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.
Comprehensive Care for Knee Pain
At Avera Orthopedics, 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:
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:
You may also be able to take advantage of our innovative total knee option where a knee replacement is designed specifically for you. This ensures that your new knee replacement fits exactly like your old one, but without the pain.
If needed, you can count on Avera Orthopedics for revisions of total joint replacements.
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. Through this inpatient therapy program, you’ll have the guidance and support you need to speed healing and learn how to care for yourself at home.
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.