What is Orthopedics?

What is Orthopedics?

Orthopedics is a medical field that focuses on helping people with bone, joint, muscle, ligament, and tendon problems. At the Specialty Clinic in Franklin County Medical Center, our team of orthopedic doctors is dedicated to providing excellent care tailored to your needs, improving your ability to move, and enhancing your life.

Our doctors use advanced techniques and customized treatments to address various conditions, including joint pain and sports injuries. We offer consultations, surgeries, and personalized rehabilitation programs to help you recover and get back on your feet.

Conditions Treated at Franklin County Medical Center

Here are some of the conditions we treat at Franklin County Medical Center:

  • Hip Pain: If you experience hip pain, our orthopedic doctors can help alleviate your discomfort.
  • Knee Conditions: We treat problems with the knees, such as knee pain and knee injuries.
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: We provide care for a condition called carpal tunnel syndrome, which can make your hands and wrists feel numb or tingly.
  • Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis: We can refer you to a rheumatologist to help manage and treat arthritis, a condition that causes joint pain and stiffness.
  • Fractures and Broken Bones: Our orthopedic doctors specialize in fixing broken bones and fractures.
  • Sprains, Strains, and Ligament Injuries: We treat injuries to your ligaments, muscles, and tendons, such as sprains and strains.
  • Shoulder and Elbow Injuries: If your shoulder or elbow hurts, our specialists can help you get relief.
  • Tendonitis and Tendon Injuries: We provide treatment for tendonitis, a condition that causes pain and inflammation in your tendons.
  • Foot and Ankle Problems: We can help with various problems in your feet and ankles to improve your ability to walk and move comfortably.
  • Sports Injuries: We have expertise in sports medicine, including ACL repair, rehabilitation, and performance enhancement.

Personalized Treatment Plans at Franklin County Medical Center

At Franklin County Medical Center, we prioritize your well-being and create personalized treatment plans to meet your specific needs. We use modern methods to find out what’s wrong and understand your condition.

Depending on your condition, we may offer:

  • Non-surgical treatments
    • Medication
    • Physical Therapy
    • Bracing
    • Rehabilitation
  • Surgery
    • Non-Invasive Surgery
    • Joint repairs and replacements
    • Bone fracture repairs

Orthopedic Doctors Near You, Dedicated to You

If you’re seeking an orthopedic doctor nearby, visit Franklin County Medical Center. Our team of specialists is committed to providing top-quality orthopedic care, helping you live a healthier and more active life.

Our Orthopedic Providers

Gregory Hicken, MD

Gregory Hicken, MD

Orthopedics

    Kerry Jepsen, MD

    Kerry Jepsen, MD

    Orthopedics

      Our Orthopedic Location

      Franklin County Specialty Clinic
      64 N 1st E, Preston, ID 83263
      Second Floor, Suite 200
      Hours:
      Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
      (208) 852-3662

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