Knee Replacement

Southeast Hospital’s orthopedists specialize in knee replacement. The Center’s medical, surgical and rehabilitation staffs work closely with Advanced Orthopedic Specialists to provide the highest quality care for patients in need of knee replacement.

Southeast’s orthopedic specialists offer expertise in advanced techniques in knee replacement surgery to treat conditions such as:

  • For those who suffer from osteoarthritis, a degenerative joint disease
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Arthritis that results from a knee injury
  • Fractures, torn cartilage and/or torn ligaments that lead to irreversible damage to the knee joint over the years

Knee Treatments

Total Knee Replacement

Involves total replacement of the knee joint

Partial Knee Replacement

  • Preserves as much of patient’s original knee as possible by removing only the damaged cartilage
  • Involves smaller incision

Benefits of Partial Knee Replacement

  • Faster recovery
  • Less blood loss
  • Less pain post surgery

Signature System

  • Creates 3-D image of your unique knee joint
  • Utilizes custom positioning guides for knee replacement
  • Provides precise, personalized implant positioning

Zimmer Knee

  • Better fits a woman’s anatomy
  • Provides more natural movement when bending and walking;
  • Offers a contoured shape for a more precise fit