After he has consulted with you and determined that knee surgery is the appropriate step to take in order to treat your knee condition or injury, Dr. Padalecki will discuss which surgical procedure will offer you the most optimal outcome. Dr. Padalecki is skilled in arthroscopic knee surgery, and other progressive techniques of the knee. While some of the procedures might be handled arthroscopically, others will require an open approach. Each knee surgery and technique that Dr. Padalecki performs is different, and may require varying steps and/or stages depending on how complex the injury is. Once surgery has been completed, Dr. Padalecki will prescribe a thorough physical therapy recovery program so that the goal of a full recovery can be met.
FCL Reconstruction as an FCL Knee Injury Treatment The FCL, fibular collateral ligament, is one of the three collateral ligaments that make up the knee. Also referred to as the LCL (lateral collateral ligament), it helps control the sideway movement and motion of the knee joint and protects the knee when this movement occurs. During [...]