About Orthopaedic Associates of the Lakelands
at Self Regional Healthcare in Greenwood, South Carolina

Orthopaedic Associates of the Lakelands is one of the largest orthopedic groups in South Carolina. 

The group includes a team of board-certified and fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeons who specialize in the treatment of sports medicine problems; knee pain; hip pain; shoulder pain; arm pain; elbow pain; pain in the wrist and hand (carpal tunnel); and all foot and ankle pain problems. The group provides joint replacement to those coming to the orthopedic center from South Carolina and Georgia. 

For patients who suffer from extreme arthritis and painful joints that restrict movement, the orthopedic surgeons perform hip replacement, knee replacement and shoulder replacement to help patients back to full activity and their favorite sport.

The orthopedic surgeons collaborate closely with a patient’s primary care physician, especially after any surgical procedure.

  • Trauma Management
  • Sports Medicine
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Arm & Hand Surgery
  • Total Joint Replacement
  • Foot & Ankle Reconstruction

The “Lakelands Region” refers to the region around Greenwood, South Carolina located near Lake Greenwood, SC. The region includes about 7 surrounding counties across the western region of South Carolina.

Orthopaedic Associates of the Lakelands has a main office in a freestanding clinic building in Greenwood, SC, and operates satellites office in Abberville, Saluda, Edgefield, Laurens and McCormick, SC located just north of Augusta, GA and Athens, SC.

Within this educational web site, there are home remedies for knee pain, home remedies for hip pain, home remedies for shoulder pain and other foot/ankle and arm/hand problems.

This site has a knee pain symptom chart that shows what may be causing knee pain and when to see a physician.

Visitors to this web site can also download a Joint Pain Handbook. The handbook outlines what causes joint pain symptoms, provide non-surgical treatment options that can be explored, and when joint replacement might be considered.

The best way to determine what is causing knee pain, hip pain or other joint problems is to visit with one of our orthopedic specialists. Your visit may include X-ray or MRI diagnostics of the joint.

The good news is that artificial hip, knee and shoulder technology has progressed greatly to help most people to return to an active life.

Orthopaedic Associates of the Lakelands is an orthopedic group that provides sports medicine and orthopedic care for residents of a 7-county area known as “The Lakelands” in the northwest area of South Carolina around Greenwood, SC stretching east to Lake Greenwood. The Lakelands Orthopedic group serves the cities of Greenville, Piedmont, Abbevile, Anderson and Spartanburg, South Carolina. Other patients come from Columbia, SC. The team of orthopedic surgeons is proficient in all joint replacement surgery, and includes hip replacement surgeons, knee replacement surgeons and shoulder replacement surgeons. The hip joint specialists can provide nonsurgical treatment options for relief of hip pain, and if necessary hip replacement surgery using the advanced Mako Robotic System that spares bone during hip joint surgery. The orthopedic surgeons provide knee replacement surgery, hip replacement surgery and shoulder replacement surgery, including "reverse shoulder replacement surgery”. For hip replacement surgery, the orthopedic surgeons can provide minimally invasive hip replacement to shorten the recovery time and speed return to activity after hip replacement surgery. The orthopedic surgeons who specialize in upper extremity problems address hand pain symptoms (including carpal tunnel syndrome and carpal tunnel surgery); elbow pain symptoms (including tennis elbow and golfers elbow); and shoulder pain symptoms, including rotator cuff injury. The orthopedic surgeons who specialize in lower extremity problems can provide nonsurgical treatment options, along with surgery that relieves foot and ankle joint pain and knee pain. Minimally invasive knee surgery can include arthroscopic surgery to treat ligament stain and meniscus tears. The physical therapy team at Orthopaedic Associates of the Lakelands provides home remedies for knee pain, hip pain, shoulder pain, arm pain, hand pain and foot pain, along with post-surgery therapy to strengthen joints after surgery. If you’ve been diagnosed with hip, knee or shoulder problems, the orthopedic surgeons at Lakelands Orthopedics can provide a second opinion for knee pain, hip pain or shoulder pain symptoms.

Orthopaedic Associates of the Lakelands is based in Greenwood on the western site of South Carolina near Augusta, Georgia. Patients come to the orthopedic and sports medicine center from across the South Carolina and Augusta region for the following issues:

  • second opinion for knee pain
  • second opinion for knee surgery
  • second opinion for hip pain
  • second opinion for hip surgery
  • second opinion for foot surgery
  • second opinion for shoulder surgery
  • hip replacement surgery & mini hip replacement surgery
  • knee replacement surgery
  • Shoulder replacement surgery
  • Reverse shoulder replacement
  • Carpal tunnel surgery
  • Bunion surgery

Orthopaedic Associates of the Lakelands includes board-certified and fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeons. The South Carolina orthopedic group includes surgeons who specialize in hip replacement, knee replacement and shoulder replacement surgery. Through this educational web site you can learn:

  • Home remedies for hip pain
  • Home remedies for shoulder pain
  • Home remedies for knee pain
  • nonsurgical treatment options for hip pain
  • nonsurgical treatment options for shoulder pain
  • nonsurgical treatment options for knee pain
  • nonsurgical treatment options for foot pain
  • carpal tunnel syndrome and wrist pain symptoms
  • Sports medicine and injured athletes
  • what causes hand and wrist problems
  • when to consider joint replacement
  • when to see a doctor for joint pain
  • treatment options for tennis elbow
  • treatment options for ACL tears
  • work-related on-the-job injury and fractures

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