Orthopedics

St. Mark's Orthopedics offers residents throughout Fayette, Lee and Bastrop counties with technologically advanced Orthopedic care close to home. 

Medical/Surgical Unit

Care Team 

Based on your specific needs, you may also receive care from other members of St. Mark's care team, such as Physical Therapy staff, Respiratory staff, Dietary staff, Case Management, or St. Mark's Hospitalist staff. All of these professionals are here to make your medical stay the best one possible. 

Hospitalist Care 

Based on your doctor's medical preference, primary care during your stay may be with St. Mark's Hospitalist staff. A Hospitalist is a doctor trained in Internal Medicine who specializes in caring for hospitalized patients. A Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant may also be part of your Hospitalist care team. The Hospitalist will communicate with your Primary Care Physician about your care and progress. The Hospitalist will also coordinate follow-up care for you at discharge. 

Cardiac Rehab

St. Mark's Cardiac Rehabilitation staff are friendly and welcoming. We work with your physician to develop an individualized program which can help you safely increase activity levels and return to life as normal. The program includes education and counseling to help you better understand your heart condition.

Physical Therapy

Our Services 

  • Pre & Post Surgical Rehabilitation 
  • Work Related Injuries 
  • Sports Injuries 
  • Joint Replacement Therapy 
  • Joint Pain/Arthritis Management 
  • Stroke/CVA Rehabilitation 
  • General Strengthening 
  • Home Exercise Programs 
  • Balance Issues/Vertigo

Sleep Studies

St. Mark's Sleep Studies department specializes in helping you find a good night's rest. 

Most Common Sleep Disorders 

  •  Sleep Apnea & Snoring 
  •  Narcolepsy 
  •  Insomnia 
  •  Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS) 
  •  Periodic Limb Movement Disorder (PLMD or PLM Syndrome) 

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