Orthopedic Injury and Trauma | Norton Healthcare Louisville, Ky.

Orthopedic Injury and Trauma

Norton Orthopedic Care specialists provide emergency orthopedic care and post-traumatic reconstructive surgery services for patients who have bone, joint or soft tissue injuries due to trauma, such as car accidents, industrial accidents and falls.

Orthopedic trauma care includes everything from repairing simple fractures to treating life-threatening situations with multiple broken bones. Trauma care includes nonsurgical methods such as external fixation – casts and braces – to stabilize fractures and dislocations, as well as surgery. Norton Orthopedic Care offers innovative surgical techniques, including minimally invasive surgery, internal fixation (using pins or screws to stabilize bone), bone graft substitutes and other methods.

Orthopedic Injuries We Treat

Norton Orthopedic Care specialists provide highly specialized, comprehensive care for traumatic orthopedic injuries such as:

  • Complex fractures of the femur
  • Foot and ankle injuries
  • Hand and upper-extremity injuries
  • Hip and pelvis fractures
  • Spine and spinal cord injuries

Pediatric Orthopedic Trauma Care at Norton Children’s Hospital

Norton Children’s Hospital is Kentucky and Southern Indiana’s only full-service, free-standing pediatric hospital and Louisville’s only Level I Pediatric Trauma Center. Learn more about our pediatric orthopedic trauma care.

About Norton Orthopedic Institute

Norton Orthopedic Institute has more orthopedic specialists caring for more patients than any other health care provider in Louisville, Kentucky, or in Southern Indiana.

  • We have more than 80 providers, including board-certified and fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeons at 30 locations in Louisville and Southern Indiana.
  • We offer same-day appointments.
  • We have sports medicine specialists who understand the stresses on an athlete’s body and have the expertise to provide the right treatment for your injury.
  • Our providers are pioneers in innovative orthopedic surgeries focused on minimizing pain and recovery time.
  • Our physicians and advanced practice providers pinpoint your diagnosis, offer the right care and get you moving again.
  • Participate in online seminars from home to learn what to expect before, during and after a hip or knee replacement.
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