Orthopedic Surgery at Fort Walton Beach Medical Center offers comprehensive treatments for a variety of muscular, bone, and joint problems which include fractures, sport injuries, bone and joint disease, and other similar structures such as ligaments, muscles, nerves and tendons.
Our orthopedic surgeons and medical staff provide the most innovative technologies available for orthopedic treatment and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal injuries and diseases. Our surgeons are also skilled in a wide range of minimally invasive procedures which allow patients to experience a faster recovery.
Our inpatient program provides 24-hour medical and nursing management that utilizes a comprehensive multidisciplinary approach to help patients return to their maximum performance as quickly as possible.
We also offer a Joint Replacement Class for anyone having joint replacement surgery. Download our Total Joint Replacement Guide . It is designed to acquaint you with Fort Walton Beach Medical Center and the clinical progression planned as you prepare for your joint replacement surgery. We hope this information guide will assist you in preparation for admission and throughout your hospital stay. To attend the class, please contact your surgeon to schedule your joint replacement class at Fort Walton Beach Medical Center.
Highest Standard of Care
The goals of joint replacement surgery are to relieve pain and to resume normal activities. But what’s the right joint replacement program for you? Major consideration should be given to programs recognized by The Joint Commission.
The Joint Commission awards certification to programs that are committed to a higher standard of service. Choosing a joint replacement program that has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® ensures compliance in three specific areas, including:
- Compliance with consensus-based national standards
- Effective and consistent use of appropriate, evidence based clinical practice guidelines for the hip, knee or shoulder replacement
- Collection and analysis of a minimum of four performance measures specific to the hip, knee or shoulder replacement patient population
Having earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval®, Fort Walton Beach Medical Center has demonstrated a higher commitment to service and an assurance of quality awarded for a standard of practice followed by the physicians, nurses and physical therapists who dedicate themselves to the care of patients receiving joint replacement surgery.
- Sports medicine
- Rotator Cuff Injury
- Tendon Release
- Hand surgery
- Total knee replacement surgery
- Partial knee replacement
- Total hip replacement surgery
- Knee revision
- Anterior Approach Hip Replacement
- Arthroscopic knee surgery
- Hip fracture repair
- Shoulder arthroscopy
- Shoulder replacements
- Avascular Necrosis
Physical Therapy Services
Physical Therapy Services at Fort Walton Beach Medical Center plays a primary role in the recovery process for orthopedic patients. Learn more about our inpatient therapy services.
Physical therapy services can be continued on an outpatient basis once the patient is able to return home.
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For more information about Orthopedic Surgery at Fort Walton Beach Medical Center, please call Consult-A-Nurse® at (850) 864-0213.