Top Notch Knee Specialist in Santa Ana CA

Top Notch Knee Specialist in Santa Ana CA

As a top notch knee specialist in Santa Ana – Dr. Howard Marans – treats damage to any of the structures of the knee – from minor to severe. After Dr. Marans compiles your daily activity level, he will perform a physical examination and diagnostic testing to determine the root cause of your knee pain. Then, the Doctor will design a customized treatment plan to alleviate your symptoms in the quickest and most cost-effective way.

Top Notch Knee Specialist

Knee treatment outcomes depend on:

The Knee

The knee is the principal weight-bearing joint supporting one’s body weight. At OCOrthopedic+ in Santa Ana, patients have easy access to a vast array of knee injury physical therapy treatment modalities.

The knee is susceptible to many injuries/conditions.

  • Awkward movements resulting in ACL tears
  • Hard falls
  • Collisions
  • Sudden twists or pivots
  • Excessive force or blows
  • Overuse or repetitive motion
  • Inflammatory conditions and degenerative conditions

Common knee injuries/conditions

  • Arthritis in the knee
  • Dislocated kneecap
  • Bursitis in the knee
  • Knee ligament injuries
  • Meniscus tears
  • Runner’s knee
  • Knee fractures

Common symptoms

Knee symptoms vary based on the degree of injury or stage of medical condition.

  • Pain is first indicator of injury or disease (degenerative condition)
  • Pain is a red flag when it does not subside over time
  • Simple knee movements may exacerbate pain
  • Knee swelling is indicative of extra pressure on the knee
  • Difficulty standing or balancing with full weight
  • Redness or tenderness to the touch around the knee cap area

Orthopedic Surgery Protocol

As an experienced orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Marans begins with a precise diagnosis.

  • Medical history
  • Patient history of activity
  • Physical examination
  • X-Ray
  • MRI
  • Non-surgical therapies

Education and Credentials

Orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Howard Marans, has the education and clinical experience to correct your knee injury.

  • Orthopedic Residency at the University of Toronto
  • Fellowship at Toronto’s Orthopedic and Arthritic Hospital
  • The Doctor completed his Sports Medicine studies at the Royal Adelaide Hospital in South Australia

OC Orthopedics+ Offers:

  • Clinical experience and excellence
  • Cost-effective surgical treatment
  • Compassionate care
  • Rapid and permanent recovery

Top Notch Knee Specialist in Santa Ana

To have your knee pain treated cost-effectively, schedule your initial consultation with Dr. Howard Marans at his state-of-the-art clinic in Santa Ana, CA. Please click the icon below – or – call 714.979.8981.