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Orthopaedics

Orthopaedics, Sports Medicine and Joint Care

Cape Regional Health System is the regional leader in offering advanced orthopaedic care and treating a wide range of conditions that can affect mobility or cause pain and discomfort. Our orthopedic specialists evaluate and treat patients with a variety of chronic and acute musculoskeletal disorders, including fractures; orthopedic trauma; and diseases of the hips, knees, neck, spine, shoulders, elbows, hands and feet. From total joint replacements to minimally invasive surgery, our experts provide the highest level of care locally, helping patients to return to normal activities as quickly as possible

Orthopaedic Expertise—Close to Home

As an affiliate of Penn Orthopaedics, we are able to expand and enhance our already well-established orthopaedic programs, while at the same time providing our orthopaedic patients with the highest level of care, close to home.

Through this relationship, patients benefit from the expertise of an academic health system that is at the forefront of new techniques, cutting-edge research, and advancements in orthopaedic and musculoskeletal care.

Joint Replacement Services

With longer lifespans, arthritis of the major joints is more common than ever. According to the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, there may be a need for 500,000 hip replacements and 3,000,000 knee replacements each year by the year 2030.

Arthritis treatment begins conservatively, with over-the-counter pain relievers, anti-inflammatory medications, exercise and avoidance of activities that cause pain. However, once the pain and stiffness of arthritis prevents participation in normal activities, it may be time to consider joint replacement.

Rehabilitation Services

Whatever your rehabilitation needs, Cape Regional Health System offers a variety of convenient services to help restore your independence.

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