Arthritis is a condition which can occur in the knee when the cartilage has been worn away. This leads to knee pain, stiffness, and swelling. If arthritis cannot be improved with nonsurgical methods, surgeons can perform:
According to the AAPM (American Academy of Pain Medicine), over 100 million Americans suffer from Hip Pain. That means hip pain affects more people than diabetes and heart disease combined. The cause of hip pain typically results from arthritis or injury. Our hip specialists at Performance Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine have the experience and expertise to diagnose the cause of the hip pain and recommend the best treatment solutions. If hip replacement is the primary solution, our team can offer wonderful treatment solutions.
Our team offers two approaches to hip replacement:
We are currently accepting new patients considering hip replacement. To request an appointment, please use our convenient online scheduling system. We look forward to seeing you.
The anterior approach hip replacement accesses the hip joint from the front of the hip, minimizing trauma to the soft tissue. The surgeon makes a small incision on the front (anterior) of the hip allowing him to work between the muscles and neurovascular structures. This technique keeps the muscles and tendons intact during surgery thus leading to a fast recovery, minimizing pain and decreasing complications especially that of dislocation.
The anterolateral approach hip replacement accesses the hip joint from the side of the hip, allowing preservation of the posterior soft tissue and muscle. The surgeon makes an incision on the side (lateral) of the hip allowing him direct access to the hip. This technique reduces the risk of dislocation and hip instability.
Dr. Diehl always listens and takes the most conservative approach for the injury rather than surgery first. He’s taken care of several of my sprains & falls. Highly recommend.
I really like Dr. Maurer. He is so down-to-earth and honest. I’ve learned to trust his advice and guidance because he cares about his patients.
Scheduling was quick, office staff was friendly and efficient and nurse and x-ray tech were friendly and thorough. Dr. Lessner was prompt and friendly. He made us feel comfortable and explained everything clearly and thoroughly.
This has been one of the best medical care experiences I’ve had, from our initial consultation to post-op visits to physical therapy. Dr. Diehl and his team are a very caring, friendly, and professional group. I had a left knee injury (meniscus and ACL tears). Thank you!!
Very impressed with Dr. Lessner. Very thorough and listened to me. He gave me multiple treatment options and involved me in the decision making. Highly recommend!
Dr. Diehl was very kind and caring. I don’t think there is a person in this office who is not professional and personable. They go above and beyond for their patients.