Should I Have a Total Knee Replacement? – Your guide to making a decision, and what to expect following surgery

Should I Have a Total Knee Replacement? – Your guide to making a decision, and what to expect following surgery

Nobody wants to have surgery unless it’s absolutely necessary. But how do you know if it’s necessary to have a total knee replacement? No two patients are alike, but I typically ask my patients two questions before we decide that it’s time to visit the orthopedic surgeon:

Meniscus Tears, Arthroscopic Surgery, and Increasing Your Risk for Total Knee Replacement

Meniscus tears are common and seen regularly in physical therapy practices around the country. These injuries are seen with direct contact to the knee or with non-contact, cutting movements.