Caring for Your Bones and Joints
Look to Sanford Health for the latest in orthopedic care and services. You'll get surgery and rehabilitation for bone and joint problems like arthritis, bone fractures, knee problems, hip trauma, shoulder injuries, deformities and joint disease.
Visit our providers in locations throughout the Upper Midwest, including Sioux Falls, South Dakota; Fargo, North Dakota; Bismarck, North Dakota; and Bemidji, Minnesota.
When to See an Orthopedic Surgeon
While your primary care doctor may treat and diagnose your condition, they may refer you to an orthopedic surgeon for more specialized treatment of certain aspects of your condition.
Orthopedic surgeons can diagnose bone, muscle, joint, tendon, or ligament conditions. They also treat injuries, provide rehabilitation, and advise you on how to prevent more damage.
See an orthopedic surgeon for:
- Joint replacement
- Reconstructive surgery
- Revision Surgery
- Hand surgery
- Shoulder and elbow surgery
- Foot and ankle surgery
- Spine surgery
- Nerve repair
- Arthritis treatments
- Spine disorders
- Pediatric orthopedic conditions
- Sports injuries
- Limb deformity
- Robotic-assisted surgery
Joint Replacement Specialists
Joint pain often begins as mild soreness but after a long day can turn into severe pain. It can start to drastically impact your quality of life.
Sanford Health’s total joint replacement programs specialize in hip, shoulder, and knee replacement surgery. We perform more than 2,000 joint replacements each year.
Choose Sanford Health for our Center for Joint Success in Sioux Falls and Fargo. We focus on total knee and total hip replacement with a team approach – and you and your family are central to the team.
Sanford Health News
General surgeon James Clay gives patients human touch with machine help
“They’re at such a great age where they can just come out and enjoy it.”