Our orthopedic services offers the highest quality of care for everything from a torn muscle or broken bone to total joint replacement and minimally invasive surgery. Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center is the only hospital from St. Louis to Memphis to offer Makoplasty® partial knee resurfacing, a new, innovative treatment option for osteoarthritis. Our orthopedic services offer highly skilled surgeons, nurses, technologists, therapists and support staff to provide the highest quality of care.
In emergency situations where orthopedic services may be needed, an orthopedic surgeon is on call 24 hours a day to provide orthopedic care.
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Why do I have joint pain? This article discusses different medical conditions that can cause joint pain.
Is it broken or just sprained? This article describes the difference in types of orthopedic injuries.
Ice or heat? This article gives general first aid tips for minor injuries.
How serious is it? This article provides general guidelines for seeking medical care for sports injuries.
What are the different types of pain? This article describes chronic vs. acute pain and various treatment options.
Has arthritis slowed you down? This article provides information regarding daily and long-term management of the disease.