With the goal of relieving pain, restoring motion, and straightening your limb, a total knee replacement surgery is used to replace your painful knee joint with an artificial knee prosthesis made of metal and plastic. The artificial knee replacement restores the normal function of the knee... Read more
Subchondroplasty is a minimally invasive procedure that encourages the natural healing of bone marrow lesions (BMLs). Patients with chronic bone marrow lesions are more likely to require a total knee replacement. The goal of the subchondroplasty procedure is to heal the BMLs and preserve the joint.
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Knee revision surgery is also known as revision total knee replacement. It's a procedure that orthopedic surgeons use to replace previously implanted artificial knee joints, or prosthetics, that have become loose, are causing pain, or are at risk of causing harm to the knee joint.
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Osteoarthritis, also called degenerative arthritis, is a gradual breakdown of cartilage in the joints. Cartilage is a tough, flexible connective tissue that protects the ends of bones in the joints. Osteoarthritis of the knee can severely impact a person’s lifestyle.
This outpatient procedure relieves pain and swelling in the knee caused by bursitis, or inflammation of the bursa. The bursa is a fluid-filled sac between the skin and patella (commonly called the kneecap).
Our knee doctors at Advanced Orthopedic Specialists are recognized experts in the diagnosis and treatment of knee injuries and conditions.
Pain in the knee can be the result of a condition that has developed over time or from overuse like osteoarthritis, arthritis, and Runner’s knee, or from... Read more