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Bone & Joint Center

Welcome to The Iowa Clinic Bone & Joint Center. Our mission is to connect you with the right specialist based on your individual health needs. We provide specialized care for all ages.

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Your bone, joint and muscular health is our top priority.

When you choose The Iowa Clinic, you receive coordinated care from a team of bone and joint professionals who treat acute injuries, various types of pain and musculoskeletal conditions. Our top priorities include improving mobility and helping you find relief.

We moved to the third floor at our West Des Moines clinic!

The following departments moved to our NEW Bone & Joint Center on the third floor in West Des Moines:

Bone & Joint Center Specialties

Bone and joint injuries and disorders affect many different parts of the body, including your wrists, shoulders, spine, hips, knees, ankles and finger joints, and even your muscles. No matter your condition, the sooner you see a physician the better your chances are to avoid long-term pain. Our specialists diagnose and treat acute, chronic and musculoskeletal pain.

Back Pain Clinic

Find relief faster for your back or neck pain. Our back pain specialists will pinpoint the source of your pain and explain treatment options. No referral needed.

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Foot & Ankle Surgery

Your feet and ankles are complex structures that merit a specialized doctor. Our team of skilled foot and ankle surgeons has decades of experience treating all types of conditions.

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Neurological & Spinal Surgery

The Iowa Clinic’s board-certified surgeons provide best-in-state coordinated care for patients experiencing the full range of neurological and spinal conditions.

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Whether you’ve torn a muscle, broken a bone or need a joint replacement, our fellowship-trained orthopaedic team is ready to help restore your range of motion.

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Pain Management

Whether you suffer from temporary or chronic pain due to illness or injury, our pain management team will help you find the best treatment plan to find relief.

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Physical Therapy

From lower back pain to muscle weakness or post-surgery recovery, our physical therapists work with you to create an individual recovery plan that supports your rehabilitation.

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Specialized care for all your bone and joint needs.

Expert Care Anywhere in Des Moines

Whether you are experiencing symptoms such as joint pain and swelling or stiffness and inflammation, our expert physicians can help.

Available on Your Time

You shouldn’t have to wait for relief from bone and joint pain. Same-day, next-day or virtual appointment options provide flexibility.

Connected & Coordinated

Our bone and joint specialists and orthopaedic surgeons work across departments to provide coordinated care for all age groups.

Common Bone & Joint Conditions We Treat

What conditions do The Iowa Clinic Bone & Joint Center specialists treat? Keep reading for examples. If a condition impacts mobility or results in joint pain, chances are we can help.

Joint Pain

Common Orthopaedic Disorders

Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis and a leading cause of joint disease. This disorder most commonly affects joints in your hands, hips and knees. Osteoarthritis results in the degeneration of cartilage over time. This can lead to symptoms like hip pain and knee pain. An orthopaedic surgeon or other bone and joint specialist can help you find relief from this pain.

The Iowa Clinic’s bone and joint specialists can also help patients find relief from neck pain and provide treatment for swelling, pain and discomfort caused by an inflamed tendon (tendonitis).

Athletes are often referred to an orthopaedic surgeon after sustaining a sports injury. Common sports injuries include sprains and strains, knee injuries, Achilles tendon injuries and rotator cuff injuries. An orthopaedic surgeon is your go-to resource for all your sports medicine needs.

Beyond sports injuries, an orthopaedic surgeon can also diagnose and treat injuries related to falls and accidents that result in orthopaedic trauma, such as broken bones or fractures.

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Common Back Conditions

Back pain is something that many people deal with in their lifetime. The main symptom of this condition is an ache or pain felt anywhere in the back. Whether back pain comes from pushing ourselves too hard during exercise, sitting all day at a desk while working or some other cause, the impact it has on your quality of life can be huge. But you don’t have to put up with the pain.

The Iowa Clinic’s back pain specialists can diagnose and treat all types of back pain, including lower back pain caused by injury to a muscle or ligament. That’s all without a referral. Additional conditions we treat include spinal stenosis, scoliosis, herniated disc and radiculopathy.

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Back Pain
Foot and Ankle Pain

Common Foot & Ankle Conditions

Your feet and ankles have a lot of moving parts and carry your body weight when you move around throughout the day. This means they are also prone to injury. The Iowa Clinic’s foot and ankle specialists can diagnose and treat issues that cause different types of foot and ankle pain, including foot pain and heel pain. Common conditions we treat include plantar fasciitis, plantar fascial fibromatosis, Achilles tendinitis, hammer toe, heel spur and bunions.

More serious ankle injuries, such as an Achilles tendon rupture, may require surgery. Chronic lateral ankle pain or recurrent ankle sprains are also common candidates for surgery.

Foot surgery is mostly reserved for situations where less invasive procedures have failed to resolve a problem or in instances where there is chronic pain. The Iowa Clinic’s foot and ankle surgeons have the knowledge and resources to determine whether surgery is necessary.

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Additional Bone & Joint Center Services

When you’re in pain you want to get to the root of the problem as quickly as possible. Our Bone & Joint Center specialists work together to help you do just that. Following are some additional specialty services at The Iowa Clinic that can help improve your quality of life.

Additional Bone & Joint Center Services

Urgent Care

Get care when you need it. Our Urgent Care clinics are open seven days a week.

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Sports Medicine

Get rid of pain and injury and get back in the game with our on-call physician.

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Medical Imaging

Gain a clear picture of your health with help from our board-certified radiologists.

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Hand Surgery

Our board-certified plastic surgeons restore hand function and appearance.

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Spine Center

Find relief through coordinated, comprehensive pain treatment.

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Not sure where to start?

Contact us to set up an appointment with the right bone and joint specialist. Call 515.875.9440 for assistance.

Supplementary Bone & Joint Center Services

The Iowa Clinic’s Bone & Joint Center specialists work across departments to give you the best treatment possible. Supplementary bone and joint services include:

You don’t have to travel far for bone and joint care.

Our bone and joint specialists see patients at locations across the Des Moines metro.

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