Orthopedic Services


OrthopedicsGlacial Ridge Health System and our affiliated orthopedic surgeons from Heartland Orthopedic Specialists offer comprehensive care in all areas of orthopedics including sports injuries, hand and foot procedures, and total joint replacements utilizing arthroscopic and minimally invasive surgeries right here in Glenwood, Minnesota.

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From a simple fracture to a complex injury to dealing with the painful effects of arthritis, most of us will face a problem with bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles, or nerves at some point in our lives. If you suffer an injury or have a chronic condition like arthritis, take comfort in knowing that the expert care you need is close to home at Glacial Ridge Health System.

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The board-certified orthopedic surgeons from Heartland Orthopedic Specialists are nationally recognized for their skills and for the quality of care they provide. They utilize the latest surgical techniques and technological advances at Glacial Ridge Hospital, giving you superior outcomes and the peace of mind you deserve.

Our visiting orthopedic surgeon specializes in treating bones, joints, tendons, and ligaments including surgery.

Eric W. Nelson, M.D., sports medicine, shoulder, elbow, hand, wrist, hip, and knee specialist, is board-certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. His subspecialty certification is in sports medicine by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

Why See an Orthopedic Surgeon

Our services include:

  • Diagnosis, treatment, and management of musculoskeletal injuries and diseases, including sports injuries and bone fractures
  • Arthroscopic surgery
  • Knee and shoulder ligament reconstruction and repair
  • Total knee replacement
  • Wrist, ankle, shoulder tendon, and rotator cuff repair

The partnership between Glacial Ridge Health System and Heartland Orthopedic Specialists is designed to deliver excellence in orthopedic care and sports medicine every step of the way, from your first visit to your complete recovery. Our goal is simple: to provide top quality orthopedic care that will improve or restore each patient’s quality of life. We are committed to a coordinated, top-quality, patient-centered experience right here in Glenwood, Minnesota.

To schedule a consultation with an orthopedic surgeon at Glacial Ridge Hospital in Glenwood, Minnesota, call 320.295.7724 or submit the form below.

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