Knee replacement surgery can help patients with knee-related conditions or injuries to walk and perform day-to-day activities more easily. The procedure involves removing and replacing the damaged joint surface with an artificial one. After surgery, patients initially feel discomfort and stiffness in their knee, but this is part of the normal recovery process and improves […]
Total Knee Replacement
What Nonsurgical Treatments Can I Try Before Total Knee Arthroplasty?
According to recent studies, up to 25% of American adults (one in four) suffer from chronic knee pain. If you are one of them, you know how disruptive a nagging knee problem can be to your mobility and quality of life. Depending on the cause and severity of your condition, you have various options to […]
The Total Knee Replacement Journey
If you are considering or preparing for knee replacement surgery, you most likely have been living with worsening pain in your knee – especially during movement – for a long time. You probably are well-versed in all the latest treatments for knee osteoarthritis, including physical therapy, exercise, medication, and therapeutic injections. At some point, you […]
Total Knee Arthroplasty: Is This Procedure for Me?
If you suffer from arthritis in one or both knees, and you just can’t find a treatment that sufficiently reduces your pain, it may be time for knee replacement surgery. The pain of osteoarthritis affects more than 30 million Americans, hindering their ability to enjoy an active lifestyle – sometimes even leading to other health […]
Benefits of Total Knee Replacement Surgery
A total knee replacement can help increase mobility, decrease pain, and restore a person to the lifestyle they once enjoyed. Typical knee replacement patients report increased function and less pain after a full recovery, which is why this surgical procedure is highly recommended for consideration by those who live with chronic knee pain from advanced […]
Do I Need a Partial or a Total Knee Replacement?
If physical therapy and other nonsurgical options have not helped relieve your knee pain or regain your mobility, knee replacement surgery may be a good option for you. If you are considering knee replacement surgery, you’re not alone. According to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, approximately 600,000 people each year in the US […]