Treatment to Try Before Considering Joint Replacement

Joint replacement surgery, whether for the knee or the hip, is a substantial procedure that should be carefully examined. You’re probably ready for treatment if you have osteoarthritis, which is causing joint pain and stiffness and preventing you from leading an active lifestyle. However, you might not be able or willing to have a surgical joint replacement right away. You won’t have to live in pain if you put off joint replacement. There are a variety of non-surgical options available to assist you manage your osteoarthritis symptoms.

Treatment for Osteoarthritis Symptoms That Doesn’t Involve Surgery

We understand that not every patient is ready for joint replacement at Pro+Kinetix Physical Therapy. We are delighted to offer our patients a broad menu of non-surgical options to lessen or eliminate pain from this bothersome joint problem, whether it is due to your young age, fear of recovery, or the cost of the procedure. 

We use the following research-based sports medicine treatments to restore hip, shoulder, and knee function, in addition to anti-inflammatories, weight loss, cortisone injections, and glucosamine sulfate and chondroitin supplements:

  • Acupuncture
  • Active Release Technique® (ART)
  • Cold-Laser Light Therapy
  • Graston Technique®
  • Joint Support Taping
  • Kinesiology Taping
  • Muscle Stretching and Strength Training
  • Soft Tissue Treatment

Do you need to buy some time before having a knee, hip, or shoulder replacement? For a consultation, please contact our team of professionals here at Pro+Kinetix. We can assist you in determining which treatment is most appropriate for your symptoms and lifestyle.

AUTHOR

Dr. Ben Bagge

Pro+Kinetix Physical Therapy & Performance

"We Help Active Adults & Athletes Get Back To Workouts and Sports They Enjoy without surgery, stopping activities they love, or relying on pain medicine."
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