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Comprehensive Knee Care

An aching knee can literally stop you in your tracks. At Placentia-Linda Hospital, our team of physicians, nurses, and orthopedic specialists focusing on knee care is ready to help evaluate the source of your knee pain and recommend treatment options. Services include:

  • Minimally invasive procedures to treat knee pain
  • Development of a customized care plan for you
  • Nonsurgical care options to manage chronic pain
  • Rehabilitation services to enhance recovery
  • Support from our team of professionals who will guide you through every stage of your care journey from pre-education to rehabilitation
Our team will focus on nonsurgical treatment options first, such as anti-inflammatory medicine, ice, heat, and massage. Placentia-Linda offers minimally invasive surgical procedures, if needed. Comprehensive care also includes physical therapy, pain management, rehabilitation services, and advanced imaging. Increase your mobility and regain your confidence with specialized knee services at Placentia-Linda.

Knee  Surgery & Treatment

Tests & Screenings

Placentia-Linda Hospital offers a wide range of tests and screenings. Common diagnostic tests and screenings that we may use are:

  • Bone Densitometry
  • Computed Tomography (CT)
  • Open High Field MRI
  • Nuclear Medicine Bone Scan
  • Ultrasound
  • X-rays

Physical Exams and Testing

Obtaining the most accurate diagnosis for your knee condition is one of the first steps in proper treatment. Placentia-Linda Hospital offers a wide range of Physical Exams and screenings. Common diagnostic tests and screenings that we may use are:

  • Collateral Ligament Stability
  • Lachman Test
  • Limited Motion
  • McMurray’s Test
  • Bone Densitometry
  • Patella Apprehension
  • Patella Grind
  • Patella Tenderness
  • Lachman Test

Knee Diseases & Conditions

Finding relief for your knee pain begins with understanding the source. Placentia-Linda Hospital strives to stay up to date on the latest orthopedic diseases and conditions affecting the knee and to share that information with you. Below we provide information on common orthopedic conditions that we may treat.

  • ACL Injury
  • Arthritis
  • Collateral or Combined Ligament Injury
  • Fractures of the Distal Femur (Thighbone)
  • Fractures of the Proximal Tibia (Shinbone)
  • Growth Plate Fractures
  • Meniscal Tears
  • Patellar Tendon Tear
  • Patellar Tendonitis (Jumper’s Knee)
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome
  • Quadriceps Tendon Tears
  • Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Injury
  • Shin Splints
  • Stress Fracture
  • Unstable Kneecap

Knee Treatments & Procedures

Placentia-Linda Hospital physicians and specialists are dedicated to providing you with a personalized treatment plan to get you back on your feet. We take great pride in making sure you receive the best orthopedic knee treatments and procedures, including some of the most advanced, minimally invasive options for knee replacement surgery. Below are common treatments for knee conditions that we may see.

  • Anti-Inflammatories
  • Corticosteroid Injections
  • Immobilization
  • Knee Braces & Sleeves
  • Physical Therapy
  • Visionaire®
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement

Knee Quiz

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Find an Orthopedic Specialist

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