Hip & Knee
Our hips and knees bear our full body weight while allowing for an incredibly wide range of motion, making them susceptible to injury and arthritis. There are many types of hip and knee problems that are the result of sports injury, trauma, or arthritis.
Arthritis can affect the hip and knee joints, with the most common form being osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis is a "wear and tear" type of arthritis or joint destruction. Symptoms may include pain, swelling, and stiffness. Osteoarthritis can affect people in their senior years, although it can also occur in middle age and in athletes.
South Palm Orthopedics offers state-of-the-art comprehensive care that includes prevention, early diagnosis, and treatment of hip and knee problems. Our hip and knee expertise encompasses treatment of everything from meniscal tears in the knee to total hip and knee replacements.
Our hip and knee specialist, Dr. David Buchalter, is a renowned orthopedic surgeon, recognized as an expert in the field of total joint replacements, who has performed over 2,000 hip and knee replacement surgeries. He is one of a handful of surgeons performing minimally invasive hip replacement and minimally invasive knee replacement surgery using computer-guided navigation. These procedures use a smaller incision and allow patients to have less pain, spend less time in the hospital, and have shorter recovery time.
Our goal is maximum recovery of your hip and knee joint function, and to that end, we provide a comprehensive treatment program that includes diligent follow-up after surgery and a total rehabilitation program to get you back to your normal activities as soon as possible.
Hip Conditions and Treatments
Knee Conditions and Treatments
Are you considering hip or knee replacement? Contact South Palm Orthopedics in Delray Beach today at (561) 496-6622 or request an appointment online.