Knee Pain Care
When you feel chronic knee pain, everyday activities such as climbing stairs, walking and even sitting can be uncomfortable. Count on Avera Orthopedics’ team of joint experts to provide you with an accurate diagnosis and innovative solutions to help you find pain relief and get moving again.
Surgical and Non-Surgical Options
You’ll benefit from a customized treatment plan that is personalized to your circumstances and goals. When possible, your treatment will begin with conservative, nonsurgical methods such as:
Is Knee Surgery Right for Me?
Your doctor may recommend knee surgery if conservative methods don’t provide relief from the pain or stiffness related to conditions such as:
- ACL tears or ligament injuries
- Arthritis including osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis
- Fractures, torn cartilage, or other injuries that can cause permanent damage
Advanced Knee Surgery Options
If surgery is your best option, count on your orthopedic surgeon to recommend the most effective option for you. At Avera Orthopedics, you’ll have access to the latest in surgical advancements, including:
Knee Replacement Recovery
After knee replacement surgery, physical and occupational therapists help you minimize scar tissue formation and increase your knee’s range of motion and flexibility with a personalized rehabilitation plan.
Before you leave the hospital, you’ll have a rehabilitation plan in place – that may include outpatient therapy or Avera@Home home health services – to ensure the most complete recovery possible.