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Orthopaedic Telemedicine Appointments

Orthopaedic telemedicine appointments are perfect to help patients treat joint aches, muscle pain, acute injuries and more when you can't make it to an office to schedule a same day, next day appointment or walk-in to one of our convenient locations.

  • Orthopaedic telemedicine appointments are with the same orthopaedic specialists you would see by visiting one of our locations
  • BGO offers telemedicine for certain physical therapy appointments
  • Appointments can be made throughout the day, at a time convenient to you
  • We accept insurance for telemedicine appointments


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Getting Started with Orthopaedic Telemedicine Appointments

To schedule an orthopaedic telemedicine appointment, you must have a compatible iOS or Android mobile device, be a patient of Bluegrass Orthopaedics, and either call our office or request a telemedicine appointment here.

Download the Ortholive app from the Apple App Store or Google Play Store by searching for "Ortholive" or clicking one of the links below.

Click here for the patient tip sheet and instructions for smartphones.

Click here for the patient tip sheet and instructions for computers.


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Things to Know About Orthopaedic Telemedicine Appointments

At Bluegrass Orthopaedics, we believe orthopaedic care should be accessible, affordable and available when patients need it most.

  • Orthopaedic and physical therapy telemedicine appointments can be scheduled anywhere there is a reliable internet connection or 3G service and above
  • Orthopaedic and physical therapy telemedicine appointments are with the same specialists you would see by visiting one of our locations
  • All patients are eligible to schedule an appointment via the Ortholive app at this time, but to be safe you may want to check with our staff to ensure telemedicine is appropriate for you
  • Each appointment uses HIPAA-compliant video and calls are never recorded or saved for any reason
  • We accept insurance for telemedicine appointments

Appointments can be made until 15-minutes prior to closing

Dr Balthrope is a straightforward guy that gets you up and out of the hospital quickly. I have had 2 successful Hip replacementments, 1 knee replacement and a shoulder repair.

Anonymous

TKR Love the new knees. Thank you!!

Anonymous

My visit went well. I didn't wait long and Dr O'Neil was concerned about me and answered all my questions.

Anonymous

Very kind compassionate takes his time talking to you explaing the procedure he recommends and why was not rushed at all. His clinical assistant Lindsay Howard is such a help ways ready to help in any way and so personable. So sweet. Very kind compassionate takes his time talking to you explaing the procedure he recommends and why was not rushed at all. His clinical assistant Lindsay Howard is such a help ways ready to help in any way and so personable. So sweet.

Anonymous

Just had left leg total knee replacement. Will have to have right knee done in a few years. Plan to have Dr. V do that knee as well.

Anonymous

This is the second time I have seen Dr. Harrod and I highly recommend him! Feel very confident going to him.

Anonymous

Getting appointment was within a couple weeks, so it was timely. Staff was friendly. Office was bright, clean. I was called back before I could finish my paperwork. Nursing staff, radiology , and bracing staff all pleasant. Dr arrived... Getting appointment was within a couple weeks, so it was timely. Staff was friendly. Office was bright, clean. I was called back before I could finish my paperwork. Nursing staff, radiology , and bracing staff all pleasant. Dr arrived timely to room. Dr very personable, listeners and explained case well, had good bedside mannerisms, didn't rush. Explained stays thoroughly. Explained plan of care answer questions. Would recommend.

Tammy Cole

I highly recommend Dr. Christensen. Excellent service, care, expertise, professionalism, and personal attention. Had total hip surgery with no complications and speedy recovery. What a blessing!

Anonymous

Great orthopedic surgeon. I think Dr. Donegan is a great Orthopedic Surgeon. He treated me with respect and kindness. I truly like him and think he is wonderful.

Anonymous

I had a question about my tendons in my left hand, middle finger regarding tendon stretching. Dr. O'Neill and a therapist gave me the information I needed to make a decision. Same compassionate care I always receive from Dr. O. Now I... I had a question about my tendons in my left hand, middle finger regarding tendon stretching. Dr. O'Neill and a therapist gave me the information I needed to make a decision. Same compassionate care I always receive from Dr. O. Now I just have to make one.

Anonymous

Dr. Christiansen really gave me a new lease on life when he performed my total knee replacement. I am now able to do so many things I love to do but thought were lost to me.

Valinda L.

Wonderful experience!

jfb

Ortho nurse I have worked in orthopaedics for over 34 years and would recommend without hesitation! He is knowledgeable, compassionate, and truly listens! Highly recommend!

Anonymous

This is our second time with Dr. Huff for my daughter. He is above and beyond in patient care and definitely the best Ortho for us!

L Botkin

Dr Balthrop was very informative on knee condition and options

Anonymous