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    • JANUARY 16, 2020
    PMC Offering Highly Specialized Orthopedic Trauma Services

    PMC Offering Highly Specialized Orthopedic Trauma Services

    Pikeville Medical Center’s prestigious Orthopedic trauma Surgeons are dedicated to providing specialty care close to home. Orthopedic trauma is a branch of orthopedic surgery specializing in problems related to the bones, joints, and soft tissues (muscles, tendons, ligaments) of the entire body following trauma. Orthopedic trauma is a severe injury to part of the muscular

    • DECEMBER 3, 2019
    Cutting Edge Technology Improving Outcomes for Orthopedic Patients

    Cutting Edge Technology Improving Outcomes for Orthopedic Patients

    Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) is providing the region with the most advanced technology for orthopedic patients. PMC is the only hospital in the state certified by Joint Commission for joint replacement hip, joint replacement knee, and hip fracture. Receiving these certifications means based on reviews, PMC has successfully met national standards, clinical guidelines, and outcomes

    • DECEMBER 3, 2019
    PMC Helps Patients Manage Knee Replacement Surgery Pain with New Technology

    PMC Helps Patients Manage Knee Replacement Surgery Pain with New Technology

    Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) is one of the few hospitals in the state offering iovera° . iovera° is a non-opioid way to manage pain by treating peripheral nerves. The advanced technology distributes cold temperature on targeted nerves that will temporarily disrupt the transmission of pain signals from the pain receptors to the brain. This treatment

    • AUGUST 16, 2019
    Local Actor Returns to Stage Thanks to PMC Orthopedic Surgeon Kevin Pugh, MD

    Local Actor Returns to Stage Thanks to PMC Orthopedic Surgeon Kevin Pugh, MD

    Roger Belcher of Pikeville, KY retired from the United States Federal Government. For years, he had plans to enjoy his spare time by participating in the performing arts in the region. Belcher started to experience knee pain that hindered his ability to act at local theatres. He began to see lifestyle limitations and limited movement.