Orthopedic Care for Musculoskeletal Injury
At UVA, five of our specialties were honored as “High Performing” by U.S. News & World Report. Our orthopedic services are ranked among the top 10 percent in the nation.
Orthopedic surgeons treat everything from ligament injury and joint pain to tennis elbow and spine issues. Whether sports-related or due to chronic arthritis, musculoskeletal injuries can cause long-lasting pain that prevents you from all kinds of activities.
Let us help you develop a healthy lifestyle to protect your bones, joints and muscles from disease or injury.
UVA Orthopedics in the News
UVA Orthopedics in Top 100
Becker’s Hospital Review has named UVA as a national leader in orthopedics, due to the unique and comprehensive nature of the services we offer.
Read more about why UVA made the 100 great orthopedic programs list.
Run With the Right Shoe
Ever wonder if you're using the right running shoe?
Which shoe you choose does matter. You'll need to consider:
- Your arch
- Your stride
- The type and location of your activity
- How much you run
Knee Pain: When Surgery Helps
Sports Medicine: On and Off the Field
A Torn ACL
Our sports medicine clinic sees a lot of people with torn ACLs. Most are not athletes, and the majority are women. Since this injury doesn't heal itself, we offer ACL reconstruction to get you active again.
Play it Safe
Do your kids play sports? This infographic on what you can do to prevent injuries that can hurt your child's growth.
On the Sidelines
Spinal damage, concussion, joint trauma: High school football can be dangerous. Which is why UVA residents get trained to evaluate and treat sports-specific injuries at area games.