You will be cared for by numerous members of our team, working under the direction and supervision of our physicians:
A group of advanced practice providers—Duane Chess, PA-C, Timothy Heusey, PA-C, Jason Kuchta, PA-C, Christopher VanSchepen, PA-C, and Zachary Weber, PA-C—work with the Hip & Knee Reconstruction Team physicians to assist them during surgery and office hours. The advanced practice providers also see patients for pre- and postoperative care and new patient appointments.
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For patients with arthritis pain, our physicians initiate treatment options such as:
After conservative measures are no longer effective, our surgeons may recommend that patients progress to surgical treatments including:
Mild joint pain that occurs with activity can generally be controlled with self-help measures. Rest, topical ointments and the use of over-the-counter medications – such as aspirin and ibuprofen – are usually effective in treating mild cases. When pain becomes more severe or persistent, it may be necessary to see your doctor. You should seek medical attention when the pain and swelling: