Knee Arthroplasty

What are the indication of total knee replacement ?

- osteoarthritis

- rheumatoid arthritis

- fracture

- avascular necrosis

What are the symptoms of knee damage that may require knee replacement surgery ?

- knee pain that hinders walking, climbing stairs or getting in and out of a chair

- knee pain interferes with sleep or does not subside with rest

- inability to cope with side effects of pain relief medication

- knee swelling that does not respond to treatment and that limits bending or straightening

   the knee

- significant bowing in or out of the knee