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To help prevent the spread of COVID-19 while providing essential orthopedic services, Litchfield Hills Orthopedic Associates is remaining open to reduce emergency room and urgent care traffic for area residents with bone, joint and muscle conditions and urgent injuries. The practice is taking all necessary precautions by following guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as well as the Connecticut Department of Public Health. For those who have an orthopedic condition or injury, you are encouraged to call (860) 482-8539 for an appointment in Torrington at 245 Alvord Park Road and in Bristol at 281 North Main St. Patients with urgent orthopedic injuries are eligible for same-day appointments.

As part of their dedication to the health and safety of the region, as well as doing their part in relieving burdens on the community health system, Litchfield Hills Orthopedic Associates remains operating, providing new and established patients with the following services:

  • Specialized bone, joint and muscle diagnoses and treatment.
  • Same-day appointments for urgent orthopedic injuries and acute symptoms for chronic conditions.
  • Physical therapy and occupational therapy for nonsurgical treatment and rehabilitative care.
  • Surgical treatment for specialized needs at Litchfield Hills Surgery Center.

“As we continue to react to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are committed to providing orthopedic care to the community while also keeping our patients and staff safe,” says Lane D. Spero, M.D., fellowship-trained orthopedic spine surgeon at Litchfield Hills Orthopedic Associates. “We are closely monitoring and adhering to all national and local guidelines set forth by the CDC and the Connecticut Department of Public Health to ensure the best possible protection for the health and well-being of our entire community.”

To learn more about Litchfield Hills Orthopedic Associates’ offerings or to schedule an appointment, please visit www.LHOA.com or call (860) 482-8539.