These services include:
- Fractures, sprains and joint pain
- Rotator cuff strains and tears
- Carpal tunnel syndrome
- Knee ligament and cartilage injuries; ACL tears
- Osteoarthritis (OA)
Morton’s board-certified specialists are well-trained and experienced in total and partial joint replacement surgery, using the latest in advanced orthopedic care. On-site MRI and CT scanning imaging services assist in diagnosis and treatment, and surgical procedures are conveniently done right at the hospital.
The sports medicine team at Morton Hospital specializes in preventing, diagnosing, and treating injuries related to physical activity and sports at all levels. Morton’s fellowship-trained orthopedic sports surgeon is dedicated to helping patients return to the activities they enjoy with minimal pain and discomfort – whether through physical therapy, rehabilitation, or surgical intervention.
Areas of specialty include:
- Minimally invasive hip, knee and shoulder surgery, including hip arthroscopy ("hip scopes")
- Advanced sports surgery, including cartilage-saving procedures and ligament injuries and repairs
- Shoulder injuries, including rotator cuff repairs
- Acute injuries, such as ankle sprains, muscle strains, knee and shoulder injuries and fractures
Morton’s sports medicine surgeon also works as the team physician for Taunton High School and Coyle Cassidy High School in Taunton, providing medical coverage for the schools’ athletes throughout the season. In addition, he is the team physician for Boston College Athletics and the U.S. National Hospital Team - Under 18.
MAKOplasty® Partial Knee Resurfacing and Total Hip Replacement
An alternative to traditional knee and hip replacement surgery, MAKOplasty is an innovative robotic-assisted surgery changing the way surgeons help patients with early- to mid-stage osteoarthritis restore range of motion, reduce or eliminate joint pain, and return quickly to their daily lives.