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A New 'Hip' Approach

Uggen Health Line Article

Pain. Stiffness. Difficulty walking. These problems could become everyday realities for someone with hip problems. Hip replacement offers a long-lasting solution, and the surgeons with Fremont Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine offer an advanced surgical technique that can improve your hip-replacement experience

Four Ways to Ease Arthritis

Arthritis, a term used to describe more than 100 different conditions, causes pain and stiffness in the joints. For people in the early stages of joint stiffness who are not experiencing much pain, the best treatments are more conventional:

  • Get moving. Exercise and weight management can greatly reduce symptoms. However, make sure to …
  • Rest up. Be kind to your joints, and avoid high-impact activities.
  • Meditate on it. Thirty minutes of meditation a day can help ease pain.
  • Medicate safely. Talk with your physician about which over-the-counter medications and supplements will work best for you.
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Natural Selection

Natural Selection Article

Jon Uggen, DO, an Orthopaedic Surgeon on the Medical Staff at Fremont Health, followed in his family’s professional footsteps and developed his own approach to care.

"Tere are a lot of treatment modalities available that will help improve patients’ pain, mobility, and function so they can enjoy daily living. We have a lot of enhanced technology in our office, and I’m incorporating new technologies. It’s an exciting time to have these visual aids for patients. I have a lot of tools in my toolbox."
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Professional Memberships

  • Anderson Orthopaedic Research Institute
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Association Of Hip and knee Surgeons
  • American Osteopathic Academy Of Orthopedics
  • International Congress For Join Reconstruction
  • Nebraska Medical Association
  • Methodist Physicians Clinic