American Family Children's Hospital

Same-Day Care for Orthopedic Needs

Contact Information

(608) 440-6500



UW Health at The American Center

4602 Eastpark Blvd
Madison, WI 53718

OrthoCare Now is designed for people who want to be seen for an initial evaluation following a NEW bone or joint injury. Same-day appointments are available at the orthopedic clinic at UW Health at The American Center in Madison, Wisconsin.


OrthoCare Now is staffed by orthopedic-trained providers and is for adults and children ages six and older with new orthopedic injuries.


OrthoCare Now Hours


Monday-Friday Noon-8 pm
Saturday, 10 am-2 pm

 OrthoCare Now provides same day appointments for people who experience a new bone or joint injury

To Schedule Your Same-Day OrthoCare Now Appointment

  1. Call (608) 440-6500*
  2. Schedule your same-day appointment (Walk-in appointments also available)
  3. Go to the clinic entrance and stop at the clinic check-in

Please DO NOT use the emergency entrance for OrthoCare Now visits.


Patients can be seen at OrthoCare Now for:

  • Initial evaluation for new orthopedic injuries
  • Work injuries
  • Joint dislocations
  • Acute (new) back/neck injuries
  • Minor lacerations
  • Sprains/strains

OrthoCare Now does not provide care for sports concussions/head injuries, injuries sustained as a result of a motorized vehicle accident, chronic conditions, second opinions, illness, missed appointments and medication prescription/medication refill appointments.


For life-and limb-threatening injuries, call 911.


Unity Health Insurance and most commercial insurance are accepted. Check with your insurance plan to make sure that your visit will be covered.


*Put the OrthoCare Now number in your phone in case you need our services in the future.