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The Orthopaedic Institute of Western Kentucky (OIWK) offers a suite of orthopedic services that address the body from neck-to-toe. Each one is administered by a specialist who has risen to the top of their field and a support staff of physician assistants, nurses, therapists, technologists, and medical assistants. Best of all, you don’t have to drive long hours to receive care. Our facility is located in the heart of Western Kentucky.

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What We Can Do For You

Joint Replacement / Reconstruction

Call the OIWK Total Joint Center if you experience painful stiffness, swelling, or any other discomfort that impacts your joints. Our medical providers have fellowship-training in complex hip and knee issues. They can diagnose your condition, replace or reconstruct your joints, or repair existing replacements and reconstructions.

Sports Medicine

The OIWK Sports Medicine Center cares not only for athletes but also for anyone with an active lifestyle. This department includes physicians, athletic trainers, and physical therapists with advanced training in treating soft tissue injuries, bone fractures, and joint issues.

Joint Replacement / Reconstruction

Call the OIWK Total Joint Center if you experience painful stiffness, swelling, or any other discomfort that impacts your joints. Our medical providers have fellowship-training in complex hip and knee issues. They can diagnose your condition, replace or reconstruct your joints, or repair existing replacements and reconstructions.

Sports Medicine

The OIWK Sports Medicine Center cares not only for athletes but also for anyone with an active lifestyle. This department includes physicians, athletic trainers, and physical therapists with advanced training in treating soft tissue injuries, bone fractures, and joint issues.

Spine

The OIWK Spine Center cares for your entire spine, from your neck to your lower back. This facility frequently participates in clinical trials and has become a leader in spine research. It also offers cutting-edge technology such as minimally invasive surgery tools and motion-preserving artificial disc replacements.

Urgent Care/Walk In

The OWIK Urgent Care/Walk In facility is an affordable alternative to an emergency room. Come in for musculoskeletal injuries such as sprains and fractures. You’ll receive quick and efficient care from orthopedic specialists, and you won’t need a referral.

Spine

The OIWK Spine Center cares for your entire spine, from your neck to your lower back. This facility frequently participates in clinical trials and has become a leader in spine research. It also offers cutting-edge technology such as minimally invasive surgery tools and motion-preserving artificial disc replacements.

Urgent Care/Walk In

The OWIK Urgent Care/Walk In facility is an affordable alternative to an emergency room. Come in for musculoskeletal injuries such as sprains and fractures. You’ll receive quick and efficient care from orthopedic specialists, and you won’t need a referral.

Foot & Ankle

The feet provide the foundation for our bodies. The OIWK Foot and Ankle Center focuses on issues with the toes, heels, ankles, and feet—so you can keep this foundation strong and pain-free. Advances in medical care have made this department more effective than ever, so you might return to weight-bearing activities quickly.

Hand & Wrist

The OIWK Hand and Wrist Center treats issues in the hand, fingers, wrist, and arm. The staff members have worked together since this facility’s inception and also collaborate with the Therapy Center, which includes a certified hand therapist.

Foot & Ankle

The feet provide the foundation for our bodies. The OIWK Foot and Ankle Center focuses on issues with the toes, heels, ankles, and feet—so you can keep this foundation strong and pain-free. Advances in medical care have made this department more effective than ever, so you might return to weight-bearing activities quickly.

Hand & Wrist

The OIWK Hand and Wrist Center treats issues in the hand, fingers, wrist, and arm. The staff members have worked together since this facility’s inception and also collaborate with the Therapy Center, which includes a certified hand therapist.

General Orthopedics

This department addresses the aches, strains, and sprains that occur in everyday life. Our physicians have 17 collective decades of experience in treating these issues and can help your condition—even if you can’t locate where your pain originates.

Pain Management

Physicians at the OIWK Pain Management Center care for patients who have been experiencing consistent pain symptoms for more than three months. These symptoms can include nerve pain, shooting pain, constant burning, sharp pain, shoulder pain, and any discomfort you feel while at rest. Pain management treatment is often considered an alternative to surgery.

General Orthopedics

This department addresses the aches, strains, and sprains that occur in everyday life. Our physicians have 17 collective decades of experience in treating these issues and can help your condition—even if you can’t locate where your pain originates.

Pain Management

Physicians at the OIWK Pain Management Center care for patients who have been experiencing consistent pain symptoms for more than three months. These symptoms can include nerve pain, shooting pain, constant burning, sharp pain, shoulder pain, and any discomfort you feel while at rest. Pain management treatment is often considered an alternative to surgery.

Orthopedic Physical Therapy

The OIWK Therapy Center offers various services, from physical therapy to specialized hand therapy. Our physicians and therapists are trained to treat patients recovering from orthopedic injuries and procedures and can help you regain the skills you need to work, play, and enjoy life. The Center also includes a robust athletic training program that places physical therapists on the sidelines at school sporting events.

Hand Therapy

The Hand Therapy Department in the OIWK Therapy Center treats patients with issues affecting their hands and upper extremities (arms).  Patients begin  working with our specialist within days of injury or surgery and continue to receive orthopedic physical therapy until a return to work and/or productive lifestyle is possible.

Orthopedic Physical Therapy

The OIWK Therapy Center offers various services, from physical therapy to specialized hand therapy. Our physicians and therapists are trained to treat patients recovering from orthopedic injuries and procedures and can help you regain the skills you need to work, play, and enjoy life. The Center also includes a robust athletic training program that places physical therapists on the sidelines at school sporting events.

Hand Therapy

The Hand Therapy Department in the OIWK Therapy Center treats patients with issues affecting their hands and upper extremities (arms).  Patients begin  working with our specialist within days of injury or surgery and continue to receive orthopedic physical therapy until a return to work and/or productive lifestyle is possible.

Radiology

The OWIK radiology department has the latest imaging technology—and it’s located in our main clinic. This means you can see your physician, receive an x-ray, and hear your results in the same visit.

Orthopedic Surgery

All OIWK surgeries are performed at a state-of-the-art facility in Metropolis, Illinois. At our Surgery Center, you’ll receive quality operative treatment along with pre-operative and post-operative patient education, screenings, and discharge instructions specific to your procedure.

Radiology

The OWIK radiology department has the latest imaging technology—and it’s located in our main clinic. This means you can see your physician, receive an x-ray, and hear your results in the same visit.

Orthopedic Surgery

All OIWK surgeries are performed at a state-of-the-art facility in Metropolis, Illinois. At our Surgery Center, you’ll receive quality operative treatment along with pre-operative and post-operative patient education, screenings, and discharge instructions specific to your procedure.

Workers' Compensation

OIWK has an entire department dedicated to workers’ compensation cases. Both the physicians and staff are well-versed in relevant laws and regulations and can help navigate the process of getting treated and making a claim. We even submit necessary documentation to insurance companies.

Workers' Compensation

OIWK has an entire department dedicated to workers’ compensation cases. Both the physicians and staff are well-versed in relevant laws and regulations and can help navigate the process of getting treated and making a claim. We even submit necessary documentation to insurance companies.