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Tools of the Trade

brace2Fracture Braces

We carry fracture braces! Fracture braces are light weight, reformable, washable, waterproof, removable braces that can be used to treat stable fractures instead of a cast or splint. This new product allows us to stabilize the fracture site without the use of a splint or cast.

“We are excited to be able to offer this product to our active patient population that does not want to be slowed down by a cast or splint. With a fracture brace you can swim or work in the garden without the worry of ruining your cast or splint,”
says Phil Burr, PA-C.


The fracture braces can be molded to the individual patient’s anatomy and this fit can be adjusted over time as swelling decreases. This is another example of how the Orthopedic Institute at Southwest Health is providing evidence based advanced medical technology locally.



Medications: What Every Patient Should Know (a Guide to Safe and Proper Usage)

As the patient, you play a very important role in your medication therapy. As your health care providers, we want to ensure that all of our patients are provided with the proper information to use medications safely and effectively[read more]

Be Prepared

Here’s a checklist of what to bring to the hospital and how to prepare your home for your return from the hospital…[read more]

Before Surgery

Preparing yourself for surgery is more than just mental preparations. Find out about other aspects of daily life to consider prior to your upcoming surgery…[read more]

After Surgery

To find out more about what to expect after surgery click here.