Here at DVH Dr. Geoff Dewire and Dr. Smith perform a wide range of orthopedic procedures. Unlike routine soft tissue surgery, orthopedics requires special experience, expertise and equipment. Some orthopedic injuries are traumatic, such as a broken bone. However many are due to congenital abnormalities, joint instability or degenerative joint disease (arthritis). Below are some of the most common examples of orthopedic injuries and the surgeries performed to correct them.