• Partial Knee Replacement Surgery

  • A partial knee replacement surgery is performed to replace either the inside or outside parts of the knee.

  • It is called a partial replacement because only one part of the damage knee is replaced. The partial knee replacement removes the damaged tissue and replaces it with a man-made prosthetic.

    Knee pain quiz at Littleton Adventist Hospital Colorado.


    The most common reason for a partial knee replacement surgery is to relieve symptoms and pain of severe arthritis. A partial knee replacement would be recommended for:

    • 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


    Most patients recover quickly and have much less pain than prior to the procedure. Click here for more information regarding a partial knee replacement surgery .

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