OrthoCare Now: Same-Day Care for Orthopedic Needs

Contact Information

(608) 440-6500


Learn More About Ortho Care Now (pdf)



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-8pm


To Schedule Your Same-Day OrthoCare Now Appointment

  1. OrthoCare Now provides same day appointments for people who experience a new bone or joint injuryCall (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.