Arthroscopic Knee Surgery in Wisconsin
Aurora Health Care’s Orthopedic Experts Offer Minimally Invasive Knee Surgery
Knee injuries are common – for both professional and “weekend” athletes. But you don’t need to let you knee injury slow you down. At Aurora Health Care, our orthoscopic surgeons offer minimally invasive surgery – known as arthroscopic knee surgery – to get you back in the game sooner. If you live in Wisconsin or Northern Illinois, there’s likely an Aurora orthopedics specialist near you.
Small Incisions, Faster Recovery After Knee Surgery
Knee arthroscopy is a minimally invasive outpatient surgical procedure to treat torn meniscus cartilage or an injured anterior cruciate ligament (ACL). Aurora Health Care orthopedic surgeons can view, repair or remove the damaged cartilage using a small scope and micro instruments, so there are only small incisions. This leads to faster recovery than most experience with more invasive treatments.
With arthroscopic knee surgeryat Aurora, some patients regain knee function without formal physical therapy. Others may experience stiffness, swelling or pain as a result of knee arthroscopy surgery, and may require physical therapy for 3-12 weeks.
Physical Therapy Following Arthroscopic Knee Surgery
When physical therapy is critical to the success of knee arthroscopy surgery, Aurora Health Care's coordinated team of caregivers streamlines the therapy process. Primary care physicians, orthopedic surgeons and therapists typically work from the same location, making it easier for the entire team to be "on the same page." Our one-on-one orthopedic rehabilitation services are designed to help you quickly restore function, reduce pain and get back into the game. From Kenosha to Green Bay, Aurora’s orthopedic specialists can help you recover based on your individual needs.
Find an orthopedic specialist in Wisconsin who specializes in arthroscopic knee surgery.