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Robert Wainer, MD Orthopedic Care and Sports Medicine

Oxford® Partial Knee

Replacements

The most common reason Dr. Wainer recommends knee joint replacement for his patients is to relieve severe arthritis pain. Dr. Wainer may recommend knee joint replacement if you have: Symptoms of knee arthritis, including knee pain that keeps you up at night or prevents you from doing daily activities Knee pain that continues despite other treatments The goal of total knee replacement surgery  (also called "arthroplasty") is to decrease pain and restore function. For some patients, however, the osteoarthritis is limited to just one part of the knee.  These patients may be candidates for a partial knee replacement (also called unicompartmental knee replacement).  Dr. Wainer is one of the few surgeons in the Piedmont Triad area performing Oxford® Partial Knee Replacement surgery. In a partial knee replacement, Dr. Wainer only replaces the damaged compartment of the knee with man-made materials. The healthy cartilage and bone in the rest of the knee is left alone.  For patients that qualify for partial knee replacement, there are several advantages over total knee replacement surgery.  These include: A quicker recovery Less pain after surgery Less blood loss Also, because the healthy parts of the knee remain intact, patients often report that the partial knee replacement feels more "natural" than a total knee replacement.  A partial knee may also have better range of motion and bend better. Patients should keep in mind that with a partial knee replacement it is possible that future surgeries would be necessary should the healthy part of the knee later develop osteoarthritis.  After examining your knee and studying your individual case, Dr. Wainer can let you know if you are a potential candidate for an Oxford® Partial Knee Replacement.
Oxford® Partial Knee Replacements o The Biomet website has detailed information on the Oxford® Partial Knee o Oxford® Partial Knee FAQs (PDF)  o Pre-Operative Information (PDF)  o Post-Operative Information (PDF) o For more information, or to make an appointment, please contact Murphy Wainer Orthopedic Specialists: (336) 375-2300    or    mwo @ sosbonedocs.com
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Orthopedic Care for: bone fractures joint injuries joint sprains torn ligaments rheumatoid arthritis muscle strains acute back pain neck pain sports injuries musculoskelatal trauma
Specializing in: orthopedic surgery total knee replacement total hip replacement total shoulder replacement minimally invasive surgery ACL reconstruction arthroscopy rotator cuff surgery non-surgical orthopedics spine & joint injections
Convenient Locations in: Randolph County, Guilford County, Forsyth County, Davidson County, and areas of Rockingham County and Alamance County, Greensboro, High Point, Winston-Salem, Kernersville, Summerfield, Oak Ridge, Stokesdale, Colfax, Pleasant Garden, Reidsville, Browns Summit, Gibsonville, Whitsett, McLeansville,Julian, Jamestown and surrounding areas
Dr. Robert Wainer Murphy Wainer Orthopedic Specialists 1130 North Church Street Greensboro, NC 27401 Phone: 336.375.2300 Fax: 336.375.2314 mwo @ sosbonedocs.com
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