Orthopedics

Orthopedics

OrthopedicsAs the region’s largest health system, Willis-Knighton offers patients the full range of orthopedic services, starting with emergency/trauma care at its four hospitals and continuing through rehabilitation services, which holds the distinction of being accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) and The Joint Commission. Each of the hospitals features technologically-advanced orthopedic surgery suites, assuring quality care, no matter what location is chosen. Orthopedic services at the hospitals, as well as general in-office care, are provided by five Willis-Knighton Physician network orthopedic clinics located in both Shreveport and Bossier City.

From the minimally-invasive hip and knee surgery to Kyphoplasty spine surgery. . .

From sophisticated hand surgery (with a dedicated Hand Therapy Center to support recovery) to the much-touted anterior hip replacement . . .

From a broken arm to a torn ligament . . .

From five CARF-accredited outpatient therapy clinics to the CARF-accredited inpatient Rehabilitation Institute . . and to three skilled nursing facilities that offer continued rehabilitation and recovery following orthopedic injuries.

Willis-Knighton provides technologically-advanced orthopedic diagnostic and surgical services, including many non-surgical options, and a full complement of therapy and rehabilitation.

Patients who select orthopedic surgeons who practice at Willis-Knighton will have the comfort of knowing they are receiving orthopedic care at one of the nation’s top hospitals. In fact, Willis-Knighton has received specific recognition for its orthopedic care.

Patients considering a total hip or knee replacement surgery can have all of their questions answered by attending a Joint Replacement Camp held each month. This seminar provides necessary information to prepare for joint replacement surgery, including how to prepare, what happens during the hospital stay, what to expect immediately after surgery and follow-up care.

The Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Center at WK Portico Center in southeast Shreveport includes WK Ambulatory Surgery Center, laboratory, WK Imaging & Technology Center, outpatient sports medicine and physical therapy services and offices for orthopedic, physical medicine and offices for orthopedic physicians. The center features a HydroWorx pool for rehabilitation.

Physical medicine and pain management specialists are located nearby in WK Portico Center and the Medical Arts Building.

The WK Bossier Medical Pavilion includes an Ambulatory Surgery Center, WK Outpatient Imaging Center, laboratory, outpatient sports medicine, and physical therapy services, and offices for orthopedics and pain management specialists. The Pavilion features 2 Hydro Worx pools for rehabilitation.

The Willis-Knighton Medical Center (North) campus also offers two orthopedic clinics which can be accessed by the Find a Doctor link below.

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