Orthopedic Specialists of the Knee

Lateral and medial meniscus anatomyKnee pain can effect people of any age and for any number of reasons.  The anatomy of the knee is quite complex, incorporating several ligaments, bones, and tendons.  Only skilled orthopedic and knee specialists should treat knee-related injuries.

Pain in the knee can sometimes be attributed to sports injuries or with general wear and tear.   From ACL or MCL tears to total knee replacements, from Baker’s Cysts to a fractured patella and everything in between, AOA Orthopedic Specialists has a complete team of physicians available to help treat your knee issues, as well as a comprehensive list of procedures we can employ to get you back to a more comfortable and stable version of yourself.

For a complete list of our orthopedic surgeons in North Texas who treat the knee, click HERE.

AOA has been designated as an international training center for the International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee and Orthopedic Surgery (ISAKOS).


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The Joint Preservation Center

The Joint Preservation Center has made elevating your lifestyle our priority by restoring your knee to its best possible function. The JPC is one of only a handful of designated cartilage restoration centers in the United States. A full range of contemporary treatment options for knee pain, including the latest minimally invasive procedures are available at The JPC located at Arlington Orthopedic Associates.

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How to Strengthen Your Knees

Physical Therapist Nichole Galle gives us some tips on how to get back some strength and flexibility in your knee, post-surgery, by demonstrating some simple exercises that you can do anytime, anywhere.

Hamstring Stretch

  • Place hands above the knee.
  • Lean forward slowly.
  • Hold for 30 seconds.
  • Repeat 2 or 3 times.

Quad Set

  • With a straight leg, push the knee downwards.
  • Keep the foot pointed up.
  • Hold for 3 seconds.
  • Repeat 30 times, twice a day.

Calf Stretch

  • Get a towel, strap, or similar item.
  • Place strap around the ball of the foot.
  • Pull backwards while keeping the knee straight.
  • Hold for 30 seconds.
  • Repeat 2 or 3 times.

Straight Leg Raise

  • Start with a Quad Set, and then lift the leg straight up.
  • Keep the Quad flexed and the knee straight.