An arthroscopy is an examination of the internal structures of a joint. An illuminated scope, called an arthroscope is inserted into the joint through a small incision. Arthroscopies are performed in some cases to diagnose a problem and in others during minimally invasive arthroscopic surgeries. At the Orlando Orthopaedic Center our fellowship trained joint specialists use arthroscopic technology to both diagnose and operate on patients in need of knee repair and other orthopedic procedures. If you or a loved one are in need of knee pain treatment, look no further then the joint experts at the Orlando Orthopaedic Center.
There are several treatment options for those suffering from pain and/or immobility of the knee. Physical therapy, viscosupplementation, support braces and anti-inflammatory medications often prove to be effective forms of knee pain treatment. In other cases knee surgery is necessary in order to repair damage resulting from injury, degeneration and/or aging.
At the Orlando Orthopaedic Center our joint specialists perform arthroscopic knee surgeries including:
- Total knee replacement
- Partial knee replacement
- Repair or reconstruct of torn ligaments
- Release of malaligned kneecap
Arthroscopies offer a minimally invasive approach to knee repair. Patients who undergo arthroscopic knee surgery generally report shorter recovery times and less pain. Though arthroscopic knee surgery is not the answer for all knee pain sufferers it is viable option to explore when considering surgery.
Candidates for arthroscopic knee surgery often suffer from:
- Arthritis of the knee
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Sports Injuries
At the Orlando Orthopaedic Center our joint specialists use state of the art techniques to perform arthroscopies of the knee and other joints. Whether you are simply in need of physical therapy or total knee replacement surgery; our specialists are here to help you through every step of the diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation process. If you are in need of knee pain treatment and/or knee repair surgery, schedule a consultation with one or our specialists today.