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Multiligament Reconstruction of the Knee

Multiligament Knee Reconstruction Surgeon in Palm Beach Gardens & Wellington

People who have high-energy knee injuries where multiple knee ligaments are torn can be benefitted from multiligament reconstruction surgery, which involves repairing or replacing two or more damaged ligaments of the knee. Chadwick B. Hampton, M.D. provides diagnosis and minimally-invasive multiligament reconstruction of the knee in Palm Beach Gardens & Wellington. Chadwick B. Hampton, M.D. also provides highly specialized care during and after the surgery. Contact Chadwick B. Hampton, M.D.’s office for an appointment today!

What is Multiligament Reconstruction of the Knee?

Multiligament knee reconstruction is a surgical procedure to repair or replace two or more damaged ligaments of the knee joint. The surgery can be performed using minimally invasive techniques.

Indications for Multiligament Reconstruction of the Knee

Multiligament reconstruction of the knee is usually indicated in cases of high-energy knee injuries where multiple knee ligaments are torn or avulsed such as:

Symptoms of Multiligament Knee Injuries

Patients with multiligament knee injuries may experience:

Diagnosis of Multiligament Knee Injuries

To accurately detect which ligaments are torn and the extent of the tears the following diagnostic procedures may be performed:

Procedure for Multiligament Reconstruction of the Knee

Post-operative Care Following Multiligament Reconstruction of the Knee

Following the surgery, you will be given pain medication to keep you comfortable. 
Physical therapy will be recommended for the restoration of normal knee motion and muscle strength after surgery. You will be required to use crutches and a knee brace for 6 to 8 weeks with minimal or no weight-bearing during this time.

Risks and Complications of Multiligament Reconstruction of the Knee

As with any surgery, there are risks and complications that may occur following a multiligament knee reconstruction. These can include:

If you would like to have additional information on knee treatments or would like to learn more about multiligament reconstruction of the knee, please contact Chadwick B. Hampton, M.D., serving the communities of Palm Beach Gardens & Wellington.

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