Comprehensive Knee Care
Healthy, pain-free knees keep you walking the neighborhood, hiking a trail and running for a touchdown on the football field. When you have arthritis, a knee injury or sprain, the pain can limit your mobility and your enjoyment.
Our Orthopedic team is here with the care you need to relieve your knee pain and get you back to your active life.
Get Help for Your Knee Condition
We can help you with many different injuries, problems and conditions that affect your knees. We specialize in treating:
Treatment Options for Your Knees
Your Banner orthopedist will work with you on a treatment plan for your specific knee condition. Conservative treatments – medication, weight loss and physical therapy, for instance – are usually the first steps. If these don’t work, the next step may be injections directly into the knee to relieve pain and lubricate the knee joint.
If these treatment options don’t relieve your knee pain, your doctor may recommend surgery. Depending on your condition, your surgery might involve:
Your doctor will discuss with you how these procedures could help relieve your knee pain. You’ll review both the benefits and risks of each procedure and determine together which works best for your lifestyle and needs.
Keeping Your Knees Healthy
Help keep your knees healthy by following these tips:
- Wear shoes with good arch support
- Avoid high-heeled shoes whenever possible
- Avoid activities that bend your knee past a 90-degree angle, such as deep leg bends, to limit stress on your knee
- Keep a healthy weight – each pound of extra weight equals about 4 pounds of stress on your knees