Hip and Knee

hipkneeAs you age, arthritis and wear and tear on your hip and knee become more of a problem resulting in pain, muscle weakness, and limited movement which can greatly affect your lifestyle.  Nobody knows this better than GIKK Ortho Specialists.  With several knee surgeons and hip surgeons specializing in arthritis, partial and total joint replacements, GIKK Ortho Specialist physicians can help you relieve your hip pain or knee pain and get you back to an active lifestyle.

The dedicated hip and knee physicians at GIKK have subspecialty training in the latest hip and knee techniques including mini-incision and minimally invasive techniques which allow for rapid recovery and longer lasting joint function.  And not only are GIKK hip and knee physicians dedicated to keeping up with the latest innovations and research, they collectively perform hundreds of joint replacements each year, so you can be assured they have the experience to handle even the most complex hip surgery or knee surgery.

Our sports medicine physicians are also fellowship-trained experts on sports-related knee injuries such as ACL tears and meniscus tears. Visit our Sports Medicine page to learn more about sports-related knee pain or injuries.

So don’t allow joint pain to slow you down.  GIKK Ortho Specialists can care for the body parts that keep you moving.

Learn more about GIKK Ortho Specialists’ hip surgeons and knee surgeons.

Frequently Treated Hip and Knee Problems and Conditions:

  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Femoral Fractures
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Hip Bursitis
  • Hip Dislocation
  • Hip Fractures
  • Hip Muscle Strains
  • Jumper’s Knee (Patellar Tendonitis)
  • Runner’s Knee (Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome)
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Bursitis
  • Labral Tears of the Hip
  • Loose Bodies of the Hip
  • Meniscus Tears
  • Osteoarthritis of the Hip
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans of the Knee
  • Broken Knee Cap
  • Patella Tendon Rupture
  • Quadriceps Tendon Rupture
  • Shin Splints
  • Snapping Hip Syndrome
  • Thigh Muscle Strains
  • Tibial Fractures
  • Torn Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL)
  • Torn Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL)

View the animations below to learn more about various hip and knee conditions.

Hip and Knee Treatments and Procedures:

We understand that the decision of having hip surgery or knee surgery is not a decision you take lightly.  That’s why we take a conservative approach to care, offering both surgical and non-surgical treatments, including:

  • ACL Reconstruction
  • Cartilage Repair
  • Femur Fracture Fixation
  • Hip and Pelvis Osteotomy
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Hip Fracture Treatment
  • Hip Resurfacing Surgery
  • Hip Revision Surgery
  • Injections
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Revision Surgery
  • Loose Body Removal
  • Meniscus Repair
  • Mini-incision  Total Hip Replacement
  • Mini-incision Total Knee Replacement
  • Minimally Invasive Joint Surgery
  • Partial Hip Resurfacing
  • Partial Knee Replacement
  • Partial Meniscectomy
  • PCL Reconstruction
  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Total Hip Resurfacing
  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Uni Knee Resurfacing

Please click on the links below to learn more about the anatomy of the hip and knee, as well the procedure you are considering.

You are encouraged to discuss any issues of concern prior to testing or surgery, thus helping to ease any anxiety you may feel and giving you an active role in the healing process.

For additional resources on hip and knee care, please visit our Resource page.