Total Knee Arthroplasty or “knee replacement” is a very successful surgery for patients with severe osteoarthritis of the knee. Osteoarthritis is the wearing away of the articular cartilage. This condition causes increased pain with weight-bearing and activity. For patients who have failed conservative treatments including prescription medications, injections, and activity modification, knee replacement can restore pain-free function. Dr. Bushnell can evaluate you to determine if you need a knee replacement or if non-operative treatment may be better for you.
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