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Center for Orthopedics

Active, outdoor lifestyles and experienced surgeons using modern technologies create the right environment for superior orthopedic services at North Valley Hospital.

North Valley Hospital has 16 board certified orthopedic surgeons on staff with various subspecialties which span the spectrums of joint replacement, sports medicine, trauma and fracture care, among others.

North Valley Hospital’s team of dedicated orthopedic surgeons and experienced staff offer skilled diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation for our patients needing orthopedic care.

Urgent care and 24-hour emergency services are provided by the orthopedic team from Flathead Orthopedics and Northwest Orthopedics.

Total Joint Program

Our comprehensive total joint program is patient centered and tailored to provide proper education, support and guidance as you journey towards your joint replacement surgery. We know that the decision to have joint replacement surgery is a personal one that involves many people and affects many aspects of your life.

North Valley Hospital’s orthopedic surgeons are using innovative joint replacement methods to reconstruct hundreds of hip and knee joints each year. Mako SmartRobotics TM by Stryker is a computer navigated, robotic arm assisted technology used by surgeons to perform total hip, total knee or partial knee replacements for patients. You and your surgeon will determine if this is right for you.

Alongside your surgeon, works an experienced team of orthopedic professionals including physical and occupational therapists, nurses and physician assistants whose goal is provide you with exceptional care as you begin your journey regaining an active lifestyle without joint pain.

Stryker Mako Robotic Surgery

Robotic-arm assisted orthopedic surgery with Stryker’s Mako System—an advanced robotic technology for joint replacement surgery—offers patients a surgical plan based on their unique anatomy. First, a CT scan of the diseased joint is taken. This CT scan is uploaded into the Mako System software, where a 3D model of your hip is created. This 3D model is used to pre-plan and assist our surgeons in performing total hip, total knee or partial knee replacement, which may provide you with relief from your joint pain.