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Orthopedic Services & Treatments

Whether you have sustained an orthopedic injury or are facing a chronic orthopedic condition such as arthritis, specialists with Altru Orthopedics & Sports Medicine can offer solutions to help you recover. We offer treatment options for orthopedic pain in joints, nonsurgical orthopedic treatment, orthopedic trauma care and more.

Athletic Trainers

Altru’s athletic trainers are medical experts in preventing, recognizing and rehabilitating injuries that result from physical activity. They work with the athlete, family, school and coaching staff to return the athlete to regular play and normal life activities.

Chiropractic Services

Altru Orthopedics & Sports Medicine’ chiropractors focus on the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disorders of the musculoskeletal and nervous systems, as well as caring for individual wellness.

Conditions we treat include:

  • Ankle sprains
  • Back pain
  • Car accident injuries
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Foot/lower leg pain
  • Headaches
  • Knee/hip pain
  • Neck pain
  • Shin splints
  • Shoulder problems
  • Sports injuries
  • Work injuries

Concussion Management

Altru partners with your local medical providers, athletes, parents and schools to provide concussion education and management to keep athletes healthy and in the game.

Signs that an athlete may have a concussion include:

  • Headache or pressure in head
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Balance problems or dizziness
  • Blurry or double vision
  • Sensitivity to light and/or sound
  • Feeling sluggish, hazy, foggy or groggy
  • Concentration or memory problems
  • Confusion

Joint Replacement Center

As a regional leader in knee and hip replacement, Altru’s Joint Replacement Center’s goal is to get patients back to their active routines as quickly as possible.

Conditions that may benefit from joint replacement include:

  • Arthritis
  • Bone tumors
  • Wear-and-tear injuries

Medical Orthopedics

Altru’s medical orthopedics team provides nonsurgical orthopedic treatment for sports injuries, chronic injuries and other disorders of the musculoskeletal system.

Conditions we treat include:

  • Fractures
  • Musculoskeletal injuries
  • Exercise-induced bronchospasm, a condition where the muscles that line the lungs tighten
  • Osteoarthritis

Orthopedic Surgery

Altru Orthopedics & Sports Medicine offers orthopedic surgery, including elective procedures, cartilage restoration and joint replacement, at Altru Specialty Center, our specialized orthopedic hospital.

Orthopedic Trauma

Altru Orthopedics & Sports Medicine offers expert orthopedic trauma care and treatments for a wide range of injuries and levels of severity.

Through Altru’s Level II Trauma Center, our fellowship-trained traumatologists and orthopedic surgeons care for patients with emergent treatment needs for joint, limb and other skeletal injuries.

Conditions we treat include:

  • Muscle and tendon sprains, strains and tears
  • Joint dislocations
  • Broken bones
  • Multiple limb injuries
  • Complications from injury

Pediatric Orthopedics

Altru Orthopedics & Sports Medicine offers pediatric orthopedic care through a collaboration with the Mayo Clinic. Specialists offer clinical care and follow-up for conditions, including:

  • Bone lesions/tumors
  • Clubfoot
  • Fracture
  • Hip dysplasia
  • Infection
  • Limb deformity
  • Scoliosis


Altru Orthopedics & Sports Medicine’ podiatry team offers personalized care and services tailored to your foot care needs. Our podiatrists treat many foot conditions, including:

  • Achilles tendinitis
  • Ankle sprain
  • Athlete’s foot
  • Bone or heel spur
  • Bunions
  • Calluses and corns
  • Diabetes-related complications of the feet
  • Flat foot
  • Fungal nail infections
  • Hammertoe, claw and mallet toes
  • Plantar fasciitis and heel spurs
  • Ingrown toenails
  • Plantar warts
  • Toe, foot and ankle injuries and noninjuries

Back & Neck Clinic

The team at Altru’s Back & Neck Clinic provides patients access to comprehensive orthopedic treatment for neck and back pain, resulting in shorter recovery time, decreased medications and/or surgeries, and lower cost.

Our multidisciplinary team consists of a nurse practitioner specialized in neurosurgery, physical therapists and chiropractors. Patients will receive a same-day evaluation and a treatment plan from all three providers. Each provider will give the patient evidence-based treatment options that may include ongoing physical therapy, chiropractic care, dry needling or massage therapy.

Schedule an appointment with an Altru Orthopedics & Sports Medicine specialist. Call 701.732.7700 or schedule through MyChart.

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