Provider Update for Orthopaedics
Welcome to Provider Update
Welcome to our specialty edition of Provider Update focused on orthopaedic services. The orthopaedic surgeons at University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview, perform clinical research, collaborate with other world-class medical professionals to develop new surgical and rehabilitation protocols, and teach these breakthroughs to medical students and residents.
Extending the life of a native joint through joint restoration
Subtle differences in the hip are common and can cause a lifetime of wear and pain. If symptoms are ignored, hip replacement is often the result. In the knee, early arthritis or cartilage wear can eventually lead to knee replacement. In both situations, it is possible to intervene early and correct the problem with minimally invasive arthroscopic surgeries or new provedures. <Read more>
Advances in hand and elbow protocols benefit commonplace to complex conditions
By focusing on one area, orthopaedic surgeons at University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview, provide highly specialized solutions for hand and upper extremity injuries and congenital differences. <Read more>
Acute shoulder treatment often succeeds when chronic care falls short
Patients who can benefit from care at University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview, include those who have tried nonsurgical management of shoulder disability due to arthritis or rotator cuff damage, but still do not have a high quality of life. <Read more>
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