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Knee Surgery

The knee is the largest, strongest, and one of the most complex joints in the body. A healthy knee joint allows us to walk, run, squat, climb steps, and move without pain. However, damage or degeneration to any structure in the knee can cause pain, loss of mobility, and difficulty performing daily tasks.

Knee pain can affect people of all ages, and is one of the most common complaints bringing people to SportsMED. Most knee injuries can be treated conservatively with physical therapy, medication, proper bracing, or joint injections. But for those suffering from severe pain and stiffness, or experience crunching, locking, and popping when walking, surgery might be necessary. Whether your knee pain is the result of an acute injury, arthritis, or wear and tear from overuse, SportsMED can help.

Some of the most common knee conditions we treat include:

  • Anterior cruciate ligament tears (ACL tears)
  • Arthritis
  • Cartilage injury
  • Bursitis
  • Chondromalacia / Runner’s knee
  • Collateral ligament tears (MCL and LCL)
  • Fractures and dislocations
  • IT band syndrome
  • Meniscus tears
  • Osgood-Schlatter Disease
  • Patella tendon repairs
  • Patellofemoral pain
  • Posterior cruciate ligament tears (PCL tears)
  • Sprains and strains

SportsMED Knee Surgeons:

H Cobb Alexander, M.D.
Matthew D. Clayton, M.D.
Brett Franklin, M.D.
Eric W. Janssen, M.D.
Troy A. Layton, M.D.
Jack W. Moore, M.D.
Matthew T. Owen, M.D.
Randall Tindell, M.D.


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Of Note

The material on this website is for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for medical advice or treatment for any medical conditions. You should promptly seek professional medical care if you have any concern about your health, and you should always consult your physician before starting a fitness regimen. No representation is made about the quality of the podiatric services to be performed or the expertise of the podiatrist performing such services.

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