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Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Treatment Options

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Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Treatment Options
University Hospital orthopedics and sports medicine specialists understand the impact that painful or limited mobility can have. It affects your entire body – and your life. We treat the full spectrum of pediatric and adult orthopedic conditions and help you reduce your pain and heal as quickly as possible.

Our fellowship-trained and board-certified orthopedic doctors use advanced treatments to reconstruct bones, tendons or joints to restore function and reduce pain. They also collaborate with your primary care doctors and other specialists, including brain and spine specialists, radiologists, interventional pain specialists and physical therapists, to form a seamlessly coordinated team of experts to treat you.

When it comes to your treatment options, you’re always part of a well-informed decision-making process.

Nonsurgical Treatment

After we evaluate your condition, we prefer to first consider the most effective treatments for you that will be the least invasive.

Many orthopedic conditions can be treated without surgery with nonsurgical options including:

  • Activity modification
  • Anti-inflammatory medication, including over-the-counter medicines and prescription medicines
  • Bracing
  • Immobilization
  • Interventional pain management, including dry needling, injections and nerve blocks
  • Physical and occupational therapy

Surgical Treatment

If your condition requires surgery, we offer comprehensive surgical options for all orthopedic conditions. Our experienced surgeons are experts in the most advanced procedures, including hip replacement, knee replacement and shoulder replacement.

Many sports-related injuries and complex cases involving more than one fracture call for arthroscopic surgery.

University Hospital also offers you the advanced technology and patient-focused facilities you expect, as part of your coordinated and comprehensive care.

Doctors
  1. Animesh Agarwal, MD
    Orthopedic Surgery
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  2. Crystal Ramanujam, DPM
    Podiatry
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  3. Ian Whitney, MD
    Orthopedic Surgery
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