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Knee Conditions Treated & Procedures Performed

Knee Surgeon in Fargo, ND

Dr. Todd Sekundiak is a board certified orthopaedic specialist specializing in adult joint replacement. Dr. Sekundiak has over 20 experience treating patients suffering from any knee-related condition. His minimally invasive surgical approach allows him to provide the most up to date techniques while getting you back on your feet quickly. Learn more about the procedures Dr. Sekundiak performs and call our office in Fargo, ND today.

What Causes Knee Pain or Issues?

A knee injury can often occur when the knee is in use, whether a person is working, playing a sport, or using the knee in another active way. However, knee issues can also develop over time when a person isn’t even aware. The most common conditions are attributed to the simple wear and tear over the years that occur when your knees are used in daily life. These simple activities include bending down to pick up an item, walking up the stairs, or exercising. Diseases, such as arthritis, can also bring about pain as you get older. Because the knee is a weight-bearing joint, it means it not only undergoes stress due to use but also undergoes strain from the weight put on it. If a persons own body weight is taken into consideration and that person is obese, the knee joints will undergo more stress than a person who is of average weight. Therefore, an obese person is at a higher risk for knee pain or having knee issues as time goes on.

Expert Evaluation & Treatment of the Knee

The knee is one of the most used joints in the human body. Conditions that impact the knee, such as Osteoarthritis can occur slowly over time, and injuries such as an ACL tear can happen suddenly. Since we rely on our knees for much of our daily activities, it’s important to get an expert diagnosis and treatment when injuries do occur. Todd Sekundiak is North Dakota’s expert at understanding that pain can impact the quality of life for a patient. While conservative or minimally invasive treatment options aretypically recommended first, your knee condition may require a more advanced type of treatment, such as surgery. Dr. Sekundiak utilizes use the newest techniques and technology from his office in Fargo.

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