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Orthopedics

Here for your orthopedic health.

Focused on keeping your family healthy, strong and active

Whether you need joint replacement, spine surgery, pain management, sports medicine or any other orthopedic care, it makes sense to choose Cass Regional Medical Center. As the community’s choice for orthopedic health, our orthopedic physicians and rehabilitation therapists deliver comprehensive, personalized care for you and your family – right here, close to home. With Cass Regional, your path to orthopedic health is led by the experts at Cass Regional Orthopedics.

When it comes to keeping your family healthy, strong and active, we make the choice easy. From expertise to convenience and high-quality care, our team is your team, and we are here for your orthopedic health.

Your Choice for Orthopedic Health

We offer a full range of orthopedic specializations and a team approach to orthopedic care, integrating orthopedic and surgical expertise with physical and occupational therapists, dietitians, and our imaging team. Well-known team members, with longstanding roots in the community – all here for you.

Meet our Physicians

As Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine (DO), our physicians lead a holistic, highly specialized approach to your orthopedic care. Orthopedics services are provided at Cass Regional Orthopedics and Pleasant Hill Medical Clinic.

Kenneth W. Petersen, DO

With experience across all areas of orthopedics including sports medicine, Dr. Petersen’s primary subspecialty is joint replacement. As a father of four, youth sports coach and former athlete himself, he understands the value of delivering patient-centric care:

“For us, everything we do is focused on the patients and what we can do to help them in any way possible.”

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Tyson Travis, DO

In addition to general orthopedics and sports medicine, Dr. Travis is a fellowship-trained spine surgeon, bringing spine care excellence to our local communities. Born and raised in Cass County – the son of a family physician – he encourages patients to engage in their health care decisions:

“I believe in giving patients knowledge to be actively engaged in making choices that aim for the best outcomes.”

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Comprehensive Orthopedic Expertise

Whether you are recovering from surgery or trying to overcome pain through conservative, non-surgical measures, we have options that can provide safe, effective healing. Our expertise includes:

Total Joint Care

When hip or knee pain flares, the first thought is often knee replacement or hip replacement surgery. That is one option, but total joint care involves determining whether minimally invasive procedures, rehabilitative therapy or pain management might be right for your specific condition or the stage it has reached.

Spine Care

Spinal conditions require a specialized level of expertise. Our fellowship-trained spine surgeon, Dr. Tyson Travis, can address all your spine care needs, providing relief for mild, moderate and severe neck and back pain.

Conditions Dr. Travis commonly treats, both surgically and non-surgically, include traumatic spine injuries, degenerative disc disease or herniated discs, spinal stenosis, cervical radiculopathy and myelopathy, scoliosis, spondylolisthesis and spondylolysis, spinal tumors, sciatica and more.

Sports Medicine

Whether recreational or competitive, youth or adult, athletes need specialized care to return to play as safely and quickly as possible. With expertise in sports medicine – including concussion care – our physicians are here to lead treatment and recovery from all types of sports injuries.

Knee Care

Whether you require surgery, pain management, injection therapy or a minimally invasive procedure, our specialists can present you with a full array of options for ACL/MCL injuries, knee fractures, arthritis, tendonitis, torn meniscus, shin splints and more.

Hip Care

We offer a full range of treatment options, from full hip replacement surgery to minimally invasive procedures, rehabilitative services and pain management. From hip bursitis and arthritis to hip fractures, dislocation and more, our orthopedic specialists are here for your orthopedic health.

Foot & Ankle Care

At Cass Regional Orthopedics, conditions of the foot and ankle are commonly treated orthopedic conditions, including fractures and sprains, tendonitis, stress fractures, plantar fasciitis, Achilles tendon rupture and ankle injury arthritis.

Shoulder Care

We often carry the weight of the world on our shoulders. After a while, it can show up in an assortment of problematic shoulder conditions such as shoulder impingement, AC joint separation, clavicle fractures, tendonitis, bursitis, dislocated shoulder, rotator cuff tear and shoulder arthritis.

Hand & Wrist Care

Overuse and injury can lead to hand and wrist pain, requiring orthopedic expertise to overcome. Common hand and wrist conditions include arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, De Quervain's tenosynovitis, ganglion cysts, Dupuytren's contracture (a.k.a. Dupuytren's disease), fractures, tendonitis, and thumb joint pain.

Arm & Elbow Care

An array of ailments and injuries specific to the arm and elbow can often require surgical or non-surgical orthopedic expertise. Common conditions include cubital tunnel syndrome, growth plate injuries, tennis elbow, tendonitis and bursitis.

Make an Appointment Today

Schedule an appointment with one of our orthopedic surgeons. For an appointment with Dr. Kenneth Petersen or Dr. Tyson Travis, call 816-380-7662.

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