Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine at UPMC Northwest
UPMC Northwest provides a complete range of general orthopaedic services including:
Total joint replacement
Treatment for foot and ankle problems
Care for trauma to the spine, legs, arms, or neck
Treatment of hand, shoulder, or elbow injuries
Our orthopaedic surgery practice also offers access to specialists in neurosurgery and pain management, providing a comprehensive program for patients with pain associated with orthopaedic, spinal, and nervous system conditions.
Our office offers specific appointment high school athletes with sports-related injuries, including:
Dislocations or broken bones
Athletic trainers can send their injured athletes to our office for evaluation and initial treatment, including further recommendations and follow-up.
Our goal is to ensure that communication regarding the needs of the athletes takes place among doctors, physician assistants, parents, coaches, and athletic trainers in a timely, efficient manner.
In addition to the highly skilled staff, benefits of the sports medicine program at UPMC Northwest include:
Advanced MRI, CT, and x-ray capabilities
State-of-the-art technology and instrumentation for minimally invasive arthroscopic surgery
Options for treating and managing pain caused by a variety of conditions including arthritis, neuropathy, spinal stenosis, sciatica, and degenerative disc disease are available from a fellowship-trained interventional pain medicine specialist. Pain management services include:
Cervical and lumbar epidural injections
Cervical and lumbar facet injections/radiofrequency ablation
Sacroiliac joint injections
Sacrococcygeal ligament injection
Peripheral nerve blocks
Greater and lesser occipital nerve blocks and cryoablation