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Bone and joint problems don’t discriminate – they can happen to anyone, at any age. Fortunately, Detroit Medical Center physicians and staff are dedicated to relieving your pain and getting you back to your favorite activities. It’s part of our goal to help patients experience and enjoy their lives to the fullest. Preventive care, health education and leading-edge technology, combined with vast expertise, enables DMC to deliver the most advanced care for every musculoskeletal condition.

See a DMC Expert… 

  • if you have severe, unexplained joint pain, frequently with other symptoms
  • if you have numbness, constant pain, or pain that comes and goes
  • if you have previously had a joint replacement and are still experiencing difficulty
  • if you have received diagnosis but you want a second opinion

Learn more about the orthopedics and sports medicine programs at Harper University, Detroit Receiving Hospital, Sinai-Grace HospitalHuron Valley-Sinai Hospital, and Children's Hospital of Michigan.

Why Choose DMC for Orthopedics?

The following are just a few reasons for choosing DMC for orthopedic treatment:

  • DMC has more than 40 operative and non-operative orthopedic and sports medicine physicians on staff who have performed thousands of joint replacement and orthopedic procedures.
  • DMC hospitals have a total of four robots and have performed more robotic-arm-assisted hip and knee joint replacements than any other hospital system in Michigan.
  • Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital was one of the first in Southeastern Michigan to offer Mako, a minimally invasive surgery for knee and hip replacement procedures.
  • DMC Orthopedics exceeds national averages for joint replacement quality and safety indicators.

To treat you better, DMC voluntarily participates in clinical trials and other initiatives to improve your success as a patient through knowledge, quality, and safety.

Featured Orthopedic Services

A Comprehensive Team Offering and Supporting Unique Treatments

We have a comprehensive team that can help you through the full continuum of your care. Our team consists of:

  • Operative and non-operative joint specialists
  • A spine specialty team
  • Trauma specialists
  • Physician assistants
  • Nurse practitioners
  • Physical therapists

Just a few unique treatments that DMC Orthopedics offers include:

  • Joint replacement
  • Joint restoration
  • Treatment related to trauma
  • Joint resurfacing

Advanced Care With a Personal Touch

Our Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital location offers an orthopedics Patient Care Navigator that guides patients throughout the entire orthopedic care process. The Patient Care Navigator:

  • Provides patient education.
  • Assists with setting up physician appointments.
  • Coordinates hospital stays.
  • Schedules physical therapy.

Mako Robotic-Arm Assisted Surgery — Advanced Technology for Orthopedic Procedures

The Mako System is a Detroit Medical Center robotic-arm-assisted, partial or total knee replacement procedure designed to relieve the pain caused by joint degeneration due to osteoarthritis (OA). By selectively targeting the part of your knee damaged by OA, your DMC orthopedic surgeon can replace part or all of your knee while sparing the healthy bone and ligaments that surround it. The first Mako robotic-arm assisted joint replacement was done in December 2012. Since then, DMC orthopedic surgeons have performed more Mako hip and knee joint replacements than any other hospital in Michigan. Get more information.

Sports Medicine: Pro-Level Care Not Just for Pros

DMC is proud to be the official Healthcare Services Provider of the Detroit Tigers, Detroit Red Wings, Detroit Grand Prix and United Shore Professional Baseball League. Our Sports Medicine physicians are dedicated to bringing local Collegiate, School-Aged, Club Sport athletes and Weekend Warriors the same expert care they provide to our local and visiting professional athletes.

We also offer highly trained therapists and trainers who are able to treat current injuries and work with you to prevent new injuries—so you can stay on the field and out of the hospital. Check out our DMC Sports Medicine section to learn more about sports specific programs for coaches, individuals and teams.

Hip Quiz

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Knee Quiz

Quantify how knee pain is affecting your quality of life with our assessment.

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