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"Had a full hip replacement at UW Hospital last August. Could not have gone any better. Have not taken any pain meds in many months. The surgery has let me return to bicycle riding and to continue working. Thank you, UW Health and Dr. Squire!"


- Paul from Beloit, age 57

Orthopedics and Rehabilitation at UW Health in Madison, Wisconsin, provides state-of-the-art, comprehensive care of adult and childhood musculoskeletal disorders through prompt treatment of our patients in quality facilities.
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UW Health Orthopedics and Rehabilitation: Betsy standup paddleboarding after her total knee replacement surgery

"Welcome to the JRC"


After total knee replacement surgery, Betsy revels in her informal JRC (Joint Replacement Club) membership, saying, "We are everywhere ... walking and biking and dancing and swimming and catching the Frisbee and playing more with our loved ones."


Read Betsy's story


More Patient Stories


Partial Knee Replacement: The Patient Experience

Susan Farnsworth's Recovery from Spine Surgery

Ken Oltrogge's Recovery from Spine Surgery

Helping Rebeca Yepez with Her Shoulder Pain

John Bohlman's Hip Replacement Surgery

E.J. Stanton's Total Knee Replacement

Lisa's Knee Replacement Surgery

Paul Uhrlich's Total Knee Replacement

Sharon Langer's Knee Replacement Surgery

Lee Youngberg's Double Knee Replacement

Ruth Sheldon's Knee Replacement Surgery

Cheryl Rawlings' Total Knee Replacement Surgery

Betsy Bazur-Leidy's Total Knee Replacement

Gail Lucas' Hip Replacement Surgery

Donald Ladd's Knee Replacement Surgery

Rick Green's Hip Replacement Surgery

Patty Neumueller's Hip Replacement Surgery

Michael Zaleski's Total Knee Replacement

Lowell's Knee Replacement Surgery

Linda Seamars' Hip Replacement Surgery