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Orthopedic care

Orthopedists are doctors who take care of the entire musculoskeletal system. They diagnose and treat conditions such sprains, strains, broken bones, arthritis and osteoporosis. Some of the treatments they offer include recommending lifestyle changes, applying casts and performing surgeries, such as ligament repairs or total joint replacements.

Orthopedic care in Okeechobee, Florida

From diagnostic imaging to custom treatment plans, we will walk alongside you and help you return to an active, pain-free life.

When you experience joint pain or an orthopedic injury, you can count on our board-certified orthopedic specialists to provide personalized care. At HCA Florida Raulerson Hospital, we use advanced technology and minimally invasive procedures to treat conditions involving the bones and joints.

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Orthopedic conditions we treat

Orthopedic conditions we treat include: 

  • Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries
  • Bone and joint fractures
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Degenerative bone disease
  • Foot and ankle injuries
  • Sports-related injuries
  • Work-related injuries

Orthopedic services we offer

We offer a wide range of orthopedic services, ensuring you receive the type of care that is right for you.

Orthopedic diagnostics

The first step in effectively treating your orthopedic condition is getting an accurate diagnosis. Our orthopedic doctors work with our imaging team to determine what is causing your symptoms.

Orthopedic treatments

We offer a full spectrum of orthopedic treatments, including minimally invasive procedures, which offer shorter recovery times.

  • Arthroscopic joint repair
  • Closed or open reduction of fractures
  • Joint replacement surgery for the ankle, hip, knee and shoulder
  • Release of carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Pediatric arm and wrist fracture repair
  • Physical therapy and rehabilitation
Custom knee replacement

We offer knee replacements customized for your knee. Our orthopedic surgeons use advanced technology which converts a CT scan of your knee to a 3D model. That model is used to design a knee implant for your unique anatomy. These implants follow the shape and contour of your knee to maintain your natural joint lines and increase stability.

Orthopedic rehabilitation

Through orthopedic rehabilitation, we help you regain strength and restore mobility after an orthopedic surgery or injury. Our hospital provides inpatient and outpatient physical therapy and rehabilitation services from therapists highly trained to rehabilitate patients with orthopedic conditions. They work with you to develop a rehabilitative care plan, which is tailored to your unique needs, to help you heal as quickly and safely as possible.

Dr. Benjamin Epstein Discusses Hip Surgery Recovery Time

Dr. Epstein, an Orthopedic Surgeon at Raulerson Hospital, explains the factors that determine recovery times for hip replacement surgery.


 April 1 - April 30, 2024
 6:00 - 11:59pm
 HCA Florida Oak Hill Hospital - Online Class
Learn what to expect before and after your scheduled surgery and how to prepare for the best recovery. If you have any questions about this class, please call our Ortho and Spine Unit at 352-597-6000....

 April 1 - April 30, 2024
 6:00 - 11:59pm
 HCA Florida Oak Hill Hospital - Online Class
Learn what to expect before and after your scheduled surgery and how to prepare for the best recovery. If you have any questions about this class, please call our Ortho and Spine Unit at 352-597-6000....

Preparing For Orthopedic Surgery 
 April 23, 2024
 10:00 - 11:00am
 HCA Florida Blake Hospital
This class is for patients scheduled to have orthopedic surgery at HCA Florida Blake Hospital and their caregivers. Choosing to undergo joint replacement surgery is an important decision. We want to prepare you for this journey and inform you on...

 April 23, 2024
 10:00 - 11:00am
 HCA Florida Pasadena Hospital
The class is for patients scheduled to have orthopedic surgery at HCA Florida Pasadena Hospital.Choosing to undergo Joint Replacement Surgery is an important decision.Our team wants to prepare you for this journey on what to expect before, during...

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Our Orthopedic care Locations

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Raulerson Hospital
1796 US Highway 441 N
Okeechobee, FL 34972
 (863) 763 - 2151

Currently Viewing:

Raulerson Hospital
1796 US Highway 441 N
Okeechobee, FL 34972
 (863) 763 - 2151
Lawnwood Hospital
1700 S 23rd St
Fort Pierce, FL 34950
 (772) 461 - 4000

32.0 miles

St. Lucie Hospital
1800 SE Tiffany Ave
Port St Lucie, FL 34952
 (772) 335 - 4000

32.9 miles