Bone, joint and other orthopedic concerns can take many forms. Sometimes, you're not even sure what's wrong—it just hurts. Specially trained doctors and clinicians at Portsmouth Regional Hospital can pinpoint the cause of your pain and create a plan for treatment and rehabilitation to meet your specific needs.
Orthopedic Conditions We Treat
Conditions of the shoulder, elbow, arm, wrist, hand, knee, hip, ankle and foot treated at Portsmouth Regional Hospital include:
- Traumatic orthopedic injuries in adults and children
- Congenital bone, joint and other orthopedic problems, including spine conditions
- Overuse injuries, such as carpal tunnel
- Sports injuries in adults and children
- Osteoarthritis – Arthritis of the hands, feet, spine, hips and knees; often associated with aging
- Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) – An autoimmune disease associated with genetic and environmental factors
- Joint dislocation – Bones out of position within a joint
- Bursitis – Tissue inflammation in the shoulder, elbow, knee or hip
- Rotator cuff injuries – Torn ligaments in the set of muscles and tendons that stabilize the shoulder
- Tendinitis and tendinosis – Inflammation of a tendon or tiny breaks in tendons of the knee, shoulder or ankle joints
- Gout – An acid build-up in a joint, usually in the big toe
- Sprains – Injury to a ligament in the ankle, knee, thumb, finger or shoulder
- Fractures – Bone breaks
Learn more about these and other bone and joint conditions in our online Health Library.
If you experience any of these conditions, contact your primary care doctor, who will help you decide—and make the appropriate referral—if you need an orthopedic specialist.