Official Sports Medicine Provider of the UNA (University of North Alabama) Lions

Welcome to North Alabama Bone & Joint Clinic, P.C. where we have the best team of orthopaedic & sports medicine physicians ready to treat you. At North Alabama Bone & Joint Clinic, P.C., we are focused on your well-being, dedicated to your care, and committed to quality. Whether your needs are for urgent care or treatment of a chronic problem, we are here for you.

We have established relationships with hospitals and out-patient facilities to provide cost-effective treatment. To start living a pain-free and mobile high-quality life, give us a call or fill out our contact form to book an appointment today!

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Meet Our Physicians

Our physicians work as a team to provide our patients with comprehensive and holistic care. It is important that you get to know your team of healthcare professionals to begin building a relationship with them. All of our physicians have impressive backgrounds full of specialized training, meaningful experiences, and dedication to their patient’s well-being. Our specialists include orthopedic and sports medicine doctors, physiatrists, and other specialized healthcare professionals.
If you need after-hours attention, call the daytime number and leave a message. Your message will be passed on to the correct physician on-call. Our physicians can provide emergency care at North Alabama Medical Center, North Alabama Shoals Hospital, and Helen Keller Hospitals. Please be aware that our policy prohibits our physicians from calling in prescriptions for narcotic pain medications after hours or on weekends.

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Testimonials & Reviews

I would like to thank you for all he has done for me over the years. I appreciate you helping me control my pain. I really miss you and your staff. Great people and really professional.
- Mary Shirley
I am always treated so kindly when I go here. Dr. Hovater is a saint, and all the nurses are extremely kind and helpful. You can tell that they work so hard to make sure everyone's issues are addressed.
- Katy D.
Dr. Mann was very knowledgeable about my issue and explained everything about my problem. Waiting time was minimal and the receptionist was very personable and efficient.
- Janice Freddrick
I have been going to Dr. Howell for about 3 years. He is very patient and compassionate. I would highly recommend him.
- Judy Warner
They know how to take care of you. They do everything possible to help you before surgery.
- Melissa Masterson
My experience was good. They had a streamlined process which helped the MD see people quicker and was very organized. I feel the quick turnover process expedited my recovery.
- Matt Clark

Office Locations

Muscle Shoals
Office Hours
Monday - Thursday 7am-6pm
Friday: 7am-5pm