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Get the orthopedic care you need in Kansas

If simply moving through your day is painful, talk with an orthopedic or sports medicine specialist at Ascension Via Christi.

If you are living with bone or joint pain, arthritis, worn joints or have experienced an injury, schedule an appointment with an orthopedic specialist at Ascension Via Christi in Kansas. You will have access to a multispeciality care team, including orthopedic doctors, orthopedic surgeons, sports medicine specialists, physical therapists, rehabilitation therapists and more. Your care team works together to deliver advanced care – from diagnosis through recovery. As part of an integrated national network, our doctors and care teams share best practices, knowledge and research – bringing the best of orthopedics to you close to home.

As your orthopedic care needs change over time, we’re ready with care that’s right for you. You’ll find that managing your bone and joint health is easier with a team ready to support you.

Every visit starts with a conversation about you and how you are feeling. Tell us about your pain or injury, and ask us your questions. Your doctor may use advanced imaging to diagnose and better understand your muscle, bone or joint condition. Together, you and your doctor will create a care plan with a goal of reducing pain and increasing your mobility. Your care plan may include a combination of medication, advanced therapeutics, physical therapy or surgery.


Minimally-invasive surgery options

If surgery is needed, you’re at the right place with specialists in orthopedic surgery – from minimally invasive procedures to advanced reconstruction. Orthopedic surgeons specialize in bone, joint, muscle, ligament and tendon surgery, including:

  • ACL and PCL repair
  • Bone fracture repair
  • Disc replacement
  • Hand and wrist surgery, including carpal tunnel surgery
  • Foot and ankle surgery
  • Joint replacement, including hip replacement, knee replacement and shoulder replacement
  • Osteotomy (cut and reshape bone)
  • Revision surgery after a hip or knee replacement
  • Shoulder and rotator cuff surgery
  • Other orthopedic procedures and surgeries

At Ascension Via Christi, experienced surgeons use the latest surgical techniques, including minimally-invasive surgery. With minimally-invasive surgery techniques, your orthopedic surgeons use small incisions that may lead to less pain and a shorter recovery.

Your doctor will take the time to explain what to expect before, during and after surgery. And your care team connects the dots for you including rehabilitation and follow-up care, so you can focus on getting back to the things you love. Your care team can also help you manage your medications and send prescriptions to your local pharmacy.


Get a second opinion from an orthopedic surgeon

Get the confidence and peace of mind that your doctor and care plan are right for you. It's easy to get a second opinion at Ascension Via Christi. We can review your medical records and healthcare history to answer your questions and discuss options. Talk with one of our doctors about a personalized care plan.

When you are facing a new diagnosis, have been injured or are considering surgery, there’s a lot to think about. We can discuss both therapeutic or surgical treatment plans. Our team of highly experienced orthopedic specialists can provide you with a second opinion based on experience and as part of an integrated national network of care.

Before your appointment, check with your insurance company to find out if a second opinion is covered or required. We can request your medical records from your doctor on your behalf, so that they can be shared with your care team before your arrival.


Insurance coverage for surgery

Talk with your doctor or insurance provider about insurance coverage options for having an outpatient orthopedic surgery, such as total knee replacement. Orthopedic surgery may be covered by various insurance plans as well as Medicare. First, you need to be evaluated by an orthopedic surgeon.

If you experience a life-threatening emergency, go directly to the ER or call 911.