Are there non-surgical options to improve arthritis pain?

Absolutely! Often a person with arthritis pain can find relief without surgery or can delay surgery for a good amount of time using what we call conservative treatment. For some people, arthritis pain is managed using physical therapy, over-the-counter medications, corticosteroid injections, or inte...

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What are the treatments for carpal tunnel syndrome?

In the early stages, you can: Take breaks to rest your hands, especially if you are doing something repetitive Avoid activities that make symptoms worse Use ice or cold packs to reduce swelling Rotate your wrists and stretch your palms and fingers Wear a splint designed for carpal tunnel...

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How do I know when it is the right time to schedule joint replacement?

Our orthopedic team will start with an x-ray to see what level of deterioration you are living with. When we find arthritis, patients often ask when they should get the joint replaced. The short answer is that it is a personal decision. Most patients who see our orthopedic surgeon have already been ...

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What is the recovery time for hip or knee joint replacement surgery?

The recovery time for a hip replacement and a knee replacement are quite different. Our experienced knee specialists in Dodgeville say knee replacements have a longer recovery time and a more intensive therapy because of the way the joint works. The soft tissues around the knee need more time and wo...

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What are the symptoms of a torn rotator cuff?

A rotator cuff injury can cause a dull ache in the shoulder, which often worsens with use of the arm away from the body. Motions like combing your hair or reaching behind your back can be difficult and painful. Rotator cuff injuries are more common as we age, especially for people working in a job t...

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Does my insurance work with Upland Hills Health?

It’s one of the most common questions our patient financial services experts get.

Most people are surprised to learn that Upland Hills Health works with a wide range of health plan and PPOs. We are an independent, nonprofit healthcare organization, always pursuing additional insurance carriers that service our communities.

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