High impact sports can be murder on knee joints. Among all the joints in your body, the knee joint supports the most weight. Add to that the stress and pressure of high impact sports, and you have ripe conditions for knee injury.
Tibial Plateau Fracture Repair
You can trust Ortho Sport & Spine Physicians of Atlanta for cutting-edge treatment options for all types of knee injuries, including tibial plateau fractures. A tibial plateau fracture involves damage to the upper part of the shinbone, or tibia. Because this type of fracture is typically a result of an impact injury, it is common for other soft tissues of the knee to be affected. We have distinguished orthopedic surgeons and sports medicine physicians who understand which course of treatment can effectively repair your tibial plateau fracture as well as any muscles, nerves, ligaments or blood vessels that may have been damaged. Our Atlanta practice is a state-of-the-art facility staffed with top-ranked physicians in sports medicine. We offer both non-surgical and surgical treatments for knee injuries, implementing the most conservative solutions for your long-term health and function.
Depending on the severity of your fracture, your treatment may include non-surgical measures such as a cast or brace. However, more severe fractures or those that have resulted in soft tissue injury may need surgery. We use the latest in sports medicine technology to offer a full menu of surgical strategies to restore your tibia. Whether you are young athlete who was injured during performance or an older adult who suffered a fall, you can trust Ortho Sport & Spine Physicians to recommend a personalized treatment plan to help you recover from your injury as soon as possible.
Symptoms of a Tibial Plateau Fracture
The symptoms of a tibial plateau fracture can vary depending on the involvement of other soft tissues; however they can include the following:
- Pain On Bearing Weight
- Tension Around the Knee; Limited Bending
- Pale, Cool Foot
- Numbness Around the Foot
If you are suffering from any of the above symptoms and would to schedule a consult with a leading sports medicine specialist in Atlanta, contact Ortho Sport & Spine Physicians today. From your initial diagnosis until your final rehabilitation is complete, you can trust our team for superior, patient-centered care at all times.