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If you have knee pain from arthritis or an injury, our orthopedic surgery care team is here for you. Our specialists listen to understand you. Then, we create a personalized care plan that’s right for you. Treatment options may include: pain management and joint injections; arthroscopy joint procedures, partial knee replacement or total knee replacement.
If hip pain is making the simplest tasks seem difficult, our specialists listen to understand you and your health concerns. Then, we create a personalized care plan that’s right for you. Our orthopedic surgeons use the latest technology, such as Mako™ robotic-arm assisted surgery and the ROSA® Knee System.
If you have pain in your shoulder or difficulty raising your arms, talk with our experienced orthopedic surgeons. We can discuss both surgical and nonsurgical treatment options. If surgery is needed, we offer many minimally invasive surgical options.
Rehabilitation and physical therapy
Rehabilitation care teams at Ascension Michigan deliver physical therapy (PT) for injuries and after surgery, such as a hip or knee replacement. Your physical therapist starts by listening to understand you and your concerns. Then, we work with you to create a personalized rehabilitation care plan that focuses on improving your mobility, flexibility and strength while decreasing pain and improving your quality of life.
Ascension Michigan also provides sports medicine and sports performance care for active teens and adults. When injuries occur we work together to help you return to the activities and sports you enjoy.
What conditions or injuries does an orthopedic doctor treat?
When your bones, muscles and joints hurt, even the smallest movements can feel difficult. Our orthopedic specialists treat a variety of orthopedic conditions and injuries so you can get back to living your life with less pain. We provide nonsurgical and surgical treatments for many conditions, such as:
- Ankle and foot injuries
- Bone fracture
- Carpal tunnel syndrome in the wrist
- Hand injuries
- Hip fracture or dislocation
- Knee, hip and shoulder arthritis
- Knee swelling, injury
- Muscle strain or weakness
- Rotator cuff tear or shoulder dislocation
- Tennis elbow
Who is a candidate for outpatient joint replacement surgery?
Our joint replacement programs are recognized for high-quality care. During your pre-operative evaluation, your doctor will explain if you are a candidate for outpatient surgery.
Doctors and orthopedic care teams work together to deliver high-quality care before, during and after surgery. If you need inpatient care, we provide services that help you transition to home care.
Is joint replacement surgery covered by Medicare?
If you have Medicare coverage, outpatient hip or knee replacement surgery may be an option under certain conditions. In a majority of cases, joint replacement surgery and related treatments are covered under different parts of Medicare (Part A and B). First, you need to be evaluated by an orthopedic surgeon. Our doctors and care teams focus on the needs of older adults and provide treatment options for degenerative joint disease.
What are the reasons for joint and back pain?
Age, arthritis and injury are all possible reasons for joint and back pain. Our specialists and care teams take the time to listen and understand you and your pain. From there, they work with you on a personalized treatment plan that's right for you.
How are sport injuries treated?
Sports and exercise are activities you enjoy, until pain holds you back. Sports medicine orthopedic doctors treat competitive athletes and active youth, and adults of all ages who enjoy exercise and recreational activities. Our sports medicine care teams provide primary care for many conditions, sprains and strains, overuse injuries and overtraining. Based on your specific needs, we provide a personalized care plan to help you safely recover from injury or illness and return to your chosen activity. We're here to help you prevent injuries, support your fitness goals and improve your wellness.