Not everyone is excited about having to undergo surgery no matter what their level of chronic pain is. When it comes to knee injuries and conditions, there are technological advances that make it possible to avoid evasive surgery and still help relieve knee pain and problems.
Arthroscopic surgery may be an alternative to larger scale surgery that will allow you to have your knee problems evaluated and repaired without putting you down and out for weeks. Arthroscopic surgery allows the doctors to see inside your knee, up close and personal which makes it more effective in a diagnosis. The surgeon also has the ability to insert small surgical instruments to repair damaged cartilage and provide relief for the chronic knee pain and swelling. This procedure can also make it possible to have a shorter recovery time so you don’t miss much work.
Understand that if you are battling knee problems and fail to seek medical assessment, you will be looking at a future filled with problems. Arthritis is common in the knee joint and can put you out of commission with disability concerns. Treat your knees right and deal with problems as soon as they arise so you can hopefully prevent surgeries and further injuries.
If you have injured your knees on the job, it is important you know your right for workers compensation. Contact our legal team toll free at 888-799-3918 or use our online contact form for more information.