St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center
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Our Services

General Orthopedic

Treatment for:

  • All varieties of congenital and acquired deformities
  • Fractures
  • Post-traumatic problems
  • Neuromuscular disorders (like lumbar disc disease)
  • Work-related injuries (including knee, shoulder, foot and ankle)

Musculoskeletal Trauma

Treatment at Saint Alphonsus' Level II Trauma Center in:

  • Complex, multi-system injuries
  • Acute trauma and post-traumatic disorders of joints and long bones of upper and lower extremities, and spine and pelvis
  • Treatment for management of:
    • Mal-unions
    • Non-unions
    • Bone deficiency
    • Neuromuscular problems
    • Neuromuscular infections
  • Clinical problems are evaluated and treated using the latest methods:
    • Laser Doppler evaluation of circulation
    • Intramedullary surgery
    • Advanced fixation methods
    • Allografting
    • Ilizarov procedures

Sports Medicine

Treatment of sports injuries experienced by professional, collegiate and recreational athletes and dancers, returns them to their optimal level of performance:

  • Arthroscopic techniques enable patients to recover completely
  • Rehabilitation or modification of athletic technique is often all that is needed

Shoulder and Elbow

Comprehensive care for the entire spectrum of shoulder and elbow disorders including:

  • Arthritic disorders
  • Degenerative disorders
  • Traumatic disorders
  • Instability disorders

Techniques include arthroscopic and open surgical reconstruction.

Joint Reconstruction

Restoration of function and motion of major joints, especially in the cases of severe arthritis, previous injury, failed surgery, congenital deformity or infection:

  • Complex reconstruction
  • Osteotomy
  • Bone grafting
  • Implants
  • Custom implants, including prostheses, available for reconstruction of knees, hips, shoulders and elbows
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Hand and Microvascular

Treatment of the hand, wrist and forearm, combining medical management, surgery and rehabilitation for:

  • Reconstruction of musculoskeletal injuries
  • Congenital abnormalities
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Paralysis
  • Expanded reconstructive techniques include:
    • Reimplantation
    • Small joint arthroplasties
    • Total wrists
    • Wrist arthroscopy
    • Microvascular free tissue transfers for bone or soft tissue lesions
    • Nerve reconstruction using grafting
    • Tendon repairs and transfers


Evaluation and treatment of problems involving:

  • Cervical, thoracic and lumbar regions
  • Traumatic instabilities
  • Conditions arising from aging, tumors, infections and various deformities
  • Diagnostic assessment may involve:
    • Sophisticated imaging
    • Stress radiography
    • Nuclear scanning
    • Provocative discography
    • Selective nerve blocks or injection techniques

A variety of internal fixation systems are available, and expertise has been developed enabling anterior, posterior or combined surgical approaches in the treatment of spinal disorders. Comprehensive spine care demands expertise in both conservation and surgically invasive techniques.

Foot and Ankle

Comprehensive care for all types of foot and ankle problems:

  • Deformities
  • Diabetes
  • Problems after injury
  • Instability
  • Arthritis
  • Treatment may include:
    • Special shoes
    • Reconstructive surgery
    • Reconstructive amputations for severe trauma and infection

A foot care clinic is available for patients under the supervision of a clinical nurse specialist. Call the Saint Alphonsus Senior Foot Clinic at 208-367-6569 for information.

Minimally Invasive Surgery

Utilizes techniques and equipment that results in smaller incisions. Procedures currently being performed:

  • Frontal approach back surgery
  • Hip
  • Knee

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Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center  |  1055 N. Curtis Road  |  Boise, Idaho 83706  |  208-367-2121

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