"Our walk-in care option is faster and more cost-effective than the emergency room when a patient has a non-life-threatening orthopedic injury," says Ryan Foley, M.D., orthopedic surgeon, Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato. "We have a team of advanced practice providers who can treat a range of injuries, as well as refer more complex conditions to our surgeons in the Department of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine."
Recent injuries and conditions that can be treated at the orthopedic walk-in clinic include:
- Upper extremity (shoulder, elbow, forearm, wrist, and hand) injuries
- Lower extremity (foot, ankle, knee, and hip) injuries
- Bone fractures, or suspicion of fractures
- Injuries that result in pain when moving or the inability to put weight on your arms or legs
- Tears or sprains to tendons and ligaments
- Sports injuries
Seek immediate emergency room service for severe injuries, including:
- Bone fracture with severe deformity or open wound
- Serious deep cuts
- Burns to the skin
For chronic orthopedic issues, make an appointment by calling 507-594-7474. These conditions include:
- Knee or hip arthritis
- Carpal tunnel syndrome and trigger fingers
- Ankle arthritis
- Shoulder arthritis
- Rotator cuff tears
- Painful joint replacements
Orthopedic and sports medicine walk-in services are offered in the Department of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine at the hospital campus of Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato. Hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays.
For more information, call the department at 507-594-7474.
Mayo Clinic Health System consists of clinics, hospitals and other facilities that serve the health care needs of people in Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin. The community-based providers, paired with the resources and expertise of Mayo Clinic, enable patients in the region to receive highest-quality physical and virtual health care close to home.
Press ContactAmanda Dyslin