Your knee is the largest joint in your body, and is one of the most easily injured. Each year, more than 10 million patients visit a doctor because of knee pain, fractures, ligament injuries, and arthritis. You are not alone!
Boston Orthopaedic & Spine has expert surgeons who are board-certified and fellowship-trained in adult knee reconstruction and sports-related knee issues. Using advanced surgical techniques and a patient-centered approach to care, our specialists can keep you active.
Common Causes of Knee Pain
There are many reasons to have knee pain. After all, the stress it encounters each day can be tremendous. Each step can generate pressures that are 2-3x your body weight! Common causes of knee pain include:
- Chondromalacia of the patella
- Meniscus tears
- Ligament injuries
- Cartilage injuries
- Complications related to knee replacement
If you have pain that has not improved with rest and ice, or your pain is associated with swelling, it is best to be evaluated by a physician. Whether your pain is new, old or the result of a surgery wearing out, we can help.
Our team of highly-trained professionals at Boston Orthopaedic & Spine uses surgical and nonsurgical treatments to address knee pain and dysfunction. With the help of specialized therapy, anti-inflammatory medications, injections, most patients do not need surgery to recover. If nonoperative treatments prove ineffective, surgery may be recommended. We have experts using the latest techniques/technology in:
- Knee arthroscopy
- Partial knee replacement
- Total knee replacement
- Computer-assisted knee replacement