Joints creak, pop, and crack may happen even more often when we age. In certain joints, like knees, creaking sounds may be pretty loud. Yet, does the sound indicate that the joint is wearing down or needs to be replaced, partially or fully? Let’s discuss why joints make noise, if or when you may need
partial knee replacement near me
A partial knee replacement or a unicompartmental knee replacement is a procedure that involves replacing part of the knee to restore normal function. Candidates for a partial knee replacement usually have knees that are affected by osteoarthritis. With knee osteoarthritis, the cartilage, which serves as a protective layer over the joints, is progressively wearing away.