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Knee Conditions and Treatments

Knee injuries are extremely common and are often the result of either repetitive overuse or  trauma from an impact or twist. PinnacleHealth orthopedists are expert at diagnosing and treating a wide range of knee conditions.

Common conditions we treat include:

  • Osteoarthritis
  • Ligament damage
  • Cartilage erosion
  • Bone chips
  • Bursitis
  • Tendonitis
  • ACL injury
  • MCL injury
  • Meniscus tear
  • Muscle damage

Treatments plans vary and may include:

  • Medication to ease discomfort and increase functionality.
  • Injections directly into the area may reduce inflammation and pain, allowing for greater mobility.
  • Physical therapy to promote healing and improve functionality.
  • Surgical intervention including a variety of procedures, including  minimally invasive arthroscopic surgery.

Advanced Surgical Techniques

The orthopedic surgeons at PinnacleHealth offer patients the best in surgical options for the knee including minimally invasive surgery and total knee joint replacement. Surgical procedures include:
  • Diagnostic exploration
  • Meniscus Repair
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Reconstruction
  • Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Reconstruction
  • Knee Replacement

Total Knee Joint Replacement

PinnacleHealth is ranked #1 in the state for total number of joint replacement surgeries performed. The reason more patients trust PinnacleHealth is simple: by utilizing the best in surgical techniques, our expert surgeons get successful results, allowing for faster recovery and a quicker return to normal activities.

Knee joint replacement patients at PinnacleHealth also have the option to receive a femoral nerve block, an advanced anesthetic injected near a nerve prior to surgery to control pain.


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