Northside is recognized for its comprehensive orthopedic surgery program. Leading experts in knee surgery use image guided technology to perform procedures including shoulder arthroscopy, spine and major joint replacement procedures (for shoulder, hip, knee and ankle), specialized hand treatment and foot and ankle procedures
Northside Hospital was the first hospital in Georgia to acquire the O-arm® Imaging System, which allows surgeons to take real time, 3-D images of the patient during spine surgery to operate more precisely and without having to move the patient. Image-guided technology for total joint replacements provides surgeons with a 3-D view of the joint and precise data to help them more accurately align implants during replacement procedures, regardless of the size of the incision.
The MAKOplasty procedure at Northside Hospital-Forsyth has helped to improve the surgical outcomes of patients requiring hip and partial knee replacements. Through 3D models, motion capture and real-time virtual views of the patient’s anatomy, doctors are able to provide more accurate fittings and ensure that post-procedure pain is reduced significantly for patients. The technology allows surgeons to fine-tune the implant’s positioning and shape, making the most accurate joint replacements available and increasing patients’ mobility faster than ever before.
Computer-assisted surgery provides surgeons with more precise total hip and knee arthroplasty. The advanced technology automatically calculates the optimal size and positioning for the implant and enables surgeons to intra-operatively verify leg length, implant positioning and patient range of motion, ensuring that patients will have more natural feeling movement post-operatively and potentially increasing the lifespan of the implant.
Orthopedic surgeons at Northside use TruMatch™ technology to offer customized knee replacement solutions for patients. A CT scan is used to create a 3-D model of your knee, from which personalized guides are created to help your surgeon achieve consistency in the placement and positioning of your knee implant. Patients benefit from improved stability and overall performance of the implant, as well as reduced risk for revision surgery following knee replacement.
Our comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach for acute and chronic
spinal conditions offers many treatment options. We treat conditions
ranging from minor strains to severe nerve pressure or injury, combining
the expertise of many Atlanta spine specialists including orthopedic
surgeons, neurosurgeons, fellowship-trained anesthesia pain physicians,
neuroradiologists and physical therapists, to provide superlative
treatment and follow-up care.
Surgical techniques include:
Northside Hospital offers a non-invasive alternative to the surgical treatment of tennis elbow and chronic heel pain. The procedure, called orthotripsy, uses a shock wave generator that delivers shock waves through the affected area, much like devices used to treat kidney stones. This technology causes healing in the soft tissues by sending pulses of pressure waves though the skin. No electricity is sent into the body.
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Atlanta: (404) 459-1200
Atlanta: (404) 851-8956
Meridian Mark: (404) 459-1780
Alpharetta: (770) 667-4060
Forsyth: (770) 844-3285
John’s Creek: (678) 512-6658
Hospital – Atlanta
1000 Johnson Ferry Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30342
Phone: (404) 851-8000
Northside Hospital –
201 Hospital Road
Canton, GA 30114
Phone: (770) 720-5100
Hospital – Forsyth
1200 Northside Forsyth Drive
Cumming, GA 30041
Phone: (770) 844-3200