When you’ve spent years living with chronic pain and immobility, the decision to pursue knee replacement surgery is about more than eliminating symptoms; it’s about taking back your life. Whether it be through a total knee replacement or more conservative treatment measures, OrthoAspen is dedicated to supporting our patients’ active lifestyles and getting them back to doing the things they love.
Total knee replacement surgery is an intensive procedure; but it features one of the highest rates of post-surgical patient satisfaction. That’s because it effectively restores the structure of the knee joint that injury, arthritis, or other degenerative conditions has damaged over time. By replacing degraded knee joint components with prosthetic replacements, knee replacement surgery produces a dramatic reduction in chronic symptoms and a restored ability to perform formerly inhibited activities.
If you have made the decision to undergo knee replacement surgery, an understanding of the process ahead can help you to mentally and physically prepare. There are numerous steps of the treatment process that precede surgery; these include diagnosis, physical examination, and imaging tests and scans.
The basic surgical procedure will include the following six steps:
After the surgical process is concluded, the recovery process begins. And at the conclusion of the recovery process, you will have all the freedom and life enjoyment that comes with a functional, symptom-free knee.
At OrthoAspen, we are committed to promoting active lifestyles. For patients with chronic knee pain, knee replacement surgery often represents the best means of reclaiming the active lifestyle that knee joint degeneration prohibits. To learn more about knee replacement treatment at OrthoAspen or to schedule an appointment, contact us today.