Total Knee Replacement
By Andrew Heideman PT/ATC
JOI Total Knee Replacement
This procedure restores function to a severely damaged knee due to arthritis. Most commonly, it is used to repair a knee that has been damaged by osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis. During the procedure, the surgeon replaces the damaged portions of the knee with artificial parts. These parts consist of a metal femoral component, a metal tibial component and a plastic spacer. A small plastic patellar component may also be used.
JOI has experienced physicians who perform traditional total knee joint replacements and physicians who use robot assisted total knee and partial knee replacements. If you want to learn more about Robotic Total Joint Replacements, go to: https://www.joionline.net/library/show/makoplasty-robot-assisted-total-knee-replacement/ or call JOI-2000.
Where is Telemedicine frequently used?
All JOI Physicians, Physical Therapists and Occupational Therapists now offer Telemedicine services for virtual visits from the convenience of your home. If you feel that it is best to stay in your own home during this time, we can still provide orthopaedic Telehealth services for you. Through the download of the free Zoom app on the your phone, tablet or laptop. Our physicians and Telehealth for Physical Therapy can evaluate you and provide the care you need.
- To schedule a new patient or follow up patient appointment with your MD, please call (904)JOI-2000 or read more here about our orthopedic telemedicine providers.
- To schedule an appointment for physical or occupational therapy, call 904-858-7045 or call any of the 12 area JOI Rehab Centers.
JOI Physicians are currently offering ASAP Fracture care. Make an appointment by calling (904)JOI-2000. This is a new option for patients who would like to avoid the emergency room if they have suffered a fracture or soft tissue injury. To learn more about this service, read this article about fracture and injury care.