At Benton Franklin Orthopedic Associates, our team of highly skilled surgeons are dedicated to providing excellence in medical and surgical care to our patients in an atmosphere of comfort, competence and warmth. We specialize in orthopedic, arthroscopic, hand, upper extremity, foot and ankle, sports medicine and total joint care. When we say team we consider you, the patient, a member of that team in the process of developing the best treatment plan for your lifestyle.
General orthopedic care
We handle a wide variety of general orthopedic concerns, including sprains, strains, fractures and conditions such as arthritis and tendonitis that cause pain and inflammation. With five board-certified orthopedic surgeon specialists and many decades of combined experience, we’re confident we can help any musculoskeletal problem.
Total hip replacement
Hip pain and dysfunction can have many causes – genetics, traumatic injury, disease or poor blood supply among them. When arthritis or a hip injury hampers your ability to move, you may benefit from hip replacement surgery. Surgery may be the only remaining option to reduce or eliminate pain and restore movement and proper function of the hip joint. Read more
When knee pain becomes disabling, knee replacement is sometimes the best treatment option. Knee joints can either be totally or partially replaced depending on a patient’s age, overall condition and the specific diagnosis. Some patients may benefit from partial, unicondylar or unicompartmental knee surgery. We will gladly explain your treatment options and answer all your questions about any procedure we recommend. Read more
Sports medicine and rehabilitation
Sports-related injuries can diminish your ability to perform in your chosen sport and your overall quality of life. That’s why we use state-of-the-art minimally invasive arthroscopic techniques to reduce scarring, postsurgical pain and recovery time. We have expertise in shoulders, knees, hand and wrist, foot and ankle problems and injuries. Read more
Upper extremity and hand surgery
Your shoulders and hands are critical to everything you do. All those upper extremity joints, muscles, tendons and nerves are subject to injury or disease. Relief and restored function can often be achieved without surgery via medication, injections and physical therapy for conditions such as: carpal tunnel and cubital tunnel syndrome; arthritis; hand, wrist and forearm trauma; tendon and nerve problems; Dupuytren’s contracture; DeQuervain’s disease; ganglion cysts; trigger finger and other congenital deformities. Read more
Foot and ankle care
Your feet and ankles are complex structures that support your body. An injury, arthritis or a deformity can affect everything you do. Conditions such as plantar fasciitis, bunions, hammertoes, ankle sprain or any one of dozens of other foot and ankle disorders require skilled, experienced, comprehensive care for the numerous and often complex problems of the foot and ankle anatomy. Read more
When spine surgery is the best solution for you, make sure you have the best-trained and experienced spine specialist around. If surgical treatment is required, minimally invasive surgical techniques are used whenever possible to improve recovery.
Benton Franklin Orthopedic Associates bring years of board-certified experience, training and compassion to treating an array of physical conditions. For optimal patient care for your injury, schedule an appointment with an orthopedic doctor at 509.586.2828 or use our online Request an Appointment form. We see orthopedic patients from Kennewik, Pasco, Prosser, Richland and Walla Walla.