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Orthopedics

Whether you're a weekend warrior, a competitive athlete or are simply feeling the aches and pains of age, Cartersville Medical Center has services to evaluate and care for your bone and joint health.

Total Joint Replacement Program

Pain in the joint may arise due to cartilage damage. This may be from injury, wear and tear, or arthritis in the joint. As a result, the joint becomes less mobile and painful. If a patient is not responding well to conservative methods, then surgery may be required. At Cartersville Medical Center, we offer orthopedic surgery for:

With a total joint replacement, your orthopedic surgeon will remove the arthritic or damaged joint and replace it with an artificial joint designed to move like a normal, healthy joint.

If arthroscopic or joint replacement surgery is selected as a treatment option, the foremost goal is to achieve optimal pain relief. Additional objectives may include regaining function, correcting deformity, and/or preventing further damage.

Joint Replacement Classes

Our Totally Hip, Knee & Shoulder Program provides comprehensive education for your hip or knee replacement surgery. In these FREE classes you’ll learn everything to expect before, during and after your procedure. Your care team will assist you in signing up for this program when you're ready.

Orthopedic Surgery

We also care for all of your orthopedic needs with the latest minimally invasive techniques and state-of-the-art equipment to treat a variety of sports injuries, as well as knee, elbow, shoulder, hip and wrist pain. If you require orthopedic surgery, we offer:

  • Arthroplasty
  • Bone grafts
  • Carpal tunnel and other peripheral nerve entrapment syndromes
  • Correction of foot deformities
  • Direct anterior approach hip replacement
  • Extremity arthrodeses
  • Muscle, ligament and tendon repairs and transfers
  • Prosthetic joint replacement - hip and knee

For a free physician referral, please call MedLine® at (706) 368-8480 or toll-free at (800) 242-5662.