Orthopedic Conditions

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We provide comprehensive orthopedic care for conditions resulting from injury, disease, overuse, and trauma. Orthopedic surgeons at New Hanover Regional Medical Center Orthopedic Hospital specialize in hips and knees, shoulders and elbows, hands and wrists, backs and necks, and feet and ankles, so you will find expert care for wherever you have pain.

Hip & Knee

We treat hip or knee conditions caused by obesity, overuse, broken bones, joint disease, sprains or strains, torn cartilage, arthritis, and bone tumors.

Shoulder & Elbow

Overuse, injury, inflammation, disease, and trauma can cause shoulder and elbow pain.

We treat many shoulder and elbow conditions including:

  • Arthritis
  • Biceps tendon rupture
  • Bone spur
  • Bursitis 
  • Damaged or inflamed tissue
  • Elbow strain
  • Fracture
  • Frozen shoulder
  • Rotator cuff tendonitis (impingement syndrome)
  • Shoulder instability and dislocation
  • Tendonitis
  • Tennis and golf elbow
  • Torn rotator cuff

Foot & Ankle

Foot and ankle pain may be caused by disease, overuse, injury, obesity, poorly fitting shoes or improper shoe selection, and walking or standing for long periods.

We treat foot and ankle conditions including:

  • Achilles tendon problems
  • Arthritis
  • Bunions, hammertoes, and claw toes
  • Flat feet deformity
  • Foot and ankle trauma or fracture
  • Heel pain/plantar fasciitis
  • Joint pain
  • Ligament sprains/tendonitis
  • Sesamoiditis
  • Tarsal tunnel syndrome

Hand & Wrist

Your hand or wrist pain may be caused by disease, injury, and overuse.

We treat hand and wrist conditions including:

  • Arthritis
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Cartilage tear
  • Distal median nerve dysfunction
  • Ganglion cyst
  • Radial nerve dysfunction
  • Sprains and fractures
  • Tendonitis
  • Ulnar nerve dysfunction
  • Wrist and finger pain

Sports Medicine & Arthroscopic Surgery

Sports injuries occur after a blow or force, such as getting tackled in football. You can also overuse your bones and joints, such as when you play tennis or other sports.

We treat many sports injuries including:

  • Achilles tendonitis
  • Ankle injury
  • Broken cartilage
  • Bursitis of the heel
  • Dislocation or fracture of the kneecap
  • Knee injury or pain - anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), anterior knee pain, lateral collateral ligament (LCL), medial collateral ligament (MCL), meniscus tear, posterior cruciate ligament (PCL)
  • Shoulder problems - impingement, rotator cuff, and instability

Trauma & Fracture Care

You may experience orthopedic trauma from an accident or fall.

We treat traumatic orthopedic injuries including:

  • Dislocation of upper and lower extremities
  • Foreign bodies in the ear, nose, and airway that may cause harm
  • Fracture and fracture complication such as malunion and nonunion
  • Laceration and puncture
  • Severe soft tissue injury
  • Sprain
  • Tendon rupture and torn ligament

Back, Neck, & Spine

Your back, neck, or spine pain can be caused by inactivity, poor posture, or obesity, or a condition such as arthritis, degenerative disk disease, or a problem with a nerve, muscle, bone, or joint.

We treat back, neck, and spine conditions including:

  • Back pain
  • Bone spur
  • Degenerative disk
  • Herniated disk
  • Kyphosis
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck pain
  • Osteoarthritis of the spine
  • Sciatica
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal stenosis
  • Spondylosis