Patients with orthopedic problems find high-quality care at HealthAlliance Hospital. An experienced team of orthopedic physicians, nurses and health care providers specialize in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of bone and joint disorders.
HealthAlliance Hospital's highly experienced and board-certified orthopedic specialists provide a wide range of services, including:
Our orthopedists also offer general care for pediatric patients. Children requiring highly specialized orthopedic services may be referred to the UMass Memorial Pediatric Orthopedics Services in Worcester.
Diagnostic imaging services are provided on both the Leominster and Burbank Campuses for patients' convenience, and rehabilitation services are available in Fitchburg, Leominster and Lancaster.
For highly specialized orthopedic services, patients may be referred to the Musculoskeletal Center of Excellence at UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester.
For individuals suffering from arthritis and joint pain, HealthAlliance Hospital provides evaluations, consultations and treatments through board-certified orthopedic specialists, rheumatologists and rehabilitation services.
Foot and ankle services at HealthAlliance Hospital are provided by experienced orthopedic surgeons and podiatrists. Orthopedic conditions treated include:
- Foot and ankle fractures
- Heel pain
- Sports injuries
Podiatric conditions treated include:
- Diabetes-related foot problems
Following a comprehensive evaluation and personalized assessment, the foot and ankle specialist may recommend surgical or nonsurgical treatment approaches to help relieve painful disorders. For highly specialized foot and ankle services, patients may be referred by their physician to the Foot and Ankle Center at UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester.
HealthAlliance Hospital orthopedic surgeons provide assessments as well as a wide range of treatments for hand and upper extremity injuries. Common injuries treated include:
- Bone and joint injuries
- Carpal tunnel syndrome and compression neuropathies
- Nerve and tendon injuries
Patients who may require advanced hand and upper extremity services not offered at HealthAlliance Hospital may be referred by their physician to the Hand and Upper Extremity Center at UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester.
The board-certified orthopedic surgeons at HealthAlliance Hospital offer expertise and experience in a variety of joint replacement surgeries, including shoulder, hip and knee replacements.
Rehabilitation services are offered in Leominster, Fitchburg and Lancaster, and home health care is also available.
Joint Replacement School is offered at HealthAlliance Hospital by a team of health care professionals specializing in total hip and knee replacements. The free class focuses on what to expect before, during and after surgery.
The school is available to anyone planning or considering total hip or knee
replacement surgery at HealthAlliance Hospital or another hospital. Patients are
welcome to bring their caregivers and adult family members.
Educational materials and free aids to assist with daily living will be
The classes are held once a month on Saturdays from 9 to 10 am. To
register, call 978-466-2550.
Location: HealthAlliance Hospital - Leominster Campus
Road, Leominster, MA 01453
For patients suffering from orthopedic trauma, HealthAlliance Hospital provides responsive, high-quality care in its Emergency Department. A team of experienced specialists, including orthopedic surgeons, emergency medicine physicians and nurses as well as highly skilled technologists are available around the clock. Orthopedic trauma care is enhanced by the diagnostic imaging services services offered at HealthAlliance Hospital.
Patients with critical and complex orthopedic injuries have rapid access by ambulance or Life Flight air ambulance to the Duddie Massad Emergency and Trauma Center at UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester, the region's only accredited Level One Trauma Center for adults and children.
Comprehensive rehabilitation services through HealthAlliance Hospital are available in Fitchburg, Leominster and Lancaster.
HealthAlliance Hospital offers a specialty outpatient Physiatry Clinic for patients suffering from chronic pain who have not responded to previous treatments. Physiatry specialists improve the quality of patients' lives by incorporating exercise-based rehabilitation and pain management into the nonoperative treatment of a variety of injuries and disorders.
Special procedures and services provided include:
- Assistive technology consultations
- Disability evaluations
- EMG/nerve conduction studies
- Epidural injections
- Joint injections
- Peripheral nerve blocks (motor and sensory) with Phenol, Botox and Myobloc
- Trigger point injections
HealthAlliance Hospital orthopedic surgeons offer evaluation as well as nonsurgical and surgical treatments for spine problems. Nonsurgical physiatry services for relief of chronic back pain are also offered at the hospital.
Spine care patients requiring additional services may be referred by their physician to the Spine Center at UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester.
HealthAlliance Hospital sports medicine specialists and orthopedic surgeons offer care for patients with sports-related injuries, including evaluation and treatment of fractures, broken bones, joint dislocations, ligament and cartilage injuries, as well as sprains and strains.