Knee care is the replacement or treatment of the knee and the tissues that surround it.
Our orthopedic knee specialists provide expert care and treatment for a variety of conditions, including:
Knee cartilage restoration
If your sore knee is causing you to cut back on favorite activities, we may have a solution. Cartilage restoration may work better than total knee replacement. The damaged cartilage is removed and replaced by healthy cartilage.
Knee pain and problems
No matter what ailment you are experiencing in your knee, our multi-disciplinary team of specialists will work together to diagnose and treat your specific needs.
Knee replacement surgery
Your orthopedic doctor recommends a knee replacement if a person experiences stiffness or pain in his or her knee joint that can’t be relieved by medication. What’s more, a candidate for surgery finds walking even short distances difficult.
As the name would suggest, runner’s knee occurs often with avid runners. But it can also be caused by any activity that puts repeated pressure on the knee joint. The term may actually be used to refer to a variety of conditions that cause pain around the kneecap.
A torn meniscus can occur in a number of ways including everything from simple walking to traumatic sports injuries to routine "wear and tear."
The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is one of the most commonly injured ligaments of the knee. Immediately after an ACL inury, a person will usually experience pain, swelling and the knee may feel unstable. Within a few hours, patients often have a large amount of knee swelling, loss of range of motion, pain or tenderness along the joint line and discomfort while walking.
Knee ligament repairs
If there is a complete tear of the knee ligament, a knee ligament repair surgery may be needed. Our orthopedic specialists include first-class surgeons who specialize in these types of procedures.
Ligament injuries to the knee
The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) may be the most commonly injured ligament in the knee, but injuries may also occur to the posterior cruciate ligament (PCL), medial collateral ligament (MCL) or lateral collateral ligament (LCL). Injuries may also occur to multiple of these ligaments. Our specialists work with you to diagnose and treat your ailment and get you back to full strength.
The posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) is located in the back of the knee and connects the thighbone (femur) to the shinbone (tibia). Our physicians have expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of PCL injuries.