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What Is Orthopedics?

Orthopedics is the branch of medicine concerned with diseases, injuries, and conditions of the musculoskeletal system: the body's bones, muscles, tendons, ligaments and nerves. Thanks to the advances in orthopedic medicine, many are enjoying longer and more active lives.

Joint Care Center at Shasta Regional Medical Center- We Offer Solutions to Your Pain

Our team of expert physicians, nurses and medical staff work closely with you from diagnosis, through treatment and recovery, in order to meet the unique medical and lifestyle needs of each patient. When a surgical procedure becomes the right choice, our team of board certified orthopedic surgeons have the ability to replace all major joints, including hips, knees and shoulders.

Your journey back to mobility is not an individual effort. With the help of our Joint Care Team, you and your family will be guided through the transitions between pre-operative education, surgery, physical therapy and rehabilitation, all the way through your return home.

Joint Procedures

Watch our Joint Replacement class video- Click here
Download Your Personal Knee Surgery Guide & Workbook - Click here
Download Your Personal Hip Surgery Guide & Workbook - Click here
Watch our Catheter Removal Instruction video - Click here

Why Joint Replacement

Repair injuries to bones, tendons, ligaments and muscles through small incisions using the latest techniques.

Some minimally invasive surgeries include:

  • Carpal Tunnel Release (Endoscopic Technique)
  • Knee Replacement (Unicompartmental)
  • Hip Replacement
  • Arthroscopy for Most Joints
  • Arthroplasty for Joint Arthritis
  • Release of Joint Contractures
  • Minimally Invasive Fixations, Decompression
  • Vertebroplasty or Kyphoplasty for Spinal Compression Fractures Caused by Osteoporosis

Meet Our Joint Care Experts