Henderson, Nevada Orthopedic Surgeon
Are you feeling limping around because of a knee injury? Then you need to see the experienced Henderson, Nevada orthopedic surgeon
who can treat your knee pain, Dr. R. Jeff Grondel. He is a board certified orthopedic surgeon who has completed double Fellowship training in both sports medicine and injuries of the shoulder. Dr. Grondel continues to pioneer arthroscopic surgical techniques in all major joints and has taught many other orthopedic surgeons in these techniques and in the treatment of sports related injuries. But what sets him apart is his unique perspective and understanding of his patients' needs because he knows personally what it is to sustain an injury. He carefully guides you through the recovery process to help you back to full activity and enjoyment. In addition, he views surgery as the last resort, not the first. He prefers to explore the least invasive ways to resolve your problems and help you get active again.
Knee injuries are the most common reason people see an orthopedic surgeon. This complex joint is one of the strongest, most important joints with many components which makes it vulnerable to a variety of injuries. Many injuries can be successfully treated without surgery, while others require surgery to correct. The Henderson, Nevada orthopedic surgeon
can provide remedy for a number of knee injuries such as tendon inflammation – bursitis or tendonitis, tendon or cartilage (meniscus) tear, instability in the joint, and chronic pain and disability from arthritis from wear and tear.
You should seek treatment for knee injuries as soon as possible, especially if you hear a popping noise and feel your knee give out at the time of injury, have severe pain, cannot move the knee, begin limping, or have swelling at the injury site. Proper diagnosis will lead to appropriate care and treatment. Depending on your condition, Dr. Grondel, your Henderson, Nevada orthopedic surgeon
, might recommend anti-inflammatory medication, steroid injections, wearing a brace to support the injured knee, or physical therapy. You should consider surgery after you have exhausted all other forms of treatment for you knee injuries and your pain has started to interfere with everyday activities. In addition to helping your pain, Dr Grondel will use digital imaging to determine if there is damage to your tendons and joints. If surgery is warranted, this talented surgeon will perform an arthroscopic procedure to get you back in the game quickly.
R. Jeff Grondel MD
10561 Jeffrey’s Street, Ste. 230
Henderson, NV 89052
By R. Jeffrey Grondel, MD
December 5, 2017