Dr. John Rowe Talks Tools to Treat Arthritis

By Heather Roberts | hroberts@wcia.com

Published 04/29 2014 03:33PM

Updated 04/29 2014 05:20PM

Dr. Rowe has a special interest in hip replacement surgery. He is one of only approximately 3,000 surgeons in the United States who performs the “anterior approach” for hip replacement, which does not involve cutting muscle.

Office Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, 8 am to 5 pm.

John “Chip” Rowe, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon. He has been practicing orthopedic medicine since 1989, and has extensive experience in joint replacement surgery and sports-related procedures.

5 Tools for Arthritis management:
1.Activity modification
2.Consistent appropriate exercise
3.Weight management
4.Use of ambulatory aid (a walking stick)
5.Use of appropriate medications

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