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Orthopaedic Walk-in Clinic Specialist

Capital Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine, PC

Orthopaedic Surgeons & Sports Medicine Specialists located in Clive, IA, West Des Moines, IA, Ankeny, IA, & Indianola, IA

When you suffer an injury or have musculoskeletal pain that needs prompt attention, an orthopaedic walk-in clinic can give you the care you need. Experienced primary care sports medicine physician Michael Nguyen, MD, provides physician-led treatment services for people living in and near Clive, Iowa, at Capital Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine, PC's orthopaedic walk-in clinic. There's no need to book ahead, but you can phone the clinic's direct line for information or advice. Request an appointment online or simply walk in.

Orthopaedic Walk-in Clinic Q & A


The Orthopedic Walk-in Clinic hours are Monday- Friday 7:30AM - 4:00PM

What is an orthopaedic walk-in clinic?

An orthopaedic walk-in clinic is an invaluable service for anyone who has a musculoskeletal injury or related problem. The walk-in clinic at Capital Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine, PC provides one-stop orthopaedic care without the need for an appointment.

Experienced sports medicine physician Dr. Nguyen leads the clinic's specialized team. Most orthopaedic practices offering walk-in services use physician assistants and nurse practitioners, but at Capital Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine, PC, you see a doctor.

Dr. Nguyen uses nonsurgical treatment methods at the walk-in clinic. If he believes you need surgery, visiting the clinic gives you faster access to an appointment with a surgeon at Capital Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine, PC.

What conditions can an orthopaedic walk-in clinic treat?

Capital Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine, PC's orthopaedic walk-in clinic can treat a wide variety of musculoskeletal conditions, including:

  • Ligament sprains
  • Muscle and tendon strains
  • Fractured bones
  • Dislocated joints
  • Sports injuries
  • Workplace injuries and workers' compensation claims

The team also attends to lacerations (cuts) and stitches wounds. Dr. Nguyen can treat injuries and ailments affecting any part of your musculoskeletal system, and sees patients of all ages. Physical therapy services are also available.

Are there times I shouldn't use an orthopaedic walk-in clinic?

Some injuries require emergency room treatment, such as:

  • A fracture where the bone is visible
  • An open wound over a fracture
  • Fractures where your bone is at a severe angle
  • Deep cuts
  • Burns
  • Animal bites

You should also visit a primary care clinic for cold, flu, respiratory, stomach, or eye issues, or any other medical conditions not related to bones, muscles, or joints.

What facilities does an orthopaedic walk-in clinic have onsite?

The Capital Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine, PC orthopaedic walk-in clinic has state-of-the-art diagnostic technology available onsite, including:


Modern X-rays use digital imaging technology to identify bone damage.


Magnetic resonance imaging technology creates detailed 3D images of your body's tissues.


Electromyography is a method of assessing nerve function that's useful for determining whether orthopaedic conditions are due to or affecting your nerves.

These technologies can help confirm your diagnosis and provide information about the severity of any tissue damage so you receive the most appropriate treatment.

The orthopaedic walk-in clinic accepts most major insurance plans. Be sure to check with your carrier to confirm your coverage.

For attentive care for your medical concerns, visit the orthopaedic walk-in clinic at Capital Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine, PC today. Call the clinic directly, book an appointment online, or simply walk in.


The Orthopedic Walk-in Clinic hours are Monday- Friday 7:30AM - 4:00PM