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Bones & Joints (Orthopedics)

Your body was made to move. The Astera Health orthopedics team is here to ensure you can move it through all the ages and stages of life. Whether climbing stairs, playing sports, or chasing grandchildren, we help Central Minnesota residents do it all, pain-free. 

Did you know Astera now offers orthopedic walk-in care? Click the button below to learn more about seeing an orthopedic specialist with no appointment!

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Orthopedics suite of services

Our orthopedics team provides comprehensive care for your bones and joints. Whether you have a musculoskeletal condition, experienced orthopedic trauma, or wear and tear brought on by years of use, our orthopedic specialists can diagnose your issue and offer solutions suited to your health and long-term goals.  

We use advanced diagnostic imaging, such as X-ray and MRI, to arrive at an accurate diagnosis. Based on the results of those tests, your orthopedic specialist may recommend rest, lifestyle changes, or over-the-counter pain medication. When these measures don’t provide the relief you need, you may benefit from one or more of the following treatment options: 

  • Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction 
  • Bunion or hammertoe correction 
  • Carpal tunnel release 
  • Fracture care (casting or surgical repair of the hand, wrist, arm, toe, foot, ankle, or clavicle) 
  • Ganglion cyst removal 
  • Osteoarthritis care 
  • Minimally invasive knee and shoulder injury repair 
  • Rehabilitation 
  • Rotator cuff repair 
  • Sports medicine care 
  • Total joint replacements of the:
  • Treatment for repetitive use and sports-related injuries 

Total joint replacements

Explore the option of total joint replacements when other interventions fall short. Dr. Robertson, with expertise in direct anterior hip, Oxford knee, and reverse total shoulder replacements, performs these procedures in Wadena. Total joint replacements, using ROSA Knee robotic technology, provide a reliable solution for damaged or arthritic joints. This technology, personalized to each patient’s unique anatomy, reduces pain, improves mobility, and restores quality of life. Learn more about ROSA

Orthopedics connections, education, and recovery

Preparing for and recovering from joint replacement surgery is a unique journey for everyone. Our Joint Wellness Center is a unique facility within the hospital dedicated to ensuring a seamless process for everyone receiving a joint replacement, before and after surgery. Features include:  

  • Coordinated after-care program to help with positive long-term results 
  • Educational courses that allow family or friends to participate as coaches in the recovery process  
  • Group activities and classes 
  • Joint care coordinators who manage pre-surgery care, discharge planning, and more 
  • Nurses and therapists who specialize in the care of joint replacement patients  
  • Patient-centered, team-based care  
  • Private rooms for each patient 
  • Wi-Fi access  

Additionally, the Joint Camp offers a supportive community for orthopedics patients. Before and after surgery, you meet with others awaiting or recovering from joint replacement and share motivation, encouragement, and recovery experiences.  

Before, during, and after joint replacement surgery, you work your way through resources to help you understand the process. For example, one of the following joint guidebooks may be used to continue your education: 

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Orthopedics near you

When your joints need a helping hand, orthopedics experts are ready to serve you, close to home. You can find Astera’s comprehensive orthopedic care at the following locations on certain days: 

Ready to take the next step toward relief? Find an orthopedic specialist at Astera Health 

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Astera Health – Wadena

Toll-Free: 800-880-3627
Phone: 218-631-3510

Orthopedics near you

When your joints need a helping hand, orthopedics experts are ready to serve you, close to home. You can find Astera’s comprehensive orthopedic care at the following locations on certain days: 

Ready to take the next step toward relief? Find an orthopedic specialist at Astera Health 

Why choose Astera Health?

When you need medical care, you want to ensure you’re getting the best care possible. Astera strives to ensure that all patients always receive a high level of service. Patients love our clinics for all of the following reasons: 

Care for all ages 

We provide comprehensive services for all ages, from young children to older adults. 

Personalized treatment 

We develop customized treatment plans to meet the unique needs of every patient, ensuring they receive the best care. 

Compassionate care 

Our medical staff takes a personal interest in all our patients, providing compassionate care in your time of need. 

Tuesday, March 26

All clinics, rehab, and ReadyCare will open at 10 am