When other treatment options no longer provide relief, joint replacement may be recommended – not only to relieve pain but also to prevent the disability it can cause. The surgical joint replacement procedure involves replacing a part of or the entire damaged joint with prosthesis to create a healthy joint.
Today’s athlete can be a little league baseball player, a working mother interested in staying fit, or a senior citizen who golfs. From torn ligaments, to sprains and strains, PSO surgeons have extensive experience in treating all kinds of conditions caused by sports related injuries.
Properly functioning bones, joints, and muscles of the shoulder, elbow, wrist, hand and fingers are critical to performing nearly all activities of daily living. Injuries of the upper extremity can be extremely debilitating.
Lower extremity injuries of the hip, leg, knee, ankle and foot can be very limiting, decreasing a patient’s ability to get around. PSO surgeons’ have performed many lower extremity procedures treating conditions that are typically caused by arthritis, sprains, strains, and fractures.
Puget Sound Orthopaedics proudly offers diagnosis and treatment for a wide range of cervical and lumbar spinal conditions. Surgical and non-surgical options are available for treating the painful spinal injuries that can be caused by aging, trauma, and structural irregularities.
Treatment of foot conditions can be a complex process due to the large number of bones, joints and ligaments in the foot. PSO’s foot and ankle surgeons use the most advanced surgical and non-surgical treatments including braces, orthotics and minimally invasive surgery to help patients get back on their feet.
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We are dedicated to providing comprehensive orthopaedic care in a compassionate and caring environment.
“I was pleasantly pleased with the whole experience, and am happy with the results. I would definitely recommend this office to anyone looking for an orthopedic doctor.”
Diana B. , Puget Sound Orthopaedics
“I have always gotten great care at Puget Sound Orthopaedics. The doctors I’ve experienced have been medically knowledgeable, willing to share information, are compassionate and caring about me as a patient not just a surgical prospect.”
Barbara S. , Puget Sound Orthopaedics
“Overall, I have been very satisfied with my care, and promptness of all my appointments, prior to, and after my surgery.”
Diane T. , Puget Sound Orthopaedics
“Excellent care provided by entire team. Everyone was friendly, caring, and professional. This practice was highly referred by friends and rehab staff – and I can see why. I have the utmost confidence in this team and I have highly recommended them to everyone I talk to.”
Elaine P., Puget Sound Orthopaedics
“I would highly rate this staff at this office and look forward to having them take care of me as needed in the future.”
April Puratich on the right. “Teamwork, compassion and loyalty to patient care.” This is how April Puratich, Medical Assistant to Dr. John Blair describes Puget Sound Orthopaedics. Little does April know… that’s how [...]