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Knee Arthroscopy

Knee Arthroscopy

A knee arthroscopy is a minimally invasive surgical procedure that inserts an arthroscope through a small incisions to either evaluate or treat a range of issues and problems. It is commonly performed for treating meniscus injury, the reconstruction of the anterior cruciate ligament and for cartilage microfracturing. It may also be performed for the diagnosis of a range of other possible issues.

Before you proceed with a knee arthroscopy, it is advised that you have a complete physical examination with your family doctor beforehand so that they can assess your health and identify any problems that may interfere with the procedure.

Before the procedure the anaesthest team will talk with you about the best options for you. Knee arthroscopy can be performed under either regional, or general anaesthesia.

The regional anaesthesia will numb you below your waist
The general anaesthesia will put you to sleep for the duration of the procedure

Here at Ormiston Orthopaedics we offer expert knee arthroscopy. We have the latest arthroscopic equipment and the experience and training to ensure that you get the best possible care and treatment throughout.

We understand that for many people there may be concerns and questions before they proceed with the knee arthroscopy and we are always happy to provide all the information and guidance needed to feel comfortable in the lead up.

Please contact us to find out more about knee arthroscopy procedure and about our treatment team.