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for Arthritis of the Knee

Arthritis of the Knee
Suggested Pre-Referral Evaluation and Management Guidelines 1) Activity modification
2) Weight loss
3) Physical therapy

If patient has failed above management, refer to Adult Reconstructive Team
Suggested Additional Test/Management Prior to Specialty Visit Weight Bearing AP, Lateral and Sunrise X-rays
Patient Education/Information (includes preps)  
Appointment Timeframe First Available
How to Get Results to Consultant UMHS Patients: See Careweb
External Patients: Patients must obtain and hand carry hardcopy or CD of radiographic studies (MRI/CT/X-rays)
Clinic Contact Information Physician: 800-962-3555
Patient: 734-936-6636
Clinic Location Sites Taubman Health Care Center
Brighton Health Care Center
Medsport Domino Farms
UM Consulting Physician Andrew G. Urquhart, M.D.
J. David Blaha, M.D.
Karl F. Schultz, M.D.
Revised on: 11/04/2009