MCMH Orthopedic Center for Surgery, Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine

The Montgomery County Memorial Hospital Orthopedic Center provides high-quality, comprehensive orthopedic care to patients of all ages in Montgomery County, Iowa. Whether you need surgery, rehabilitation, or sports medicine, our team of experts are ready and prepared to help you with your orthopedic needs. At MCMH + Clinics Orthopedic Center, we are committed to improving your health with dignity, compassion, and respect for every person every time.

Orthopedic Center Services

At MCMH + Clinics Orthopedic Center, we offer a full range of orthopedic services to help you with your bone and joint problems. We work with you from the initial diagnosis to the final recovery, providing personalized care and support along the way. Some of the common reasons patients may seek orthopedic care at different ages include sciatica, hip pain, repetitive strain injury, broken bones, compression fractures, stress fractures, dislocations, muscle injury, and tendon tears or ruptures.

Some of our specific specialties include:

  • Neck & Spine
  • Shoulder & Elbow
  • Hand & Wrist
  • Hip & Knee
  • Foot & Ankle
  • Sports Medicine
  • Total Joint Replacement

No matter what your orthopedic condition or injury is, we have the expertise and experience to help you heal and restore your function. We use advanced techniques and technologies to provide you with the best possible outcomes.

Orthopedic Physical Therapy

Orthopedic physical therapy is a type of rehabilitation that helps patients with issues affecting their bones, muscles, joints and other parts of their musculoskeletal system. Orthopedic physical therapy can help people of all ages and with various conditions, including arthritis, bursitis, cancer, frozen shoulder, knee instability, joint pain, lower back pain, sciatica, scoliosis, and more.

Our orthopedic physical therapists use different types of treatments to help their patients recover from injuries or surgeries, reduce pain, improve range of motion, restore function, and prevent further damage. Some common types of orthopedic physical therapy include:

Strengthening Exercises

Orthopedic strengthening exercises may include weight training and other exercises that improve the strength of the muscles and joints.

Range-of-Motion Exercises

Range-of-motion exercises involve include stretching and bending movements to improve the flexibility and mobility of the joints.


Massage is a helpful tool to reduce inflammation and pain to ultimately help relax the muscles and improve blood circulation.

Electrical Stimulation

Electrical stimulation may help to reduce pain, muscle spasms, swelling, and inflammation by using electrical currents to stimulate the nerves and muscles.

Soft-Tissue Manipulation

Soft-tissue manipulation may help to break up scar tissue, improve blood flow, and promote healing by applying pressure or friction to the muscles, tendons, ligaments, and fascia.

Corticosteroid Injections

Corticosteroid injections may help to reduce pain and inflammation in cases of severe or chronic conditions by injecting anti-inflammatory drugs into the affected area.

Assistive Devices

Assistive devices, like braces, crutches, splints, or walkers may help to improve stability, alignment, and function and help to support or protect the injured or affected area.

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Orthopedic Sports Medicine Services

Orthopedic sports medicine is a branch of medicine that pertains to the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of injuries and conditions related to sports and physical activity. Our orthopedic specialists in southwest Iowa have additional training and experience in treating athletes and active people of all ages and levels.

Orthopedic sports medicine services can benefit anyone who is involved in sports or physical activities that may cause or aggravate musculoskeletal injuries or conditions. Some common reasons that people may need orthopedic sports medicine services are acute injuries, overuse injuries, chronic conditions, and preventative care. Our orthopedic sports medicine services include:

Surgical and Nonsurgical Treatments
We provide surgical and nonsurgical treatments for various musculoskeletal injuries, such as fractures, sprains, strains, dislocations, ligament tears, cartilage damage, and tendonitis. Some common orthopedic sports medicine surgical procedures include arthroscopy, ligament reconstruction, meniscus repair, rotator cuff repair, and joint replacement.
 Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy
Our Orthopedic Center provides rehabilitation and physical therapy to help patients recover from injuries or surgeries, restore function and mobility, reduce pain and inflammation, and prevent complications or recurrence. Rehabilitation and orthopedic physical therapy may include exercises, massage, electrical stimulation, ultrasound, ice or heat therapy, bracing or taping, and education.

Orthopedic Surgery

Orthopedic surgery is a branch of medicine that treats issues of the bones, joints, and other parts of the musculoskeletal system. You may need orthopedic surgery for various reasons, including to fix a fracture, replace a joint, remove a tumor, or correct a deformity. Our orthopedic surgeons are board-certified and use advanced techniques and technologies to perform various types of orthopedic procedures right here at the MCMH Surgery Center.

Our orthopedic surgery team works closely with our rehabilitation specialists and physical therapists to provide you with a complete circle of care before, during, and after your surgery. Before your surgery, you will have a consultation with your orthopedic surgeon to discuss your condition, treatment options, and the preparation and recovery process. You will also undergo some tests and exams to evaluate your health and fitness for the surgery. Depending on the type of surgery and your condition, you may be able to go home on the same day or stay in the hospital for one or more nights.

Our Skilled Care Program

At MCMH + Clinics Orthopedic Center, we are proud to offer a swing bed program for our orthopedic surgery patients who need more time to heal and regain their function. Our Skilled Care Program allows you to recover in a safe and secure environment, close to home, with access to skilled nurses, physicians, and health care specialists 24 hours a day. You will also receive personalized rehabilitation services from our physical medicine and rehabilitation specialists and physical therapists. Our swing bed program will help you achieve your goals and prepare you for a successful discharge home or to another level of care. Coordinated team services are provided to help address nutrition, pain and medical management while your strength and function improves enough to return home. Learn more about our Skilled Care Program by calling 712.623.7140 today!




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We Partner with Miller Orthopedic Specialists to Provide Premier Orthopedic Care

We are proud to partner with Miller Orthopedic Specialists, one of the premier orthopedic practices in the Midwest, to provide you with the highest quality of orthopedic care possible. For rehabilitation, recovery and surgery needs, our orthopedic team has the experience and expertise to help you with your bone and joint problems. Our orthopedic specialists are part of the MCMH family and work closely with our physicians, nurses, and therapists to provide continuity of care throughout your treatment.

We know that traveling for orthopedic care can be inconvenient and costly. That’s why we offer our orthopedic services close to home in Red Oak, so you don’t have to go far to get the care you need. You can have clinic office visits, orthopedic surgery, and physical therapy at the Orthopedic Center at MCMH + Clinics that is equipped with advanced technology. You can also benefit from our Skilled Care / Swing Bed Program, which allows you to recover in a comfortable and secure environment at our hospital, with access to skilled nurses, physicians, and health care specialists.

We are grateful for our partnership with Miller Orthopedic Specialists, who share our vision and mission of being the proven regional leader in improving health. Together, we can help you achieve your goals and enjoy a better quality of life.

Looking for an Orthopedic Specialist in Iowa? Call the MCMH Orthopedic Center Today!

If you have a problem with your bones, joints, muscles, or other parts of your musculoskeletal system, you deserve the best care possible. Don’t wait any longer - contact us today to schedule an appointment with one of our orthopedic specialists. We are here to help you heal and restore your function and mobility. As the proven regional leader in improving health, MCMH + Clinics can help you achieve your goals and enjoy a better quality of life.

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