Dr. heckler is by far the BEST orthopedic in town. He takes his time, is patient and knowledgeable. We always send new patients to him. Thank you for your great work!
— Taylor Turner
Orthopedic trauma is a branch of orthopedic surgery that focuses on problems related to bones, joints and soft tissues (muscles, tendons, ligaments) following a traumatic injury, such as a broken leg, hip, pelvis, torn ligaments, or other injury. Our Fellowship trained trauma surgeons use leading-edge techniques, including minimally invasive surgery and advanced external fixation, to help patients heal. The goal of this specialized care is to heal fractured bones and restore the alignment of joint surfaces, to promote recovery and return the injured body part to maximum function.
While not all fractures need specialized attention, some complex fractures may benefit from care by a trauma specialist. Our trauma surgeons use leading-edge techniques including minimally invasive surgery and advanced external fixation.
The length of recovery from a fracture depends on the type and severity of the injury. Our physicians prescribe a progressive plan designed to fully restore your fractured bone to pre-injury condition. You may continue post-surgery therapy through one of our adult fitness and wellness programs or our sports performance program offered at the Athletic Workshop. You will also have access to your physician or physical therapist to answer questions and to give you the confidence to continue working out post-injury.