In addition to the most commonly thought of procedures in orthopaedic
medicine, such as knee and hip replacements, Dr. Kyle also performs a
wide variety of surgeries involving the body’s musculoskeletal system.
These areas include bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles, and
Fusion – fusing bones together so that it may heal into one solid
Osteotomy – surgery used to correct bone deformities by repositioning
Soft tissue repair – the repairing of soft tissue, like a torn tendon
Internal fixation – this procedure holds the broken pieces of bone
together with metal plates, pins, or screws, giving that bone time to
For some, Dr. Kyle can alleviate a patient’s pain without the need for
orthopaedic surgery. In these cases, he is able to use non-invasive
procedures to decrease pain and increase a patient’s quality of life.
Lifestyle modifications – You may be able to adjust your daily routine
that could greatly reduce your discomfort.
Injections – In some cases, Dr. Kyle can inject medication directly
into the affected area to alleviate the pain and reduce inflammation.
Pain medications – Sometimes patients are able to use over-the-counter
medications to reduce pain or may be prescribed a form of pain
medication to lessen discomfort.
Physical and Occupational Therapy – Rehabilitative medicine is an
amazing way to stretch and strengthen your muscles and tissue around
the affected area. It can alleviate pain, and also increases
flexibility and range of motion.