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Orthopaedic Care in Washington, IN

Close to Home Orthopaedic Services

Our team of Orthopaedic specialists offers patients a comprehensive range of care, surgical repair, and digital imaging all in one convenient location. The CORE Center is located at 421 East Van Trees and Hwy 57, with covered access and handicapped parking near the entrance. Contact the CORE Center for more information about our orthopaedic services by calling 812-254-BONE (2663).

Quality patient care is the essential component to the team’s service. By offering state-of-the-art facilities with highly experienced staff, patients can expect to receive premier orthopaedic care.

Walk-in athletic injuries are welcomed.

Our orthopaedic services include:

  • Treatment of ankle sprains, fractures and instability
  • Treatment of rotator cuff impingement, labral tears, shoulder dislocation and shoulder arthritis.
  • Treatment of hand fractures and dislocations, sprains, strains, and muscle or ligament tears, injuries to tendons, nerves, or vessels, and numbness or weakness in the hand or arm (including carpal tunnel syndrome).
  • Treatment for arthritis, contractures, swelling or inflammation of the joints.
  • Knee ligament and meniscus injuries
  • Knee and hip replacement.
  • Treatment of tennis elbow, neuritis, and tendonitis.
  • Fractures and sports injuries.
  • Reverse shoulder surgery

Treatment for orthopaedic conditions may include medication, exercise, or surgery. We strive to prescribe minimally invasive treatments whenever possible, and may recommend mere exercise or physical therapy in order to help you restore movement and function. Once your acute care is finished, our team will also instruct you on preventive care measures you can take to avoid future injury.

Joint Replacement Surgery

Joint replacement is a common procedure patients require as they get older. At Daviess Community Hospital, we offer both hip and knee replacement surgeries.

  • Hip replacement – If physical therapy, medication, and exercise has failed to remedy pain in your hips, it may be time to consider hip replacement surgery. In this procedure, the hip is replaced with a prosthetic implant that can better withstand the strain of day-to-day life. Hip replacements are commonly needed for patients who have arthritis, have suffered a hip fracture, or who have just aged to a point where wear and tear have taken too large a toll on the joint. Learn more about hip replacement surgery.
  • Knee replacement – Many people experience knee pain at some point in their lives. If your pain goes on for months and fails to respond to less invasive treatment, it’s time to explore knee replacement surgery. The goal of this operation is to relieve pressure on the knee by replacing the weight-surfaces of the join. Knee surgery is commonly recommended for patients diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis and psoriatic arthritis. Learn more about knee replacement surgery.

Contact Dr. Marcus Thorne, Andrew Houchins, PA-C, or Allison Kreiger, FNP for more information about our orthopaedic services by calling 812-254-BONE (2663).