OrthoCincy offers a wide range of orthopedic services for the treatment of musculoskeletal injuries in patients of all ages. Our team can pinpoint the source of your pain and recommend treatments to keep you moving. Whether you have arthritis or an injury, an OrthoCincy orthopaedic specialist can get you back out there doing the things you love.

Athletic Training
Diabetic Foot
& Nail Care
Durable Medical Equipment (DME)
Electromyography (EMG)
Gaitwell Orthotics & Pedorthics
Joint Replacement
Orthopaedic Urgent Care
Patient Advocates
Physical & Hand Therapy
Procedure Scheduling
Surgery Center
Pain Management
Services; Workers Compensation
Workers' Compensation
The Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC) is a highly educated healthcare expert and is a valuable member of the health care team. The ATC collaborates with licensed physicians, other healthcare professionals, athletics administrators, coaches, and parents while working under the direction of a licensed physician.

Athletic Trainers specialize in 5 key domains
  • Injury & illness prevention, and wellness promotion
  • Examination, assessment and diagnosis of injuries
  • Immediate and emergency care
  • Therapeutic intervention
  • Health care administration & professional responsibility

Cast Evaluation Hours:

Monday – Friday

8 am – 11 am or 1 pm – 4 pm


Our Orthopaedic Technicians and/or Athletic Trainers will be happy to see you if you have any problems or concerns with your current cast. We ask that you call first for a time to come in.

Please call 859.301.2663 and we will be happy to get you in as soon as possible.


  • Immobilize fractures
  • Reduce pain and swelling during the healing process
  • Utilized after surgery to protect the bone(s) and ensure they remain in proper alignment while recovering
  • Patients are usually in a cast between 4 and 12 weeks, depending on the injury


  • Stockinette (knitted “sock-like” fabric): helps to prevent the skin from rubbing against the edges of the fiberglass 
  • Cotton bandage/padding: used to make it soft and provide padding around bony areas while also absorbing any sweat or moisture that may build up under the cast
  • Fiberglass: is a strong & hard material, and helps to keep the inner layers in place 
  • *Special waterproof padding: (can only be used in certain circumstances, depending on the injury) Repels water while allowing water vapor to pass through it; This is placed under the fiberglass material.
    • Waterproof casts can’t be used after surgery or when pins are placed due to the risk of infection

Podiatrists are healthcare professionals who specialize in diagnosing and treating conditions of the feet and ankles, including nail and skin conditions. They are also known as foot doctors or podiatric physicians. When it comes to foot and nail care, podiatrists perform a range of services to help maintain and improve the health of their patients’ feet. Some of these services include:

  • Nail care: Podiatrists can diagnose and treat conditions related to toenails, such as ingrown toenails, fungal infections, and thickened nails. They can also perform nail surgery to remove ingrown toenails or treat other nail conditions.
  • Skin care: Podiatrists can diagnose and treat skin conditions on the feet, such as athlete’s foot, warts, and corns and calluses. They may also prescribe medication or recommend topical treatments to help alleviate symptoms.
  • Foot care: Podiatrists can perform a range of foot care services, including removing dead skin, trimming calluses, and fitting patients for orthotics (custom shoe inserts).
  • Diabetic foot care: People with diabetes are at increased risk for foot complications, so podiatrists can help manage and prevent these complications. They can perform regular foot exams, provide education on foot care, and treat diabetic foot ulcers or other related conditions.

Overall, podiatrists play a critical role in maintaining the health of their patients’ feet and ensuring they can move around comfortably and without pain.

The DME Department at OrthoCincy is committed to providing the highest quality products and services (bracing and medical devices) available to our patients. From crutches, canes and walkers to custom knee bracing, post-operative bracing and cold therapy, we provide a multitude of products at your doctor’s office to provide convenient “1-stop shopping” for your orthopaedic device needs.

For any DME related questions, please contact us at:

  • Edgewood: 859.817.3889
  • Florence: 859.817.7062
  • Highland Heights (NKU): 859.817.6665
  • Kenwood: 513.605.1741
  • Eastgate: 513.605.1710
  • West Chester: 513.605.1740
  • Anderson: 513.605.1711

An EMG is a diagnostic test that measures the electrical activity of muscles and nerves in the body. A physician may order an EMG for several reasons:


  • Muscle Weakness: If a patient is experiencing muscle weakness, the physician may order an EMG to determine if the weakness is due to a problem with the muscles or the nerves.
  • Nerve Damage: EMG can identify nerve damage and determine the location and extent of the damage.
  • Pain: If a patient has unexplained pain or numbness in the arms or legs, an EMG can help to diagnose the source of the pain.
  • Muscle Spasms: If a patient has muscle spasms, an EMG can help to identify the cause of the spasms and help determine the best treatment plan.
  • Neuromuscular Disorders: EMG can be used to diagnose and monitor the progression of neuromuscular disorders, such as muscular dystrophy or ALS.

Overall, an EMG can help our physicians to diagnose and treat conditions affecting the muscles and nerves, and to determine the most appropriate treatment plan for the patient. Here at OrthoCincy, we have physicians who specialize in Electrodiagnostic Medicine that can perform this diagnostic test internally.


Located at our Edgewood office (560 S. Loop Rd), Gaitwell Orthotics & Pedorthics is an onsite custom orthotics supplier. They supply Medicare equipments & products such as Orthoses: Prefabricated; Orthoses: Off-the-Shelf; Orthoses: Custom Fabricated; Diabetic Shoes & Inserts: Prefabricated; Diabetic Shoes & Inserts: Custom Fabricated – and more! 


What Are Orthotics?

  • Orthotics are prescription medical devices that you wear inside your shoes to correct biomechanical foot issues such as problems with how you walk, stand, or run
  • They can also help with foot pain caused by medical conditions such as diabetes, plantar fasciitis, bursitis, and arthritis
  • Orthotics might even help you avoid surgery to fix flat feet 

Contact Information

For more information about their products & questions regarding an appointment, please call 859.301.0622

For any Billing related questions, please call 513.829.2217.

OrthoCincy offers a full range of imaging services at convenient locations across the tri-state area. Our imaging services include X-Ray, MRI, and Ultrasound. 

X-ray or radiography uses a very small dose of ionizing radiation to produce pictures of the body’s internal structures. X-rays are the oldest and most frequently used form of medical imaging. They are often used to help diagnose fractured bones, look for injury or infection and to locate foreign objects in soft tissue.

MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging)
MRI uses strong magnet and radio waves to provide clear and detailed diagnostic images of internal body organs and tissues. MRI is a valuable tool for diagnosing a broad range of conditions, including joint and musculoskeletal disorders/injuries, cancer, heart/vascular disease, and strokes. MRI allows for the evaluation of some body structures that may not be as visible with other diagnostic imaging methods, such as an X-Ray or CT scan. 
  • Available Locations: Edgewood, Florence and Highland Heights (NKU) locations. 
  • Wide Bore MRI: Our Wide Bore MRI accommodates patients of a higher weight and/or those who are claustrophobic.
Ultrasound is a diagnostic exam utilizing high frequency sound waves to obtain pictures of the internal structures of your body – no radiation is needed. It can be used to help diagnose the causes of pain, swelling and infection. This technology allows us to better evaluate muscles, tendons, ligaments, and other structures.
What are cortisone injections?
Cortisone shots are injections that can help relieve pain and reduce inflammation in a specific area of your body. The injections usually contain a corticosteroid medication and a local anesthetic, like lidocaine. They’re most commonly injected into joints — such as your hip, knee, shoulder, elbow, wrist or ankle. Even the small joints in your hands or feet might benefit from cortisone injections. 

What conditions are treated with cortisone injections?
A healthcare provider may treat any condition that causes pain and inflammation with a cortisone injection, including:
  • Autoimmune disorders
  • Arthritis
  • Tendinitis
  • Tendinopathy
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Tennis elbow
  • Trigger finger and trigger thumb
How do they work?
Providers give cortisone injections during an office visit directly into the affected area or the joint involved, or sometimes into a large muscle to get it directly into the bloodstream. The injection often includes a local anesthetic (pain reliever) to start easing pain immediately, then it can take up to a week for a cortisone shot to take full effect. Results of cortisone shots typically depend on the reason for the treatment. Results can last up to several months. Due to the potential side effects, the number of shots you can get in a year is generally limited.

Total joint replacement is a surgical procedure in which parts of an arthritic or damaged joint are removed and replaced with a metal, plastic, or ceramic device called a prosthesis. The prosthesis is designed to replicate the movement of a normal, healthy joint.

Seeing a doctor as soon as you begin experiencing joint pain is critical. Oftentimes, the quicker you seek care, the less intense treatment you’ll require. At OrthoCincy, surgical intervention is often reserved for when other non-invasive treatments haven’t worked, or no longer work, as desired.

Our orthopaedic surgeons bring extensive knowledge and research breakthroughs to every patient. As experts in both arthroscopic and traditional surgery, we are committed to delivering the best surgical and nonsurgical options for you.

Joint Replacement Physicians
  • Dr. Auer
  • Dr. Bilbo
  • Dr. Early
  • Dr. Fritch
  • Dr. Greiwe
  • Dr. Heis
  • Dr. Holladay
  • Dr. Kohrs
  • Dr. Lee
  • Dr. Metzler
  • Dr. Nayak
  • Dr. Stefanski
  • Dr. Wiggins
  • Dr. Wilkes
  • Dr. Wissel
  • Dr. Auer
  • Dr. Fritch
  • Dr. Grunkemeyer
  • Dr. Hummel
  • Dr. Lee
  • Dr. Narayanan
  • Dr. Nayak
  • Dr. Spanyer
  • Dr. Stefanski
  • Dr. Wissel
  • Dr. Auer
  • Dr. Bilbo
  • Dr. Early
  • Dr. Fritch
  • Dr. Grunkemeyer
  • Dr. Heis
  • Dr. Hoblitzell
  • Dr. Holladay
  • Dr. Hummel
  • Dr. Lee
  • Dr. Metzler
  • Dr. Narayanan
  • Dr. Nayak
  • Dr. Spanyer
  • Dr. Stefanski
  • Dr. Wiggins
  • Dr. Wissel
  • Dr. Gates
  • Dr. Linz
  • Dr. Yun

OrthoBiologics are natural substances such as cells, tissue, blood components, and growth factors that are harnessed to aid in the treatment of orthopaedic conditions. We have several physicians that offer trusted alternatives in order to provide patients with a broad spectrum of treatment options that can help patients heal faster without surgical intervention – one of those being platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections


Other options can include Stem-Cell Therapy or Tendon Fenestration (TENEX) type procedures. More conservative methods of treatment are typically attempted first, such as rest, medication, physical therapy, etc., but when those methods fail, these treatment options can be a nice alternative.

Plasma is the liquid portion of blood. It is composed largely of water and proteins, and it provides a medium for red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets to circulate through the body.


The platelets primary function is to prevent and stop bleeding. If a blood vessel is damaged, the body sends signals to platelets which cause them to travel to the injured area. Once the platelets arrive at the site, they clump together to form a clot that helps stop bleeding. Platelet activation plays a key role in the body's natural healing process.

PRP therapy uses injections from the concentration of a patient’s own platelets to accelerate the healing of injured tendons, ligaments, muscles and joints. In this way, PRP injections use each individual patient's own healing system to improve musculoskeletal problems. This type of therapy can help relieve pain in the affected area and also jump start the healing process.

Orthopaedic Urgent Care Hours:

Edgewood: Mon – Fri 9 am to 9 pm; Saturday 9 am to 1 pm

Anderson: Mon – Fri 9 am to 9 pm; Saturday 9 am to 1 pm

Florence: Mon – Fri 9 am to 5 pm

Highland Heights (NKU): Mon – Fri 9 am to 5 pm

Eastgate: Mon – Fri 9 am to 5 pm

  • Open weekdays, evenings and Saturdays for your sport, work, and everyday injuries. We treat fractures, sprains, strains and more — just walk in!
  • No appointment is ever needed, and we have orthopaedic specialists dedicated exclusively for our walk-in patients.
  • Our Orthopaedic Urgent Care offers a less expensive, less stressful alternative to the ER.
  • Having orthopaedic & sports medicine specialists who utilize the latest equipment and technology to diagnose and treat your injuries can save you an extra step in your recovery!

If your needs are not urgent, please consider scheduling an in-person visit. You can call 859.301.2663 for an appointment.

The role of our patient advocates is to ensure that patients receive the highest quality care possible and that their rights and needs are respected. They work to educate patients about their healthcare rights and options, help them navigate the healthcare system, and provide support and guidance when needed.

Patient advocates may help patients with a wide range of issues, including understanding their diagnoses and treatment options, communicating with healthcare providers, navigating insurance and billing, resolving disputes or grievances, and accessing resources and support services.

Overall, the goal of patient advocates is to empower patients and ensure that they are able to make informed decisions about their healthcare, receive the care they need and deserve, and feel supported and heard throughout their healthcare journey.
Our Physical Therapy & Occupational Therapy Departments are dedicated to not only treating the patient, but to also building a strong relationship with our physicians in order to create a continuum of care. Each location is staffed with highly trained Physical Therapists and Physical Therapy Assistants. Each hand therapy location is staffed with therapists who have completed advanced training and certification in the treatment of injuries specific to the hand, wrist, and elbow. 

Our therapists work to restore function and help patients through the recovery process, treating a variety of conditions in patients ranging from athletes who need to return to sports all the way to patients who are recovering from surgery.


Edgewood: 560 South Loop Rd

  • Phone: 859.817.4741

Florence: 8726 US-42

  • Phone: 859.817.4742

Highland Heights (NKU): 2626 Alexandria Pike

  • Phone: 859.817.4743

*Eastgate: 4355 Ferguson Dr

  • Phone: 513.605.1700

*Anderson: 7910 Beechmont Ave

  • Phone: 513.605.1712

*Kenwood: (Hand Therapy Only) 8251 Pine Road

  • Phone: 513.605.1700

*West Chester: 8734 Union Centre Blvd

  • Phone: 513.605.1660

* denotes locations with hand therapy

Here at OrthoCincy, we have a team of experts responsible for scheduling all patient procedures and maintaining their provider’s calendar. The schedulers are directly involved in scheduling patients’ diagnostic testing, surgeries, and procedures, including insurance pre-authorization.  

While coordinating those surgical procedures with multiple hospitals and surgery centers, they also obtain pre-operative testing, communicate surgery orders, and collect the necessary medical documentation needed to get these approved through your insurance company.  

The individuals in this role work closely with our patients, physicians, insurance companies, and surgery locations to provide accurate, timely, and responsive paperwork to ensure that the scheduling process is made easier for the patients we serve.

Our world class team of orthopaedic surgeons are committed to providing the best surgical care possible.

This state-of-the-art facility offers cutting edge technology to deliver top of the line surgical outcomes so you can get back to living your best life. This 23,000 square foot facility is located in Edgewood, Kentucky offering 6 spacious operating rooms, 23 preoperative and recovery bays and 3 extended recovery rooms

Roberts Pain Manage

Pain management physicians possess advanced training that makes them the ideal choice for treating any type of pain caused by illness or injury. These doctors typically focus on helping patients suffering from chronic pain, which can be challenging to diagnose and may require months or even years of treatment using various therapies.


They commonly see patients experiencing pain in the head, neck, low back, hip, and knee. To minimize the need for medication or surgery, these doctors often employ a broad range of interventional and complementary therapies.

  • Arthritis
  • Back Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Postoperative Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Facet Joint Syndrome
  • Herniated Disk
  • Neck Pain
  • Musculoskeletal pain
  • Neuropathic Pain
  • Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Pinched Nerves
  • Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction
  • Sciatica
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Chronic Migraines
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Joint Injections
  • Non-Narcotic Pain Medication
  • Pain Rehabilitation
  • Peripheral Nerve Stimulation
  • Physical Therapy
  • Radio Frequency Ablation
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injections
  • Spinal Cord Stimulator

Telemedicine is the use of technology that lets healthcare providers and patients connect virtually.

Telemedicine appointments are perfect to help you connect electronically in real time for regularly scheduled appointments. It’s conveniently accessible by simply using your compatible mobile device, laptop or home computer with a reliable internet connection.

These appointments allow you to receive expert medical care from the comfort of your own home. You can schedule these by calling 859.301.2663.

OrthoCincy has assembled a Workers’ Compensation team to help you during your recovery from your work injury. The team works together with nurse case managers to file pre-authorizations, maintain contact with your employer and the Workers’ Compensation office, and help you through the entire process. Since you’re using your employer’s insurance carrier to cover expenses from your injury, we are obligated to work through your employer to file claims. Many companies have case managers who may come to appointments with you to follow your progress. 

The doctor is looking at your physical healing as well as your ability to return to work, even if it is for modified duty. Your employer will decide if the work place can meet your need for light duty. By maintaining open communication with all parties involved, we are able to ensure each patient receives the comprehensive care needed to resume their work related responsibilities. 

To schedule appointments, or to speak with a member of the OrthoCincy Workers’ Comp Team, please call 859.301.2663.