Partial Knee Replacement
Partial knee replacement surgery, also called a unicompartmental knee replacement, is used to treat severe arthritis of the knee. A partial knee replacement surgery requires a smaller incision and allows for quicker recovery time than a total knee replacement.
During a partial knee replacement procedure, your knee doctor will remove only the most damaged areas of cartilage from your knee joint, leaving any healthy parts of your joint for continued use. Then, your doctor will replace the damaged parts of your joint with implants placed between the end of your thighbone and the top of your shinbone.
To learn more about partial knee replacement surgery, please complete the appointment request box or call 888-660-2663 to schedule a consultation with a Northwest Orthopaedic Specialists specialty-trained knee doctor.