Knee Injury Treatment
Dr. Adickes understands all aspects of knee injuries and treatment, having been a professional athlete and patient himself before becoming an orthopedic surgeon. If you believe you have suffered a knee injury, call Dr. Adickes in Houston TX today.
The knee is a complex joint and one that is integral to functional, comfortable weight-bearing. The knee is meant to support jumping, pivoting, and several other motions. It contains tendons, ligaments, bones, and cartilage. As such, this part of the body is vulnerable to injury. If acute or chronic pain occurs in the knee, it is important to obtain appropriate medical care.
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Knee Injury FAQ
What are Common Knee Injuries that Require Surgery?
At What Age Do Most Knee Injuries Occur?
What Can I Do to Avoid Needing Knee Surgery?
If you experience acute or ongoing knee pain, contact your doctor for a full examination. Usually, non-surgical therapies such as physical rehabilitation and medication are prescribed as first-line treatments for knee pain.
Mark Adickes, M.D. as seen on CBS’s “The Doctors”
COMMON KNEE PROCEDURES
TOTAL KNEE REPLACEMENT
PARTIAL KNEE REPLACEMENT
ARTHROSCOPY OF THE KNEE JOINT
The benefits of arthroscopy involve smaller incisions, faster healing, a more rapid recovery, and less scarring. Arthroscopic surgical procedures are often performed on an outpatient basis and the patient is able to return home on the same day.
ACL RECONSTRUCTION SURGERY
ACL reconstruction is a commonly performed surgical procedure and with recent advances in arthroscopic surgery can now be performed with minimal incisions and low complication rates.