Pain in the knee can be the result of a condition that has developed over time or from overuse like osteoarthritis, arthritis, and Runner’s knee, or from the occurrence of a recent sports injury, such as a meniscus tear or dislocated kneecap.
In some circumstances, and if not identified early on, conditions such as knee arthritis may create extreme bone and joint discomfort, making knee surgery, such as knee replacement, total knee arthroplasty, or knee arthroscopy, possible options to relieving your knee pain.
If you are experiencing any of the following symptoms of knee pain, it’s important to seek treatment as soon as possible before your knee injury or condition worsens:
- A popping or snapping noise in or around the knee
- Feel like your knee gave out while walking, running, jumping, or turning
- Have severe joint pain, pain in the knee, pain in the kneecap, or pain behind the knee
- Cannot bend or move the knee
- Begin limping or are unable to walk comfortably
- Have swelling of the knee, joint, or calf area
Why choose Black Hills Orthopedic & Spine Center?
Our knee doctors at Black Hills Orthopedic & Spine Center are recognized experts in the diagnosis and treatment of knee injuries and conditions. Our knee specialists, Dr. Clark Duchene, Dr. Steven Giuseffi, Dr. Michael Kadrmas, Dr. Jeff Marrs, Dr. Emmett McEleney, Dr. Luke Mortimer, and Dr. Lew Papendick, have the expertise, and experience to assess, diagnose, and treat your injury or condition individually to your needs.
To consult with one of our knee doctors, please request an appointment online or call (605) 341-1414.
Specialized care for a stronger you is available at our main offices in Rapid City, South Dakota, and Gillette, Wyoming, and at our satellite locations in Hot Springs, Philip, and Spearfish, South Dakota, as well as in Chadron, Nebraska; Newcastle, Wyoming; Bowman, North Dakota; Williston, North Dakota; and Dickinson, North Dakota. Walk-in appointments are also available at our Orthopedic Urgent Care clinic, located at our main offices in Rapid City, South Dakota, and Gillette, Wyoming.