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Knee & Lower Leg Specialists in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Fort Lauderdale Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine provides patients with access to leading joint specialists in South Florida that treat conditions of the knee and lower leg.

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Common Conditions of the Knee & Lower Leg

The knee and lower leg area is one of the most complex regions in the body. Even minor injuries can seriously impact your quality of life and keep you off your feet. It’s important to seek an orthopedic specialist that can not only treat and care for your injury, but correctly diagnose the underlying issue. It is appropriate to see a specialist after you sustain an injury, but also when you begin to experience pain in the knee or lower leg, or if you experience difficulty walking or stability issues radiating from the knee area.

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Anterior Knee Pain
Bakers Cyst
Knee Osteoarthritis
Knee Effusion (Water on the Knee)
Chondromalacia Patella
Jumpers Knee
Knee Arthritis
Knee Sprain
Knee Swelling
Multi-Ligament Instability
Osteochondritis Dissecans
Pes Bursitis
Lateral Collateral Ligament Tears (LCL) Tears
Lateral Patellar Compression Syndrome
MCL Sprain
Medial Collateral Ligament Tears (MCL) Tears
Medial Meniscus Injury
Meniscal Tears
Runners Knee
Multi-Ligament Injuries
Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tears
Patellar Tendon Rupture
Prepatellar Bursitis
Patellar Tendon Rupture
Patellofemoral Dislocation
Knee Pain
Patellofemoral Instability
Posterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Tears
Ligament Injuries
Shin Splints
Iliotibial Band Syndrome
Orthopedist Doing Physical Therapy

Common Procedures of the Knee & Lower Leg

Depending on the severity and location of your injury, treatment can vary. For some types of small or partial tears, you may be able to avoid surgery. Treatments such as braces, physical therapy, injections and anti-inflammatory medication may be an option in some cases. In cases where there is severe damage to the joint, a complicated fracture, or other significant damage, surgery may be required. At Fort Lauderdale Orthopedic Surgery & Sports Medicine, our providers specialize in minimally invasive surgeries, making use of robotic technologies and the latest practices to help bring stability and healing back to your body.

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Physical Examination of the Knee
Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Injection
Viscosupplementation (Synvisc) Injection
“Cortisone” Injection
Steroid Injection
Physical Therapy
Total Knee Arthroplasty
Meniscus Repair
Meniscus Transplantation
Meniscus Replacement
Meniscus Debridement
Knee Osteotomy
High Tibial Osteotomy
Patellofemoral Knee Replacement
Patellar Dislocation
Total Knee Replacement
Computer Navigation for Total Knee Replacement
Partial Knee Replacement
Custom Knee Replacement Surgery
Medial Patellofemoral Ligament Reconstruction
Arthroscopic Reconstruction of the Knee for Ligament Injuries
Posterior Cruciate Ligament Tear & Reconstruction
LCL Reconstruction
Allograft ACL Reconstruction
ACL Reconstruction Hamstring Tendon
ACL Reconstruction Patellar Tendon
Knee Implants
Patellar Tendon Repair
Knee Ligament Reconstruction
Cartilage Replacement
Cartilage Repair & Transplantation
OATS (Osteochondral Autologous Transfer Surgery)
Partial Knee Resurfacing
Osteoarthritis Management
Arthroscopic Debridement – Knee
Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation (ACI)
Partial Meniscectomy
Meniscal Surgery
Knee Angular Deformity Correction Surgery
Knee Arthroscopy
Unicondylar (Unicompartmental) Knee Replacement
Revision Knee Replacement
Outpatient Knee Replacement
Same Day Surgery Knee Replacement