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Knee Replacement

Knee pain is as common, if not more common, than hip problems middle-aged America. Arthritis-related knee pain can be nagging and frustrating, interfering with an active lifestyle. Like with hip treatments, there are conservative treatments such as medication and cortisone injections that help many. Eventually, knee replacement surgery may be your best option. Turn to the experts at Franciscan Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, located throughout the South Puget Sound region of Washington.

Get your questions answered about knee replacement.

Learn about computer-assisted surgery, where state-of-the-art tools are used to improve the degree of accuracy, enabling doctors to make small incisions for less bleeding, pain, and often a faster recovery.

Taking the first step

Find an orthopedic physician who specializes in joint replacement.

Meet a doctor at a free Health Talk. One of the best ways to better understand your condition and meet a Franciscan doctor is to attend a health talk. There, you can get your questions answered by one of Franciscan’s leading orthopedic specialists and find out what you need to know about the latest treatment options for joint replacement, foot and ankle pain, back ailments, sports medicine topics, and more.