Your Knee

Your Knee

From athletes to office workers, nearly all of the population move their knees at least once a day. The knees bear most of one’s body weight and are crucial for walking and running movements. At Advanced Orthopedics & Joint Preservation, our primary goal is to keep our patients active and pain-free. Our team will work diligently to diagnose your knee condition properly, so you can receive the treatment you need quickly.

Common Causes Of Knee Issues 

The knee joint is an intricate combination of muscles, bones, ligaments, tendons, and cartilage, all working together to allow for proper functionality. Even a small problem in just one of these areas can compromise the integrity of the entire joint. Below are some examples of what can lead to damage in the knee taking place:

  • General wear and tear over time.
  • Physical activities.
  • Sustaining a blunt force to the knee.
  • Degeneration of cartilage.
  • Slips and falls.

Knee Issues Treated

As previously stated, numerous incidents can occur, which lead to knee pain and damage. The critical thing to remember is that most of these issues can be treated by our team here at Advanced Orthopedics & Joint Preservation. Examples of these injuries and conditions include, but are not limited to:

  • ACL injuries.
  • Torn meniscus.
  • Fractures.
  • Dislocations.
  • Patellar tendonitis.
  • Iliotibial band syndrome.
  • Arthritic knee pain.

Treatment Options

The symptoms experienced from one knee injury to another can vastly differ. That is why, as a patient, you must seek care from a team that will provide you with numerous treatment options. Here at Advanced Orthopedics & Joint Preservation, we can do just that. Depending on the severity of your condition and symptoms, the below can aid in your recovery process:

  • Prescribing anti-inflammatory, pain-relieving, or arthritic medication.
  • Corticosteroid injections.
  • PRP and stem cell therapy.
  • Arthroscopic surgery.
  • Partial knee replacement surgery.
  • Total knee replacement surgery.
  • Immobilization through casting or bracing.

Request An Appointment

If you’re dealing with knee pain, it’s likely your quality of life has suffered as a result of this. Fortunately, here at Advanced Orthopedics & Joint Preservations, we have the answers for treatment you have been searching for. To take your first steps in making a full recovery, contact us today and schedule your primary appointment.  

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