Every year, people come from near and far to Sauk Prairie Healthcare’s Joint Health Center for joint replacement surgery — many come from hundreds of miles away to get treatment for their joint pain. You may think that’s a long way to go for a surgical procedure. But consider how that surgery can change your life, getting you back out there with the freedom, mobility and comfort you once knew.
The reputation of our joint replacement center is built on everything that happens before, during and after that surgery. At Sauk Prairie Healthcare, it’s not just surgery; it’s a program that gets results. It includes a team approach, coaching, family involvement, group support and therapy. And, of course, you can choose from some of the best Orthopedic surgeons around. >>Request Information
Knee Replacement Surgery
Pain in your knee from injury or arthritis can make every day activities difficult and can even keep you up at night. When your quality of life is impacted and conservative treatments no longer relieve your pain, it may be time to consider knee replacement surgery. Sauk Prairie Healthcare’s Joint Health Center offers both total knee replacement and partial knee replacement surgery. Many factors will determine which treatment is best for you. Your surgeon will perform a complete evaluation and discuss your knee replacement options with you.
Hip replacement surgery is a long-term solution for those with joint pain caused by end-stage hip arthritis. When non-operative treatments no longer provide relief from your hip pain, and its keeping you from doing things you enjoy, it may be time to consider hip replacement surgery. Orthopedic surgeons at Sauk Prairie Healthcare offer both the traditional posterior approach as well as the anterior approach to total hip replacement.
Shoulder Replacement Surgery
Your doctor may recommend shoulder replacement surgery when nonsurgical treatments are not easing your severe shoulder arthritis pain, interfering with everyday activities and keeping you up at night. In shoulder replacement surgery, your orthopedic surgeon will remove the damaged or worn out parts of the shoulder and replace them with a new shoulder replacement prosthesis. Orthopedic Surgeons at Sauk Prairie Healthcare offer both total shoulder replacement surgery and reverse shoulder replacement surgery.
When movement in the ankle becomes a source of chronic pain due to late-stage arthritis, a long-term solution is total ankle replacement surgery. Dr. Andrew Ertl is Sauk Prairie Healthcare’s Orthopedic surgeon with special training in foot and ankle surgery. He is one of the few specialists in the region offering total ankle replacement surgery. If you have persistent ankle pain and loss of function after exhausting conservative treatment options, total ankle replacement may provide a solution for long-term relief and get you back to an active lifestyle.