Conservative Treatment for Hip and Knee Pain

Conservative Treatment for Hip and Knee Pain

Hips and knees experience a significant amount of stress, wear and tear, and trauma throughout one’s lifetime. Whether through a sports injury, accident, or age-related deterioration, injuries to the hips and knees can be debilitating.

One of the leading causes of hip and knee pain is arthritis, which is loss of the normal cartilage cushion in a joint, leading to inflammation, pain, and stiffness. It is estimated that about 32 million Americans—or about one in ten adults in the U.S.— will see an orthopedic specialist for some form of arthritic knee or hip pain.

No matter how your pain came about, it is vital that you seek treatment as soon as possible. We utilize the most advanced surgical and nonsurgical techniques to treat patients, all while keeping their comfort and care as top priorities.

At the conclusion of a thorough consultation with Dr. Plummer, an individualized treatment plan will be created to meet your needs. It may include nonsurgical treatment methods, such as:

If appropriate, one of the following surgical procedures may be recommended: