Orthopaedic surgery is a surgical discipline that involves treatment of a wide variety of disorders affecting the musculoskeletal system, including fracture care and injuries and diseases involving tendons, ligaments, joints and muscles. Orthopaedic surgeons at Abington Memorial Hospital provide cutting-edge comprehensive care for a wide variety of orthopaedic conditions, including computer-guided joint surgery, non-fusion spinal stabilization, small-incision joint replacement surgery and arthroscopic surgery. Our joint replacement program has received the Gold Seal of Approval and Disease-Specific Care Certification from the Joint Commission for both hip and knee replacements.
Patients Come First in the OR
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The Human Motion Institute at Abington Memorial Hospital uses a multidisciplinary approach to all complex orthopaedic problems. This approach coordinates the services of multiple departments to provide a continuum of care beginning with nurse specialists in pre-operative education all the way through post-operative inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation. Dedicated Human Motion Institute staff monitor all aspects of orthopaedic patient care in an effort to provide the highest quality treatment available. For information, call 215-481-BONE or e-mail our program coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Subspecialties within orthopaedic surgery include: hand surgery; trauma; spine surgery; joint replacement; sports medicine and pediatric orthopaedics. Surgery is performed in the hospital's modern operating suite and at the Abington Surgical Center in Willow Grove. To assist the orthopaedic patient's return to an active life, Abington Memorial Hospital offers inpatient rehabilitation at the hospital and outpatient physical and occupational therapy at several conveniently located sites within the community.