Partial Knee Replacement

Partial Knee Replacement Specialist in Metairie, LA

Partial knee replacement is a procedure that is ideal for individuals with a joint disease that result from degenerative and post-traumatic arthritis and for mild to moderate deformity of the knee. If you’ve damaged only one part of the knee, a partial knee replacement in Metairie, LA, enables a much faster and less painful recovery than a conventional, complete replacement. Whether you would like the outside, inside, or kneecap replaced, Dr. William Junius, MD, can help you. He has done more partial knee replacement procedures than anyone else in this region.

What’s a Partial Knee Replacement?

A partial knee replacement is a convenient surgical procedure that replaces only one part of your damaged knee. The procedure can replace the lateral part, the medial part, or the patella of your knee. Partial or unicompartmental knee replacement is ideal for individuals with arthritis limited to just one part of the knee.

Benefits of Partial Knee Replacement

According to multiple studies, most patients who are suitable candidates for this procedure have good results with partial or unicompartmental knee replacement. The benefits of partial knee replacement in Metairie, LA, over total knee replacement include:

  • Less pain after surgery
  • Quicker recovery
  • Less postoperative pain
  • Better range of motion
  • It feels more like a natural knee; and
  • Less blood loss

Oxford Partial Knee Replacement in Metairie, LA

Many people with osteoarthritis of the knee tend to have worn out just one of the 3 compartments in the knee. In this case, the individual might only require a partial knee replacement. The Oxford® Knee Replacement can easily accomplish this task with proven long-term success.

The Oxford® Partial Knee Replacement prosthesis is excellent as it allows for a much better range of motion of your knee as it replicates the function of the menisci. With this knee replacement, just a portion of your knee is replaced. The Oxford implant also comes with a warranty.

Mako Robotic-Arm Technology for Partial Knee Replacement

Dr. Junius understands that making sure you know and understand what to expect from your joint replacement experience is crucial to you. Did you know that pain and discomfort from arthritis or joint degeneration can be sporadic or constant? And it’s common for many patients to try medication or other conservative treatments in order to treat their knee pain and discomfort.
If you have not experienced lasting relief with these treatment options, you can be an ideal candidate for Mako Partial Knee replacement.

Get in Touch for Partial Knee Replacement Surgery in Metairie, LA

If you want additional information about the treatment of different knee conditions or want to learn more about partial knee replacement in Metairie, LA, please get in touch with us.