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3 Benefits of Knee Surgery

When it comes to this section of the body, it’s very vulnerable. It’s easy to tweak a joint or cause trauma that can be quite painful, especially as a person ages. As we age, issues related to arthritis or torn ligaments come to the fore. It’s a true benefit to find knee care in Green Bay and the Fox Valley to help return you to a better quality of life. Here are some benefits of a surgical approach.

Great Pain Relief

There’s nothing like a nagging pain in this area when standing up or pivoting the wrong way. It’s quite aggravating, especially when there’s pulled ligament and it feels as if this part of the body constantly shifts out of place. Finding a good specialist to give knee care can help alleviate this pain. For some people, it’s not only pain they feel, but discomfort while laying down and even sleeping. Neglecting the knee area can make it harder to do the basic things such as walking and running, which leads to a more sedentary lifestyle. By not being active, it can lead to a lot of other conditions that may prove much worse in time. Relieving this pain is great for becoming mobile again.

Living an Active Lifestyle

It can be a true hassle doing the basic things like going to get the mail or standing in the kitchen to make dinner. For a lot of people, not being able to move around is depressing. This greatly affects mental and physical health. When a good surgery happens and a patient is able to recover, there’s more mobility that allows them to have a better lifestyle. They won’t be susceptible to joint stiffness, which will get them interacting with their kids and grandkids again. The main thing is being worry-free that they won’t overexert themselves while moving around. The peace of mind helps to keep them in good shape to do the things they weren’t able to do before the procedure. Another benefit of this type of surgery is the high success rate.

Higher Success Rate after the Procedure

A lot of patients worry that the procedure won’t be a success or there will be severe complications. This often prevents them from taking the necessary steps to get their joint in great condition. However, studies have shown that reconstruction of the ACL has an 82 to 95% success rate. Additionally, over 95% of the patients are satisfied with surgery even a year after the procedure. Whether it’s an athlete, teen, or senior, it’s an effective treatment.

At the end of the day, this procedure can greatly impact your lifestyle.

Have Questions?

Request a consultation with one of the knee specialists at the Orthopedic & Sports Institute. Call (920) 560-1000 or request an appointment online.

OSI has convenient locations to serve you. The campus in Appleton includes clinics, a surgery center, MRI, physical therapy, and a skilled nursing facility, as well as a walk-in clinic that provides care for new orthopedic injuries.

OSI has outreach clinics in New London, Ripon, Shawano, Waupaca, and the newest location serving the Green Bay area, inside the NOVO Health Clinic in De Pere.

OSI is a proud member of NOVO Health.