The Knee Health Center not only provides surgical treatment for knees but is also a holistic care provider that offers a complete range of knee care services, including those aimed at strengthening the joint, treating any symptoms related to the knee, and preventing knee problems. Additionally, the center offers tailored treatment programs designed by a team of doctors and medical experts who work closely with patients utilizing the latest equipment and techniques. Such care ensures patients can make a full recovery and return to their lives without worrying about their knees, uninhibited in the activities they undertake. Whether you are young, old, or a sports enthusiast, the Knee Health Center at Samitivej Sukhumvit Hospital provides the treatment and support necessary to keep your knees working the way you need them to.
There are a myriad of factors behind the onset of knee pain. It could be a result of osteoporosis or overuse, such as runner’s knee, or it could be caused by an injury sustained while playing a sport, such as a dislocation of the kneecap or torn meniscus. Some knee pain can be attributed to deformities, such as foot shape abnormalities and wearing unsuitable footwear.
The Knee Health Center provides a complete range of services:
Trauma treatment refers to the treatment of patients who have withstood an acute but severe injury from an accident, fall, or heavy impact. This often leads to injuries being sustained in many areas of the knee at the same time, such as bone fractures, dislocation, twisting, meniscus injuries, and tendon injuries. Bone and joint injuries must be assessed correctly and treated promptly.
Samitivej Sukhumvit Hospital has a team of expert medical staff specializing in orthopedic injuries who have undergone specific training in the field and have extensive experience in the diagnosis and treatment of injuries. This expertise and experience enables these medical professionals to provide professional treatment for their patients with a focus on speedy but safe recoveries, while also reducing the risk of handicap.
Currently, we are seeing more and more knee injuries resulting from sports, including torn ACLs, meniscus tears, arthritis, tendonitis, impact dislocations, and kneecap fractures. Nevertheless, whether you are merely a sports enthusiast or professional athlete, an injury or accident sustained while playing must be treated appropriately. This is where our team of specialists in orthopedics and sports injuries can help as they offer rehabilitation services through a range of tailored programs.
In some cases where patients have certain naturally occurring knee degeneration (primary knee osteoarthritis), or knee degeneration caused by other disorders or deformities (secondary knee osteoarthritis), such as osteochondritis dissecans (OCD), quadriceps muscle atrophy, or osteonecrosis of the knee, treatment will need to be tailored to the individual’s needs. This usually begins with lifestyle adjustments alongside physiotherapy but can also include knee replacement surgery. Fortunately, the Knee Health Center at Samitivej Sukhumvit Hospital is staffed by a team of orthopedic surgeons who specialize in knee arthroplasty. Each of these specialist surgeons not only has extensive experience but has also furthered their studies abroad in countries including Germany, Switzerland, and America. With the experience and qualifications of our surgeons, patients can rest easy knowing the health of their knees is in good hands.
Doctors specializing in orthopedic cancers at the Knee Health Center are committed to accurate diagnosis and treatment of tumors detected in the knee joints and associated tissue. This includes tumors found in the bones, cartilage, fatty tissue, blood vessels, and muscles, including benign or malignant tumors. Tumors in the bones and muscles can occur at any stage of life and require a team of multidisciplinary specialists to provide a complete course of treatment. For this reason, if you suspect that a tumor has developed in your knee, be sure to seek help from a specialist. An accurate diagnosis and detection of these conditions can enable a rapid assessment of your situation. The team of doctors specializing in orthopedic tumors at the Knee Health Center have extensive experience in treating patients suffering with tumors in the bones or muscle tissue. The international standard of care on offer here is matched by the warmth and care shown by the team.
1. Initial screening: In terms of initial assessments for osteoarthritis in the general population, if you suspect osteoarthritis due to knee stiffness in the mornings, knee cracking, or knee deformities, click here for an initial self assessment for osteoarthritis.
2. Diagnostics for knee injuries: Diagnosis usually involves the following screening:
Blood tests used to assist doctors in ruling out other causes of the degeneration, such as rheumatoid arthritis.
3. Doctor analysis: A doctor will assess the severity of the degeneration by using a scoring system as an assessment tool.
4. Appropriate treatment: Once the medical team has assessed the extent of degeneration, they will recommend the treatment most suited to the patient’s needs, being sure to consider individual requirements as each patient will have their own unique set of limitations and indicators.