Orthopedic Care Overview
For new acute orthopedic injuries including fractures
Rady Children’s Hospital Orthopedic Injury Clinic specializes in providing comprehensive orthopedic care for new and acute fractures and other orthopedic injuries. Our clinic on-site casting and X-ray services to ensure swift and accurate diagnosis and treatment options. Our pediatric orthopedic clinic is staffed by highly skilled orthopedic-trained nurse practitioners and physician assistants to provide expert care for your child.
For non-urgent common orthopedic injuries, please call 858-966-6789 to schedule an in-clinic visit at one of our sites, including our Main, Escondido, Oceanside or Murrieta locations or a telemedicine visit.
For more severe injuries or after-hours and weekend needs, Rady Children’s Emergency Department is always open.
Dr. Newton discusses the Orthopedic Injury Clinic
Rady Children’s Orthopedic Injury Services provides a wide range of specialized medical care tailored to address musculoskeletal conditions, which involve bones, joints, muscles, ligaments, and tendons. Our orthopedic surgeons and specialists are highly trained professionals who conduct a variety of orthopedic surgeries and services to rectify deformities, injuries, or diseases affecting the musculoskeletal system.
In the context of orthopedic health, doctors, including orthopedic specialists and trauma surgeons, focus on addressing traumatic orthopedic injuries. These injuries may result from accidents, falls, or sports-related incidents. The treatment options offered by orthopedic health experts encompass a spectrum of interventions, ranging from conservative measures to surgical procedures, particularly emphasizing orthopedic trauma surgery for severe cases.
Pain management forms an integral aspect of orthopedic care, acknowledging the discomfort that patients often experience due to injuries or conditions. Orthopedic health professionals collaborate closely with pain management specialists to devise comprehensive rehabilitation strategies. These rehabilitation strategies may involve a combination of medication, physical therapy, and other therapeutic interventions tailored to alleviate pain and enhance overall well-being.
Physical therapy plays a crucial role in orthopedic injury services, aiding in the rehabilitation and recovery process. This facet involves a series of exercises and techniques meticulously designed to improve mobility, strength, and overall functional capacity, facilitating a smoother recuperation.
Orthopedic services extend to specific areas such as shoulder injuries, sports injuries, and sports medicine. Orthopedic surgeons and specialists with expertise in these fields possess the knowledge and skills to diagnose and treat conditions associated with traumatic orthopedic injury sustained during sports activities. This multidisciplinary approach ensures that a diverse range of treatment options is available for individuals seeking comprehensive orthopedic care.
Rady Children’s Medical Office Building, 3rd Floor
3030 Children’s Way
San Diego, CA, 92123
Hours for orthopedic emergencies: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.- 7 p.m.
Call to schedule an appointment: 858-966-6789