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We are dedicated to treating a wide range of traumatic injuries such as:

  • Complex and Open Fractures

  • Pelvic and Acetabular Fractures

  • Sprains

  • Malunion and Nonunion Fractures

  • Dislocations

  • Sports Injuries

  • Work-Related Injuries- Workman’s Compensation

  • Motor Vehicle injuries

  • Geriatric/Fragile Fractures


Diagnosing and Treatment of Traumatic Injuries


When you come to us with a traumatic injury, we will perform a comprehensive evaluation which will include a physical exam and imaging tests such as X-rays or possible CTs or MRIs. Following the evaluation, one of our surgeons will develop a personalized treatment plan.

Trauma can occur from a high energy or low energy injury and result in enough force to cause a fracture or significant body damage. While some fractures and injuries can be treated with a splint, cast, brace, or another device that can immobilize and protect the injured area, others are more complex and may require surgery. Some of the common surgical procedures we perform are:

  • Reconstruction: The purpose of a reconstruction surgery is to correct abnormalities triggered by damage caused by a major trauma.

  • External Fixation: External fixation involves placing screws and pins into the broken bone, above and below the site of the fracture so that bone fragments can be repositioned and stabilized.

  • Open Reduction and Internal Fixation: During this treatment, a surgeon will reposition bone fragments into their normal alignment and hold them together with metal plates or screws that are attached to the outer part of the bone.

Here are some helpful articles, videos, and resources provided by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) to help manage your bone and joint health:

Contact Our Office Today

If you have recently suffered from a traumatic injury, contact Coastal Orthopedic Associates, as soon as possible. Our team uses the latest surgical and medical techniques to handle all types of traumatic injuries. We will be here to support you, listen to concerns, and help you return to your daily life with confidence.

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