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Keith Frederick Tyson
Specializes in Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery
16324 Mount Airy Road
Shrewsbury, PA
 

Dr. Keith Tyson is a foot doctor and foot and ankle surgeon in Hanover, PA, Lancaster, PA, and York, PA. Dr. Tyson's areas of expertise include clubfoot, foot surgery, and reconstructive surgery. His average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. He takes several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Capital BlueCross. He trained at Northlake Medical Center for residency. Dr. Tyson is affiliated with WellSpan Surgery and Rehabilitation Hospital, WellSpan York Hospital, and Lancaster General Health. He is accepting new patients.

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Bronwyn Wilke
Specializes in Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery
16324 Mount Airy Road
Shrewsbury, PA
 

Dr. Bronwyn Wilke practices podiatry (foot & ankle medicine) and foot & ankle surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Wilke include arthroscopic surgery, minor surgery, and sports health. Dr. Wilke's professional affiliations include WellSpan Surgery and Rehabilitation Hospital, WellSpan York Hospital, and Lancaster General Health. She accepts United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Capital BlueCross, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Wilke is accepting new patients. She trained at OhioHealth - Grant Medical Center, Columbus for residency. She speaks Spanish.

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Jeffrey A Dunkerley
Specializes in Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery
16324 Mount Airy Road
Shrewsbury, PA
 

Dr. Jeffrey Dunkerley specializes in podiatry (foot & ankle medicine) and foot & ankle surgery and practices in York, PA, Lancaster, PA, and Hanover, PA. His areas of expertise include foot problems, foot surgery, and wounds. Dr. Dunkerley is professionally affiliated with WellSpan Surgery and Rehabilitation Hospital, WellSpan York Hospital, and Lancaster General Health. For his residency, Dr. Dunkerley trained at St. Agnes Medical Center, Philadelphia. He is in-network for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Capital BlueCross, as well as other insurance carriers. He has an open panel.

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Michael B Younes
Specializes in Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery
16324 Mount Airy Road
Shrewsbury, PA
 

Dr. Michael Younes works as a podiatrist and foot and ankle surgeon. For his professional training, Dr. Younes completed a residency program at Crozer-Chester Medical Center. His areas of expertise include the following: arthroscopic surgery, minor surgery, and sports health. Dr. Younes honors several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Capital BlueCross. Dr. Younes is professionally affiliated with WellSpan Surgery and Rehabilitation Hospital, WellSpan York Hospital, and Lancaster General Health. His practice is open to new patients.

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Rick F Martin
Specializes in Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery
16324 Mount Airy Road
Shrewsbury, PA
 

Dr. Rick Martin's areas of specialization are podiatry (foot & ankle medicine) and foot & ankle surgery. His areas of expertise include the following: foot surgery, heel pain, and wounds. United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Capital BlueCross are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Martin takes. Dr. Martin is professionally affiliated with WellSpan Surgery and Rehabilitation Hospital, WellSpan York Hospital, and Lancaster General Health. Dr. Martin is accepting new patients.

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What is Joint Replacement?

Joint replacement, sometimes also called arthroplasty, is an option when a joint becomes severely damaged by disease or injury. The damaged cartilage of the joint is surgically removed, the ends of the bones in the joint are resurfaced, and a prosthetic is installed. Most prosthetic joints are made of a metal piece that fits into a plastic sleeve so that they glide smoothly. A joint replacement increases stability in the damaged area and decreases pain. The hip and knee are the two joints most commonly replaced, but joint replacement can also be performed on the ankle, shoulder, elbow and even fingers.

Although joint replacement is one of the safest and most reliable medical procedures available, it is still a major surgical procedure. All surgical procedures carry risks, such as infection or blood clots. For this reason, doctors try to help their patients avoid surgery for as long as they can. Taking arthritis medications, losing weight, avoiding high impact sports such as running, taking supplements such as glucosamine or chondroitin, or having joint injections may allow a patient to enjoy life without the need for surgery.

After having joint replacement surgery, expect some pain the first few days as you recover. Physical therapy is an important part of recovery, and it can decrease complications and increase your future mobility. As soon as possible, returning to low impact sports such as swimming, walking or biking can stretch and heal your new joint. A prosthetic joint can last 15 - 20 years and cannot be further damaged by degenerative diseases such as arthritis, so once it is done you should be pain-free for many years.
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