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Orthopedic Injury Clinic is focused on the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of injuries and disorders of the bones, joints, muscles, tendons, and ligaments - usually within 24 hours.

When should you Visit an Orthopedic Injury Clinic?

If you suffer an acute or sudden orthopedic injury that causes intense pain, then you should visit Orthopedic Injury Clinic. These emergencies include:

  • Accidents and falls
  • Bone fractures: These can include fracture at a severe angle, visible bone, open skin over the fracture, deep cuts, and burns.
  • Strains and sprains
  • Joint dislocation
  • Broken collarbone or AC joint sprain
  • Biceps, triceps or quadriceps tendon tears
  • Wrist and forearm injuries with an inability to roll your arm back and forth without pain
  • Hip, knee, lower leg, ankle and foot injuries with an inability to weight-bear
  • Hamstring injuries due to sports like waterskiing
  • Deep knife wounds or gunshot wounds
  • Heavy, uncontrollable bleeding
  • Cuts that don’t involve much blood but might need stitches

Is an Appointment Necessary for an Orthopedic Injury Clinic?

No. Orthopedic emergencies can be treated through walk-ins.

What are the Services included in an Orthopedic Injury Clinic?

You receive the following services at Orthopedic Injury Clinic:

  • Consultation for a current condition and prevention of further complications
  • Diagnostic services, including X-rays and laboratory tests
  • Administration of analgesic medications through oral, intramuscular or intravenous routes
  • Minor surgical procedures like incisions, sutures, and splinting
  • Physical therapy regimen instructions

Types of Healthcare Personnel at an Orthopedic Injury Clinic

The different healthcare workers in Orthopedic Injury Clinic include:

  • Physician (MD)
  • Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO)
  • Nurse practitioner (NP)
  • Physician Assistant (PA)
  • X-ray technician also called a radiologic technologist

What Can you Find in an Orthopedic Injury Clinic?

An Orthopedic Injury Clinic facility consists of:

  • Sufficient stock of medicine
  • X-ray machines
  • An electrocardiogram (EKG) machine
  • Blood pressure monitoring equipment
  • Blood collection (phlebotomy) services
  • Life-support systems such as an automated external defibrillator (AED) and oxygen support
  • Other equipment specific for diagnosis and treatment of orthopedic injuries such as fractures, pain, sprains, and dislocations.

The facility must contain a minimum of two examination rooms, a separate waiting area, and restrooms exclusively for patients.

What are the Work Timings in an Orthopedic Injury Clinic?

Orthopedic Injury Clinic usually operates per the given timings:

  • ≥4 hours each day
  • 7 days/week excluding national holidays
  • ≥3,000 hours per year

What are the Benefits of Orthopedic Injury Clinic?

Visiting an Orthopedic Injury Clinic facility offers you the following benefits:

  • The reduced waiting time in the hospitals
  • Improved access to orthopedic specialists
  • Decreased healthcare costs

Our Non-Profit Partner

All Health Matters Foundation

Supported by

  • T.Leroy Jefferson Medical Society
  • Palm Beach County, Inc.
  • Florida State Medical Association
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
  • Howard University College of Medicine
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America