Partial Knee Replacement / Unicompartmental – Information for Joondalup Patients
By Dr Daniel Meyerkort, Perth Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine
Partial knee replacement, also known as unicompartmental knee replacement, is a surgical procedure that is performed to replace the damaged or worn-out part of the knee joint with an artificial implant. Patients in Joondalup who are considering partial knee replacement surgery have several options, but Perth Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine is an ideal choice for several reasons.
Firstly, the clinic has a team of highly trained and experienced orthopedic surgeons who specialize in knee replacement surgery, including partial knee replacement surgery. The clinic’s surgeons use the latest techniques and technologies to ensure optimal results and have extensive experience in performing partial knee replacement surgery.
Secondly, Perth Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities that provide a comfortable and safe environment for patients undergoing surgery. Patients can be confident that they will receive the best possible care at the clinic, from the initial consultation to post-operative care.
Thirdly, partial knee replacement surgery comes with both risks and benefits that patients should consider. The benefits of partial knee replacement surgery include a faster recovery time, a more natural feel and range of motion, reduced risk of complications, and improved function. However, there are also risks associated with the procedure, including infection, blood clots, implant failure, knee stiffness, and the need for revision surgery.
Patients should discuss their options with their healthcare provider to determine if partial knee replacement is the right choice for them. However, for those in Joondalup considering partial knee replacement surgery, Perth Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine is an excellent choice. With a team of experienced surgeons, state-of-the-art facilities, and a patient-centered approach to care, patients can be confident that they will receive the best possible outcome from their surgery.