The knee is a large, intricate joint consisting of bones, cartilage, muscles, tendons, and ligaments that work as one to allow for the joint’s hinge-like motion. However, if any of these components are overused, inflamed, or damaged, it may result in knee pain. To alleviate knee pain quickly and effectively, it’s crucial you receive a proper diagnosis and individualized treatment plan from an experienced medical professional. Many individuals in Rock Springs, Wyoming, trust the knee specialists at Premier Bone & Joint Centers to provide expert care and accurate diagnoses.
When Should You Seek the Help of a Knee Specialist?
Since many knee conditions share comparable symptoms, it is important to consult a knee specialist to obtain an accurate diagnosis if you are experiencing knee pain that is caused by a forceful impact or exhibits any of the following symptoms:
Based on the severity and nature of your pain, our knee specialists can tailor a treatment plan that meets your specific needs.
Treating Knee Pain
Premier Bone & Joint Centers provides a comprehensive range of treatment options for knee pain, including both surgical and non-surgical approaches. However, our knee specialists prioritize non-surgical treatments whenever possible. Our aim is to help patients achieve effective pain relief through the least invasive, yet most effective methods available. Conservative treatment options include:
- Physical therapy
- Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), as needed
- A hinged knee brace
- Injections, as needed
Our board-certified and fellowship-trained orthopedic knee surgeons perform a range of knee pain treatments, including both traditional and minimally invasive procedures, for patients who elect surgical intervention. These procedures may include ligament reconstruction after an ACL tear, meniscal repair, and knee replacement.
To discuss your knee pain treatment options with a knee specialist at Premier Bone & Joint Centers, schedule a consultation at our Rock Springs, WY, satellite clinic by contacting us.