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Partial Knee Replacement – If It’s Not Broken, Don’t Fix It. A Guide to Knee Replacements
Date:3/29/2013

Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) March 29, 2013

Patients who have arthritis in one compartment of the knee may not need a total knee replacement to relieve pain and restore function. An alternative option, Partial Knee Replacement, restores only the side of the knee that is damaged by arthritis. Experienced surgeons at The Florida Knee and Orthopedic Centers specialize in partial knee replacements and have been performing this outpatient procedure for over twenty years. Why replace your entire knee when there’s only one part that is broken? These top doctors abide by the old saying that goes, “If it’s not broken, don’t fix it”.

Who can benefit from a partial knee replacement?
The treatment is designed for patients whose x-rays show arthritis in one knee compartment and who have not had satisfactory pain relief with non-surgical treatment. When shots and pills fail and lifestyle is impaired, a partial knee replacement can be a step in the right direction. Knee x-rays, taken while standing, can indicate if a partial knee replacement procedure may be right for you. Patients at FKOC are very happy to learn that they will be back to normal activities in 4-6 weeks with no physical therapy. Partial knee replacement is a less painful, small-incision outpatient procedure that can get you home in time for dinner.

Benefits from a partial knee replacement include:

  • No blood transfusions
  • No hospital stay
  • No sutures to remove
  • Patients are up and walking the same day
  • No physical therapy
  • Back to activities in 4-6 weeks

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