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3 Reasons to Consider Knee Surgery

This part of the body can be very fragile. It’s easier to tweak a ligament or cause trauma in the area that will affect someone greatly in their older age. Arthritis can set in and be a cause of the area not getting to 100% mobility. That’s why finding knee care can help not only increase mobility, but improve the overall quality of someone’s lifestyle. Here are some reasons one should seek surgery for the long term.

More Pain Relief

When standing up or pivoting in an unnatural manner, it can easily offset the knee. This gets quite irritating, especially if there’s a pulled ligament and it feels like different parts of the cap constantly shifts in an uncomfortable way that can affect the way someone walks. A good specialist can help alleviate the pain by recommending a specific treatment. Some people may have an issue laying down, and this can affect their sleep pattern due to the discomfort. By not getting a good doctor to perform a procedure, it may also impact walking or running. Having a sedentary lifestyle is unhealthy, which can cause different medical issues. That’s why finding a solution will help get the patient back to more exhilarating life.

Better Lifestyle as a Whole

The necessities like answering the door or standing in a kitchen to have a conversation or cook a meal could be strenuous on the body. Not only does this put a damper on physical health, but there’s a mental toll taken as well. This lack of basic freedom can make it more difficult to deal with every day. By getting a good procedure, it can be the catalyst in becoming mobile again. They’ll feel more limber and be able to enjoy outdoor activities with the family. This is a great way to bond with loved ones and start rebuilding a fun connection. Also, they won’t have to think about overexerting themselves to the point of getting a major injury in the same place. By getting in better shape, they’ll improve their health and be more dependable for family needs. Another reason to get this type of surgery is the high success rate.

Better Success Rate after the Procedure

When it comes to any surgery, there are always risks and complications to keep in mind. However, this often prevents patients from undergoing treatment. Studies have shown that reconstruction of the ACL has an 82 to 95% success rate. Also, 95% of the group are satisfied with the treatment a year later. People can be comfortable in knowing that this is a safe treatment that works for long-term benefits. Speak with a physician on the right treatment to get for any health issues.

The right procedure can help improve one’s lifestyle.

When You Are Ready

Request a consultation with one of the hip specialists at the Orthopedic & Sports Institute. Call (920) 560-1000 or request an appointment online. OSI offers anteriorposterior, and robotic surgical options for the treatment of hip pain. Do your homework, talk to friends and family members, neighbors and colleagues to identify the procedure that is right for you.

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 Green Bay, New London, Ripon, Shawano, Waupaca, and the newest location at 600 N. Koeller Street in Oshkosh.

OSI is a proud member of NOVO Health.