Thanks to joint aches and pains, many people find that everyday activities like gardening, biking, golfing, and even playing with kids or grandkids may bring more pain than pleasure. If you can relate, we may be able to help. Answer a few questions to see if you should speak with a provider about finding the right treatment to help put the go in your get-up-and-go again. Pain can range from annoying to excruciating. Don't let pain keep you out of the game.
Problems with your knees, back or shoulders can take away one of the most precious liberties - your independence. From tenderness when you try to pick up the kids or grandchildren, to staring at the steps wondering how you'll make it to the top, the simplest activities can all of a sudden seem impossible. Life's too short to live with pain. With the right treatment, you don't have to. And with the Southern Tennessee Regional Health System, you don't have to go far to find a team of orthopedic specialists who have dedicated their professional lives to fixing your pain.
90% - the percentage of patients who experience dramatic pain reduction following knee replacement surgery.
Is it time for you to see a doctor?
Some pain you can live with. Other pain is a clear sign that it's time to see an orthopedic specialist, such as:
- Severe pain or stiffness that limits everyday activities
- Pain that's still present even when lying down or resting
- Swelling that does not improve
- Deformity such as bowing of the legs along with knee pain
- A lack of improvement with other treatments or anti-inflammatory medication
At the Southern Tennessee Regional Health System, you'll find a team of orthopedic specialists who share one goal in common: getting you back to live life to the fullest. The other goal? Your convenience.
- Joint Repair & Replacement
- Fracture Treatment
- Sports Medicine
- Joint Revision
- Arthroscopic Surgery
- Joint Camp - Total Joint Replacement Program