When to See a Knee Surgeon at New Jersey Joints in Freehold, NJ
You are encouraged to consult with a knee surgeon at New Jersey Joints in Freehold, NJ, if you are experiencing severe or persistent knee pain, or your discomfort is accompanied by swelling, redness, warmth, or fever. With us, you needn’t allow your concerns about the prospect of surgery to get in the way of receiving prompt and appropriate medical attention. Here’s why:
Based on our experience, well-informed patients make the best health care decisions, so we always make time for patient education, which is one of our top priorities. Therefore, you will never feel rushed into a treatment — especially one that you are not fully comfortable with. Prior to recommending surgery or any other type of treatment for you, a knee surgeon at New Jersey Joints will fully discuss the pros and cons of each option relative to your goals, lifestyle, and preferences. In general, we perform surgery only as a last resort, and even then, there is usually no urgency to schedule a procedure.
Your consultation at New Jersey Joints in Freehold will begin with a comprehensive evaluation of your medical history and symptoms, after which a knee surgeon can properly diagnose your condition. Working with a full team of orthopedic specialists, including physicians and physical therapists, we can then develop a customized treatment and rehabilitation program for you, which may include:
- Physical therapy
- Corticosteroid injections
- Hyaluronic acid injection
- Platelet-rich plasma therapy
- Arthroscopic knee surgery
A knee surgeon can help you find the much-needed relief that has been eluding you, and this may or may not involve surgery. Because we understand that the idea of knee surgery can be intimidating, we’ll do everything we can to help you feel confident in your treatment choices.
To request a consultation with a knee surgeon at New Jersey Joints in Freehold, NJ, contact us today.