Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine
For exceptional orthopaedic care in a community setting, you don’t have to look far. Palos Health combines clinical excellence with a compassionate, patient-centered approach focused on getting you back in motion quickly, safely and seamlessly. Choose Palos Hospital in Palos Heights, IL, to gain access to one of the most comprehensive orthopaedic programs in the Chicago area.
Musculoskeletal Care at Palos
You’ll find an array of orthopaedic services at Palos. Start by meeting with an affiliated orthopaedic surgeon,* who’ll review your medical history, physically examine you and discuss your goals. Together, you’ll develop a personalized care plan that may include:
Expert Orthopaedic Surgery
If surgery is your best treatment option, you’ll benefit from some of the top orthopaedic surgeons in the Chicago area, including physicians who educate other doctors about the latest techniques. Many Palos-affiliated physicians are board certified or eligible for board certification in orthopaedic medicine, meaning they’re trained in the most advanced methods of caring for your condition.
Help ensure a good outcome of your procedure by taking advantage of our pre- and postsurgical services.
*The physicians mentioned or listed on this website, while having admitting privileges, are not employees or agents of Palos Health, unless stated otherwise.
Preparing for Surgery
You will receive a call from our orthopaedic patient navigator, who will share what you can expect before, during and after your operation. The navigator will help coordinate your hospital care, inform you about post-surgical rehabilitation options, and facilitate physical therapy after your surgery.
You’ll also want to explore patient and visitor information to:
- Discover options for financial assistance
- Find parking and entrances at Palos Hospital
- See pictures of spacious patient rooms
- Learn about hospital amenities
Recovering After Surgery
If you need to remain in the hospital overnight following your procedure, you'll stay on a dedicated orthopaedic floor.
After joint replacement surgery, Orthopaedic Rapid Start RehabTM offered through Palos Home Health provides physical therapy to help you regain function. If you had a different orthopaedic surgery, talk to your physician about whether the program may benefit you.
Ask about receiving our Home Health services, which help make it as safe and easy as possible for you to continue recovering at home. Find assistance from nurses, dietitians, physical therapists, social workers and behavioral health professionals. Team members are available to residents of Cook, Will, Kendall and DuPage counties 24/7, so you can receive care when you need it most.
As your recovery progresses, outpatient Physical Therapy services are available at the hospital.