What is Knee Resurfacing?
Arthritis usually starts in only one compartment, while the other two remain healthy. In Knee Resurfacing, only the diseased cartilage in one or two compartments is removed and resurfaced with metal and polyethylene leaving normal ligaments, meniscus, and cartilage intact. By Resurfacing one or two compartments at the right time, the knee joint can be preserved and total knee replacement can be avoided or delayed for over 15 years. When is resurfacing required? Resurfacing is very successful when there is loss of cartilage only in one or two compartments that […]