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How UK HealthCare’s innovative bone + joint program is keeping Lexingtonians on their feet

UK HealthCare’s hip and knee specialists can help you stay in the game.

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Get the same advanced care for hip and knee disorders as the Division I athletes UK HealthCare treats.

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Experiencing hip or knee pain? Or maybe a family member says it’s time for you to see someone about your walking? Luckily for Central Kentuckians, the UK HealthCare Adult Reconstruction and Hip Preservation team is here to help.

Innovative care

Their team of physicians, physician assistants, trainers, and physical therapists can treat people of all ages — from weekend warriors to on-the-go grandparents — to remain active. How? Their fellowship-trained surgeons are world-renowned for developing and implementing leading-edge techniques to diagnose, treat, and educate patients about bone and joint disorders.

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University of Kentucky Men’s Basketball Coach John Calipari and UK Football Coach Mark Stoops rely on the UK HealthCare team to keep both them and their players healthy.

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They also work with patients to prevent joint replacement using hip-preservation procedures. Offering everything from state-of-the-art injections to minimally invasive procedures, the team can get you back to playing golf or even just resting peacefully. Fun Fact: University of Kentucky Men’s Basketball Coach John Calipari and UK Football Coach Mark Stoops are able to stay in the game to chase the next championship, having entrusted their care to UK’s joint replacement specialists.

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As one of the largest hip programs in the state, UK Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine treats a wide variety of problems, from traumatic injuries to multiple forms of arthritis.

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Appointments on your time

Excellent, supportive care is available at UK HealthCare year-round, including:

  • Full range of care: The team provides comprehensive care for adults, including initial assessment, medical treatments, and if necessary, surgery and rehabilitation at UK HealthCare’s Spine & Joint clinic. To make an appointment with a joint replacement or hip preservation specialist, call (859) 323-5533.
  • Walk-in care: Injuries happen, which is why UK HealthCare offers walk-in clinics providing specialized care for orthopaedic and sports injuries. The Sports Medicine Walk-In Clinic is open Monday–Friday, 7- 8 a.m. sprains, breaks + other sports injuries. For any orthopaedic injury, the General Orthopaedic Walk-In Clinic is open Monday–Friday, 8 a.m.-12 p.m. Both walk-in clinics are located at UK HealthCare – Turfland ( 2195 Harrodsburg Rd.).

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