Knee Pain Doesn't Mean Surgery: What Are the Alternatives?

Knee Pain Doesn't Mean Surgery: What Are the Alternatives?

by Shearly (SU)
Knee replacement surgery can be a tough decision to make, but it isn’t always necessary right away. Prior to taking the leap towards scheduling a surgical procedure, many orthopedic surgeons will suggest trying all reasonable alternatives to knee surgery. Knee replacement surgery is a very commonly performed procedure that involves the resurfacing of the bones of the knee with metal and plastic pieces or components.