Dr. Ira Kirschenbaum Changing How we Look at Knee Surgery

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Our knees are very important of our bodies. They help each person to get around the house, to our jobs and allow us to enjoy many recreational activities like sports. Our knees are not made of steel and can get worn down over time. An example of this would be playing sports. Athletes are constantly running at high speeds, jumping up down and knocking into each other. Their knees are constantly be pushed to their limits and this can cause damage to their them. Knee problems can be a pain in the knee or in serve cases causing major damage to the muscles, bones, and tendons in your knee.


Robert played sports, did karate and many other activities. All these activities lead to chronic pain, arthritis, in knees. He was taking painkillers all the time to deal with his pain. Doctors helped Robert by performing a partial knee resurfacing. Dr. Ira Kirschenbaum talked about how if only part of the knee is causing the pain, that part of the knee is the only part that needs to be replaced. Dr. Ira Kirschenbaum describes it as only replacing the damaged part of the knee and leaving the rest of the knee in places, such as the ligament, tendons, and bones. He continues to talk about total knee replacement. Total knee replacement is where the whole knee is replaced and when it fails it has to be completed replaced. Dr. Kirschebaum talks about how seventy percents of all people, who suffer from knee problems, suffer from this type of knee problems. He believes that majority of those patients are excellent candidates for a partial knee surfacing. Dr. Ira Kirschenbaum is a certified Medical Doctor and is licensed by The American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons. He specializes in bone, joint, hip, knee, and joint problems. Also, he specializes in techniques for knee and should replacement.