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Quick Facts About Knee Arthroscopy Surgery

Are you suffering from knee pain? Our Kelowna knee specialists use knee arthroscopic surgery to treat a wide range of common knee conditions including knee arthritis and ligament injuries to restore your quality of life.

If you are suffering from a knee injury or any other condition that causes knee pain, but you aren’t seeing any improvement with non-surgical treatments, then your knee specialist may suggest an arthroscopic knee surgery.

Some knee conditions that may require this surgical intervention include:

  • Damaged cartilage
  • Injured knee ligaments
  • Damaged ACL (anterior cruciate ligament)
  • Torn meniscus


Qualified and Experienced Knee Specialists in Kelowna

At our Kelowna private hospital, our team of board-certified surgeons are knowledgeable and experienced in a wide range of procedures. Our knee specialists can help treat your knee pain or injury and restore your quality of life.

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What Is Knee Arthroscopy? Quick Facts You Should Know

A knee arthroscopy is an innovative surgical treatment that uses a tiny camera called an arthroscope to diagnose and treat problems in the knee joint. Some of the most common knee arthroscopic procedures include:

  • Removal of inflamed synovial tissue or loose fragments of bone
  • Treatment of knee infections
  • Torn meniscus repair
  • Treatment of patella problems
  • Trimming of damaged articular cartilage

How is the surgery performed?

During this surgery, your knee specialist will make a few small incisions in your knee joint. A sterile solution will then be injected into the joint so that your doctor can have a clear view of all the structures in your knee.

What to expect: Your knee specialist will diagnose the problem and determine if surgical intervention is required. If so, tiny instruments will be inserted through the incisions to repair any damage.

How long will it take? Most arthroscopic knee surgeries last for less than one hour. Often patients will be able to return home the same day.


4 Benefits of Arthroscopic Knee Surgery

Knee arthroscopy is one of the most frequently used procedures for the diagnosis and treatment of knee injuries, as well as injuries in other joints including the shoulder, elbow, ankle, hip, and wrist.

Some of the benefits of knee arthroscopic surgery when compared to traditional knee surgery include:

  • Shorter recovery period
  • Fewer risks and complications
  • Smaller incisions and minimal scarring
  • Less post-operative pain



Is Arthroscopic Knee Surgery Right For Me?

Arthroscopy has transformed the way surgeons and knee specialists can diagnose and treat knee injuries and pain. It offers a safer, minimally invasive treatment method with lower recovery times and less pain.

Book a Consultation

At our Kelowna private hospital, our knee specialists have years of experience in arthroscopic surgery and can offer specialized care for your unique knee issues. During a consultation, your injury/pain will be examined and our team can help determine if an arthroscopy is the safest procedure for you.


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To find out more about the costs and benefits of arthroscopic knee surgery and how our team can restore function to your joint, visit us at 401-3320 Richter St, Kelowna, British Columbia, V1W 4V5.

Alternatively, you can contact us at 250-868-9799 or fill in our online contact form.

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