Orthopedics

Why Choose St. Joseph

We know that even the slightest pain or discomfort can ruin your day. That’s why our team works with you to create an individualized care plan, guiding you from diagnosis through rehabilitation.

And with classes preparing you for potential surgeries, in-house physical therapy and so much more, we give you the support you need to get rid of pain and get back to your best life.

We’re Here to Help you get Moving Again

At St. Joseph Hospital, we provide a broad range of orthopedic services designed to prevent and treat issues with your spine, bones, joints, muscles and more. From achy backs to broken bones and anything in between, we provide diagnostic, surgical and rehabilitation services to get you moving freely and comfortably again.

Our specialists tailor treatment options to your needs, giving you quality care that works for you. With the latest training and a passion for serving their community, they’re the local experts you can trust.

Injuries to the foot and ankle are some of the most common orthopedic issues we treat. We know these conditions can make getting around difficult, which is why our specialists work hard to give you an accurate diagnosis and treatment plan as quickly possible.

Some common foot and ankle injuries include:

  • Strains
  • Sprains
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Achilles Tendon
  • Stress Fractures

When you are experiencing shoulder, hand, wrist, or elbow pain or weakness, everyday tasks like opening a door, typing on a keyboard, or even combing your hair can be challenging. Whether your pain was caused by an injury or accident, or repetitive strain on your joints, we can help reduce pain and get you back to doing everyday activities pain-free.

Pain in your upper extremities can be caused by many factors, including:

  • Fractures
  • Strains and sprains
  • Tendon injuries
  • Overuse injuries
  • Arthritis
  • Nerve damage
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome

At St. Joseph Hospital, our team specializes in hip, knee, shoulder and ankle replacement surgery. We use the latest advances in technology to reduce recovery time and get you moving again. Our specialists work with you to find the right options for your needs, including minimally invasive techniques, computer assisted surgery and gender-specific implantable devices. We even offer classes to prepare patients and their families for joint replacement procedures.

St. Joseph Hospital has the Mako SmartRobotics™ robotic arm assisted surgical system, which is an innovative solution for many suffering from painful arthritis of the knee. Mako uses 3D CT-based planning software so your surgeon can know more about your anatomy to create a personalized joint replacement surgical plan. For more information on the Mako SmartRobotics™ System, click here.

Whether your back or neck problem is acute or chronic, surgical or non-surgical, our team will diagnose the problem and find the right treatment for you. Our team works together, combining the expertise of medical and surgical specialists to provide you with the best treatment options available. Our goal is to help you safely regain function as quickly as possible.

Some common spine conditions include:

  • Scoliosis
  • Stenosis
  • Sciatica
  • Herniated discs

Any athlete knows that injuries are part of the game. That’s why our team treats all types of sports and fitness injuries. From strains to surgeries, we make sure you heal completely and get back on the field as soon as possible.

At St. Joseph Hospital, our physiatrists focus on personalized treatment plans aimed at improving quality of life. They employ non-traditional (but highly effective) treatments such as Botox and acupuncture to relieve pain and improve mobility.

Testimonial

"My physical therapist is amazing. He is the reason I recovered from my surgery so well. My leg feels strong, and I’m feeling confident."

Harry

Milford High School Senior, ACL Repair

Meet Our Team

Our orthopedic specialists use their expertise to care for the Nashua community. Their top priority is to get you back to moving freely and living a pain-free life.

St. Joseph Hospital Orthopedics consists of Dr. Albert Tom, fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon, as well as Lindsay Campbell, APRN and Emily DiConza, PA-C. Our team also includes physiatrists, nurse practitioner, specialty trained orthopedic physical therapists and occupational therapists. They represent a wealth of experience and a wide variety of expertise. Our staff is continuously educated on the latest procedures and techniques and our hospital offers state-of-the-art surgical technologies.

Lindsay Campbell, APRN

St Joseph Hospital Orthopedics – Nashua

Taylor Cassidy, PA

St Joseph Hospital Orthopedics – Nashua

Kristi Collins, PA

St Joseph Hospital Orthopedics – Nashua

R. Damani Howell, MD

St Joseph Hospital Orthopedics – Nashua

Stephen King, MD

St Joseph Hospital Orthopedics – Nashua

Emily Smith, PA-C

St Joseph Hospital Orthopedics – Nashua

Albert Tom, MD

St Joseph Hospital Orthopedics – Nashua

St Joseph Hospital Orthopedics – Milford

Gregory Zuercher, DO

St. Joseph Hospital Physical Medicine & Physiatry

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