Joint pain can be the result of a sports injury, arthritis a bad fall or repetitive use from work or exercise. No matter what is causing your pain, its a good idea to get one of the specialists at SMOC to take a look. We’ll determine the problem and create an effective treatment plan to get you back on the field, the dance floor, or wherever life takes you.
Though the pain of injuries and arthritis can be tolerated with medications, lifestyle adjustments, and non-surgical therapies, there are times when surgery is necessary. People are much more active much later in life, and at Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center we strive to help patients of any age maintain and sometimes even increase their range of motion by whatever means necessary.
No matter what stage you are in life, you deserve to live pain free and get back to the activities you enjoy. If you are in pain, use the form below to request an appointment. You can also browse resources and links to helpful information.
Joint Conditions Treated
Avascular necrosis, also called osteonecrosis, is a condition in which bone death occurs because of inadequate blood supply to it. Lack of blood flow may occur when there is a fracture in the bone or a joint dislocation that may damage nearby blood vessels.
Arthritis is inflammation in the joint resulting from the degeneration of cartilage causing joint pain, swelling, and stiffness resulting in restricted movements.
Osteoarthritis, also called degenerative joint disease, is the most common form of arthritis. It occurs most often in the elderly. This disease affects the tissue covering the ends of bones in a joint called cartilage.
Septic arthritis also called as infectious arthritis, is characterized by joint inflammation due to a bacterial or fungal infection that usually affects the large joints of the body such as knee or hip.
Post-traumatic arthritis is a type of arthritis that occurs following a physical injury or severe trauma to a joint. Arthritis is the inflammation of a joint that causes pain, swelling, inflammation, and stiffness.
Joint Replacement Treatments
Total hip replacement is a surgical procedure in which the damaged cartilage and bone are removed from the hip joint and replaced with artificial components. The main indication for total hip replacement is arthritis.
Total knee replacement, also called total knee arthroplasty, is a surgical procedure in which the worn out or damaged surfaces of the knee joint are removed and replaced with an artificial prosthesis.
During total hip replacement, the damaged cartilage and bone are removed from the hip joint and replaced with artificial components.
Robotic-assisted knee replacement surgery is an alternative to the conventional knee replacement procedure. It is performed using robotic-arm technology that allows your surgeon to precisely perform the surgery through a smaller incision as compared to traditional surgery.
Total hip replacement is a surgical technique where the severely damaged cartilage and bone of the hip joint are removed and substituted with an artificial prosthesis which is bio-compatible and functions like a normal hip.
Direct anterior hip replacement is a minimally invasive hip surgery to replace the hip joint without cutting through any muscles or tendons as against traditional hip replacement that involves cutting major muscles to access the hip joint.
Our Joint Replacement Specialists