The Benefits of Minimally Invasive Knee Replacements: What You Need to Know
Updated: Aug 9
Knee pain and stiffness can be debilitating and have a significant impact on your quality of life. If non-surgical treatments like physical therapy, medications, or injections haven't provided adequate relief, knee replacement surgery may be an option. Traditionally, knee replacement surgery involved large incisions and a lengthy recovery process. However, thanks to advancements in orthopedic surgery, minimally invasive knee replacements are now available and can offer numerous benefits.
So, what are the benefits of minimally invasive knee replacements? For starters, the procedure typically involves smaller incisions, which can lead to less pain, swelling, and scarring. Additionally, patients may experience a faster recovery time, with many able to return to their daily activities sooner than with traditional knee replacement surgery. The procedure also carries a lower risk of complications, such as infections or blood clots.
In conclusion, minimally invasive knee replacement surgery is a promising option for patients suffering from knee pain and stiffness. With smaller incisions, less pain and scarring, faster recovery times, and lower risk of complications, it's no wonder why more and more patients are choosing this procedure.
Dr. Amanda Marshall-Rodriguez, a board-certified Orthopaedic Surgeon, has conducted over 5000 knee replacements and is part of the team of experts at TruOrtho available to help if you are experiencing knee pain and stiffness and are considering minimally invasive knee replacement surgery. At TruOrtho, we are committed to providing outstanding care and utilizing the latest techniques to help patients achieve favorable outcomes.
Contact us today to schedule a consultation and take the first step toward regaining your mobility and improving your quality of life.