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Orthopedics

Does injury or pain keep you from the activities you enjoy? Turn to the experienced team at Avera Orthopedics – where orthopedic care, sports medicine and therapy meet to support your every move.

Make Your Move to Avera Orthopedics

When you make your move to Avera Orthopedics – the largest orthopedic physician team in the region – you’ll benefit from receiving comprehensive care featuring the latest techniques and technology.

And there’s no need to look far. With orthopedic providers available at seven Avera hospitals and over 40 outreach clinics across the Upper Midwest, you can find the expertise you need close to home.

Find Relief from Bone & Joint Pain

No matter your age, turn to an Avera orthopedist if you experience symptoms or conditions, such as:

To maximize your recovery and restore as much function as possible while preventing more severe problems, schedule an appointment with one of our orthopedic experts as soon as you can.

Precise Diagnostic Technology

Sophisticated diagnostic imaging technology, including high-definition arthroscopy, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and computed tomography (CT) scanning, helps your doctor more quickly and accurately diagnose your musculoskeletal condition.

Comprehensive Orthopedic Treatments

Benefit from our conservative approach that includes starting with the least invasive treatment that may be effective for you, such as:

  • Anti-inflammatory medications
  • Cartilage restoration for knees and shoulders
  • COOLIEF cooled radiofrequency for neck, lower back and knee pain
  • Injections, including ultrasound-guided injections and platelet rich plasma biological therapy injections
  • Massage therapy
  • Physical and occupational therapy

Personalized Pain Management with GeneFolio Test

Through Avera’s innovative genetic test, GeneFolio, you also have access to a simple blood test that reveals how your body metabolizes certain medications. Your results will help your doctor select the safest and most effective pain medications for you.

Orthopedic Surgery

If your condition requires surgery, rely on our experienced orthopedic surgeons for the latest orthopedic procedures, including:

  • Foot and ankle surgery, such as Achilles tendon repair, bunion surgery and plantar fasciotomy
  • Fracture repairs
  • Hand surgery, including carpal tunnel release
  • Hip surgery, such as hip replacement
  • Knee surgery, including knee arthroscopy, knee replacement, meniscus repair, ACL reconstruction and other types of ligament repair
  • Shoulder surgery, such as shoulder arthroscopy, decompression, rotator cuff repair and shoulder replacement
  • Spine surgery, including lumbar fusion, disk replacement and laminectomy

When possible, an Avera orthopedic surgeon will perform your procedure using minimally- invasive techniques that require only small incisions, reduce pain and speed recovery.

Comprehensive Joint Replacement Services

If joint replacement is the best treatment for your condition, rest assured that your Avera Orthopedics team will provide information and support every step of the way. Learn about our joint replacement services and other procedures for the:

Physical & Occupational Therapy

Whether your doctor recommends occupational or physical therapy to enhance your recovery from surgery or as a first line of treatment to ease pain and restore mobility, rely on our therapists to help speed your recovery and your return to work, sports and everyday activities.

Get Back in the Game with Sports Medicine

Recover from injury or surgery while enhancing your athletic performance with Avera’s sports medicine specialists. Whatever your age, sport or activity level, you’ll benefit from our team-based approach to helping you reach your goals.

Region’s First 24/7 Orthopedic Trauma Team

If you or a loved one experiences an orthopedic emergency, Avera offers the first emergency departments in South Dakota with orthopedic trauma surgeons who are specially trained in fracture care and available 24/7. This is available at Avera McKennan Hospital & University Health Center and Avera Medical Group Family Health Center in Sioux Falls, SD.

Walk-In Clinics for Urgent Care

If you need urgent care for an activity-related injury, visit our walk-in orthopedic injury clinics at Avera Orthopedics - Sioux Falls and Avera Orthopedics - Aberdeen. Or, find urgent care services at a location closer to you.

Orthopedic Outreach Services Near You

You can also schedule an appointment with an orthopedic expert at an Avera Orthopedics outreach locations in:

South Dakota

South Dakota

  • Armour
  • Britton 
  • Chamberlain
  • Eagle Butte (podiatry only)
  • Fort Thompson (podiatry only)
  • Gregory (podiatry only)
  • Huron
  • Miller
  • Mobridge 
  • Parkston
  • Pierre
  • Platte
  • Redfield
  • Rosebud (podiatry only)
  • Scotland
  • Springfield
  • Tyndall (podiatry only)
  • Vermillion (podiatry only)
  • Wagner (podiatry only)
  • Watertown
  • Waubay
  • Winner (podiatry only)

Iowa

Iowa

  • Rock Valley (podiatry only)

Minnesota

Minnesota

  • Granite Falls
  • Tyler
  • Worthington

Nebraska

Nebraska

  • Ainsworth
  • Bassett (podiatry only)
  • Creighton 
  • Plainview (podiatry only)
  • Santee (podiatry only)

North Dakota

North Dakota

  • Ellendale
  • Oakes

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Visit an Avera Orthopedics Clinic

Avera Orthopedics offers comprehensive services dedicated to caring for you and your family from diagnosis to treatment, recovery to rehabilitation. Learn more about a facility near you:

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Avera TotalCare

After you schedule joint replacement surgery at Avera Orthopedics – Sioux Falls, your care team will help you enroll in Avera TotalCare. This interactive, online program provides easy access to the information and resources you need to achieve a successful outcome. Watch this video to see how Avera TotalCare can help you stay on track to recovery.

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Orthopedic Care Videos

Check out our orthopedic video library to learn more about topics, such as:

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