Knee Surgery

Knee Pain Treatment Options

Determining the causes of knee pain is a very crucial step to finding the best possible treatments. Depending on the diagnosis, the experienced orthopedic team at Lakewood Regional Medical Center will advise you on the best surgical and nonsurgical treatment options.

Non-Surgical Knee Pain Treatments

When it comes to the best treatment for your knee pain condition, the caring team of orthopedic specialists at Lakewood Regional Medical Center is committed to first exhausting a variety of non-surgical knee pain treatment options designed to allow some knee conditions time to heal on their own, before surgical intervention is considered. These options may include:

  • R.I.C.E. for the Knee
  • Knee Immobilization
  • Knee Physical Therapy
  • Knee Pain Injections
  • Anti-Inflammatory Medication
  • Knee Braces

Surgical Knee Pain Treatments

Though non-surgical knee pain treatments are often the best place to start for some knee pain conditions, they aren’t always enough to solve the problem or reduce the knee pain associated with it. When this is the case, you can trust in the experience and dedication of the orthopedic specialists at Lakewood Regional Medical Center. When it comes to surgery as a knee pain treatment, we endeavor first to explore the least invasive surgical options to resolve your knee pain condition. Surgical knee pain treatments available at Lakewood Regional Medical Center include:

ACL Reconstruction – When the anterior cruciate ligament becomes significantly damaged, this surgical knee pain treatment is designed to replace the ligament with a graft of healthy ligament tissue from elsewhere in the body. Learn more about ACL Reconstruction surgery.

Arthroscopic Chondroplasty – A minimally invasive outpatient procedure, this knee pain treatment removes a small area of damaged knee cartilage, allowing new, healthy cartilage tissue to grow in its place. Learn more.

Bilateral Knee Replacement – A knee pain treatment frequently used to correct damage caused by arthritis, Bilateral Knee Replacement involves the replacement of damaged tissue and bone in both knees, with artificial surfaces designed to work exactly like a biological knee. Find out more about Bilateral Knee Replacement.

Partial Knee Replacement – A less invasive procedure than total knee replacement, this knee pain treatment is designed to replace only the damaged parts of the knee. Find out more about how a partial knee replacement works.

Partial Meniscectomy – This outpatient and minimally invasive knee pain treatment removes part of the meniscus that may have become damaged as the result of a sports injury or other type of trauma. Learn more.

Revision Knee Surgery – For a variety of reasons, some initial knee replacement procedures may need to be revised. This knee pain treatment is designed to replace artificial knee components that may have worn out or stopped working properly.  Find out more.

Total Knee Replacement – In a knee that has been severely damaged, either by traumatic injury or arthritis, this knee pain treatment complete replaces damaged cartilage in the knee joint. Learn more about Total Knee Replacement.

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