Knee Replacement

Knee Replacement Surgery in Metairie, LA

Millions of people across the US experience knee pain and complications caused by issues like acute injury or chronic conditions such as arthritis. If you struggle with severe or ongoing knee pain that does not go away with other medical treatments, Dr. William Junius, MD, in Metairie, LA, can help. He and his team offer comprehensive treatments for knee pain.

He also excels at minimally invasive arthroscopy as well as total joint replacement surgery. To get relief from your debilitating knee pain, book an appointment online.

What is Knee Replacement?

Also known as knee arthroplasty, knee replacement is a very common orthopedic surgical procedure used for replacing damaged or worn knee surfaces. When an orthopedic surgeon replaces these surfaces with an implant or prosthesis, the goal is to relieve pain and increase your mobility, allowing you to get back to living your active and healthy life.

What Kind of Surgery You May Need for Knee Pain

Where possible, Dr. Junius uses minimally invasive arthroscopy to perform knee surgery. And the arthroscope is used for sports medicine procedures. Some knee surgeries he performs in Metairie, LA, using arthroscopy, include the following:

  • Cartilage restoration
  • Cartilage repair
  • Cartilage transplant
  • Total knee replacement surgery
  • Meniscal repair


Robotic-Assisted Knee Replacement in Metairie, LA

Robotic-assisted knee replacement surgery in Metairie, LA, is an excellent alternative to the traditional knee replacement procedure.

It’s performed using the latest robotic-arm technology. This allows your surgeon to accurately perform the surgery via a smaller incision than conventional surgery.

Zimmer Biomet Rosa and Stryker Mako

The US FDA has approved the use of various robotic guidance systems in order to assist orthopedic surgeons and doctors with resurfacing or removing the arthritic part of your knee without sacrificing the whole knee joint.

Makoplasty is a specific robotic platform now offered by Stryker. Many other vendors like Zimmer Biomet, with its ROSA, have developed the latest proprietary robotic programs associated with their products.

Robot-assisted knee surgery is now an innovative technique and a better alternative to traditional surgical procedures in patients with degenerative knee diseases like osteoarthritis.

Contact Now for Knee Replacement Surgery in Metairie, LA

If you want additional information or have questions on knee treatments, or need more information about robotic-assisted knee replacement procedures, don’t hesitate to get in touch with Dr. Junius in Metairie, LA.