint pain
Getting the right care at the right time is critical for your health. For chronic joint pain, orthopedic joint specialists at Ascension Michigan sites of care can help. We provide advanced care for joint pain, including arthroscopy and outpatient surgery for hip and knee replacement. Learn more about joint replacement.