The Team to Choose for Knee Surgery in Reno, NV
Are you living with chronic knee pain caused by osteoarthritis or another condition? Does this pain make it difficult or even impossible for you to get around and perform your normal activities? If so, you might be a candidate for total knee arthroplasty. Dr. Rueben Nair and the other skilled orthopedists at Tahoe Fracture & Orthopedic Medical Clinic’s Reno, Nevada, location have extensive experience performing this procedure. We generally recommend that patients attempt to resolve their symptoms using conservative techniques, but if those methods aren’t providing relief, knee surgery could be an option.
What Happens During a Total Knee Arthroplasty Procedure?
Your knee joint is made up of three different compartments: the patellofemoral compartment, which is located in the front of your knee; the medial compartment, which is located on the inner side of your knee; and the lateral compartment, which is located on the outer side of your knee. During total knee arthroplasty — also referred to as “a total knee replacement” — the surgeon replaces your entire knee joint with prosthetic components (this is different than partial knee arthroplasty, where the surgeon replaces only the damaged part of the joint).
Schedule a Consultation
If you’d like to find out whether total knee arthroplasty surgery is an option for your specific condition, contact Tahoe Fracture & Orthopedic Medical Clinic today to schedule a consultation at our Reno, NV, location (you can also request an appointment online). Dr. Nair or one of our other knowledgeable orthopedic specialists will perform an examination and help you determine a course of treatment that’s tailored to your needs.