Everyone – from walkers to farmers to recreational athletes – relies on their knees. Maybe that’s why knee pain is one of the most common reasons people visit a doctor.
At Aurora Health Care, we offer a uniquely integrated approach to treating knee pain. Our team includes fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeons and sports medicine doctors and dedicated physical therapists. Many have special training focused on knee care. That means no matter what’s causing your pain, you can get the treatment that’s right for you – and get back to doing the things you love most.
Almost 5 million Americans are living with a total knee replacement. By age 80, about 10% of people have an artificial knee. Yet each knee is different, which is why the customized treatment we offer is so important.
Here are some of the reasons people choose us for knee care:
The first line of treatment for knee pain is home care, including rest, over-the-counter pain relievers and cold packs. If your knee remains stiff, swollen or painful after trying these methods, it’s time to consult a doctor.
We offer a variety of nonsurgical treatments for knee pain, including:
We offer a variety of surgical knee treatments and repairs. Most often, we use minimally invasive surgical approaches, which use only small incisions so that you heal faster. What’s more, our pain relief options can help you begin physical therapy within hours of having surgery.
Our knee surgeries include: