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When an injury or joint pain keeps you from the activities you love, it’s time to visit an orthopedic doctor. Our team of fellowship-trained, board-certified surgeons and orthopedic specialists in Galena, Kansas, treats patients across the four-states area. We focus on eliminating the discomfort caused by injuries and disorders of the bones, spine and joints. You’ll be treated at our full-service and easy-to-access orthopedic facility with state-of-the-art equipment.
Our neck-to-toe surgical care includes joint replacement and revision, arthroscopy, ACL reconstruction, and surgeries of the rotator cuff, spine, shoulder, hand, wrist, elbow, hip, knee, ankle and foot. We treat patients of all ages, from teens to seniors in the Joplin area.
From bothersome back pain to debilitating spinal injuries, our team is here to bring you relief and better quality of life. We offer the most innovative and comprehensive spine-focused care includes our highly-trained spine surgeons who use leading-edge, minimally invasive treatment options.
Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections use your own blood to promote natural healing. Your blood platelets are isolated into a serum that helps jumpstart natural stem cell growth, so you can heal faster. Professional athletes use PRP injections to help heal injured muscles, ligaments, tendons and bones. Beyond sports injuries, PRP is used to treat fractures, osteoarthritis, surgical wounds and other conditions.
Iovera is a non-opioid nerve block treatment performed a week to two weeks before surgical procedures. Iovera therapy uses cold therapy to temporarily disrupt the nerves from sending pain signals. Using a handheld device and an ultrasound to guide them, doctors target the nerves with small needles and liquid nitrous oxide. A portion of the nerve has degenerated, and the pain signal can’t make its way through until the nerve regenerates several weeks later. This helps patients tolerate physical therapy quicker, hit their range of motion goals quicker, and requires less narcotic pain medication following surgery.
Our Orthopedic physicians utilize Mako SmartRobotics™, a state-of-the-art minimally invasive robot, for partial and total hip and knee replacement. The robot increases surgical accuracy which reduces overall pain and the patient’s recovery process, restoring not only your mobility but your peace of mind, knowing you can enjoy a more active and independent life.
At Mercy, we offer comprehensive orthopedic services to diagnose and treat a full range of conditions, including:
At Mercy, we offer compassionate care for a variety of orthopedic treatment services, including:
Getting rid of chronic knee or hip pain can restore an active lifestyle. Download our Joint Replacement Guide.