Are you having trouble with your knee? Does it hurt when you walk on it, try to bend it, or pivot your foot? If you have knee problems, get it taken care of. After all, your knees bear your weight, give you mobility and are necessary for just about everything you do.
There are several different types of knee surgery, including:
- Knee replacement surgery (Arthroplasty)
- Knee ligament repair
- Knee abrasion arthroplasty
- Runner’s knee (Patellofemoral Stress Syndrome)
Who benefits from knee surgery? Anyone dealing with pain, swelling, repetitive injury or arthritis or osteoporosis of the knee joint. Any knee surgery or procedure may help increase range of motion and reduce the pain and swelling caused by sports injuries, arthritis, or wear and tear caused by general aging. Knee surgery procedures are designed to improve mobility and quality of life and are often recommended for treatment of many types of diseases processes and injuries.
The problem for many is expense. However, did you know that you could receive the best in orthopedic surgery in locations such as India and South Korea for half the price you’d pay in the U.S.? Get online and research your options. You’ll likely be surprised. When looking for an orthopedic surgeon, make sure your choice is certified through State, Provincial, or National Board of Orthopedic Surgeon organizations or associations in their country of origin.
Don’t limp or grimace through life. Take care of your knees and they’ll take care of you.