Knee pain is often associated with conditions that develop over an extended period of time, such as Runner’s knee, arthritis, and osteoarthritis. Knee pain may also occur due to a recent sports injury, including a dislocated kneecap or a tear in the meniscus. Sometimes if some of these minor inner juries are not identified right away, these conditions may lead to severe discomfort or pain in the bones and joints That can be the telltale signs of the development of knee arthritis. Since the well-trained orthopedic surgeons of Comprehensive Orthopaedic Global are able to use multiple modalities and interventions in order to assess your overall sneeze condition they may discover that the state of injury requires surgical intervention. Depending on the type of amount of injury you have in your joints, your joint may be treated with one or more of the methods that include but are not limited to knee arthroscopy, ligament reconstruction or stabilization, osteotomy and when all other processes are denied do not provide the necessary amount of release of discomfort disability and or deformity, total knee replacement can be considered. If you find that you are experiencing any of the symptoms listed below, we recommend that you get in touch with a Comprehensive Orthopaedic Global located in the US Virgin Islands which includes St. Thomas, St. Croix, and St. John. Early intervention will increase your chances of addressing your condition quickly with the hope of preventing the worsening of your condition.
- A snapping or popping sound occurring in or around the knee
- The sensation of your knee “giving out” when turning, walking, jumping, or running
- Intense joint pain, pain behind the knee, pain in the kneecap, or pain in the knee itself
- Inability to move or bend the knee
- Inability to walk comfortably or experiencing a limping motion
- Swelling in the calf, joint, or knee
- Pain in your knee that is just not getting better at it
Comprehensive Orthopaedic Global recognizes that persistent knee pain can render you unable to do the daily activities that you enjoy most. Our team is dedicated to providing you with a personalized treatment plan and setting you on the road to recovery. Your surgeon may determine that knee surgery is the best course of action in order to reduce or eliminate your pain. In these cases, you will work together with your highly trained knee surgeon to create an individual plan for your care. Comprehensive Orthopedics global knee surgeon Dr. Brian Bacot or Dr. Adam Flowers will also introduce you to your expert well trained physical and occupational therapist at COG RESTORE who will work with you along with your surgeon to allow you to have a speedy and effective recovery. To learn more about the potential risk of complications and or injuries related to your surgery we advise you to, do research as much as possible to understand the condition and the treatment plan prescribed for you, assemble your questions for your surgeon and make sure that you get your questions adequately answered prior to doing any procedure. One such risk is developing blood clots and to understand how they can be prevented during a total knee replacement procedure, please visit the Stop the Clot Patient Toolkit provided by the National Blood Clot Alliance.
Why Choose Comprehensive Orthopaedic Global?
Comprehensive Orthopaedic Global has a dedicated and experienced team of knee surgeons who have undergone extensive training specifically centered around the knee. Our knee surgeons, Dr. Jacobsel and Dr. Brian Bacot, use their training and expertise to properly assess, diagnose, and treat knee conditions and injuries, specifically tailored to the needs of each individual patient. We utilize the latest advancements in knee surgery such as the ConforMIS knee replacement which is a customized total knee replacement designed specifically for your knee. After surgery, our team of surgeons will work with you and our therapists of COG Restore to move you into rehabilitation and begin your recovery.
To speak with an experienced knee surgeon in St. Thomas, St. Croix, St. John, and the US Virgin Islands, please request an appointment using our online portal or contact us via phone at (340) 779-2663.