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Knee Care

Our knee experts take the time to truly understand your needs

Suffering from knee pain can get in the way of almost every part of your day. Twin Cities Orthopedics provides care for patients of all ages, listening and working together to customize the right treatment plan for you.

Common Conditions & Procedures

  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Reconstruction
  • IT Band (Iliotibial Band) Syndrome
  • Knee Arthritis & Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Arthroscopy (Knee Scope)
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Meniscectomy & Meniscal Repair
  • Medial Patellofemoral Ligament (MPFL) Reconstruction
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osgood-Schlatter
  • Patellar Tendinitis
  • Patellofemoral Syndrome (Runners Knee)
  • Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Injuries
  • Quadriceps Tendon Rupture
  • Total Knee, Joint Replacement
                                                       
                               

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Dr. Michael Nemanich is a perfect example of how excellent pre-op teaching, operative procedure and post-op care all go together. I had absolutely no problems with my knee replacement at any stage of care.…
– Stephanie R., patient

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Once I decided to finally address the pain in my knee, I was getting injections. Decided to go all the way (tired of injection shots) and get my knee replaced. Dr. O'Keefe was open…
– Paul R., patient

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I want to thank Dr. Weiss and his entire team for such an awesome job! My knees were full of arthritis, I was bow-legged and in a ton of pain for years. I had…
– Connie S., patient

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I received excellent consideration when my first scheduled operation had to be postponed due to a tooth infection. Dr. Conner rescheduled it a month later by adjusting his schedule. Shawn took good care of…
– Dennis J., patient

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My worn-out right hip was making my back and neck ache from overcompensating when shifting my weight and force to my left leg. 3 months prior to surgery I was not able to run or…
– Mike K., patient

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Before surgery I had, at times, severe pain in both my knee and hip. I was unable to do stairs without feeling pain. Now I can run down them pain free. Thanks Dr. O'Keefe!
– Brian B., patient

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When Dr. Anderson replaced my knee in October of 2016, I was informed that I should no longer run as a form of exercise and should increase my time on the bike. I was…
– Richard M., patient

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Had scope surgery 1st but didn’t help much, then the knee replacement surgery by Dr. O’Keefe went well and the knee feels much better now.
– Kim B., patient

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My knee deteriorated quickly after injury and arthritis. Deciding to have a new knee was not an easy decision at age 53. Having a total knee done by Dr. Arntson was an excellent choice…
– Deb H., patient

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Couldn’t ask for a better team. I would recommend Dr. Peter Sanders and his PA Matthew Bennett to anyone.
– Lance H., patient

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After a bad experience with 2 knee replacements and years of pain from another physician, I went to Dr. Arntson with hopes he could help me. He has done a great job revising both…
– Kari J., patient

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Dr. Steven Meisterling, Deepest thanks for the surgery and counseling my right knee, both in 2009 and this year. I'm resuming a normal life due to your skill and dedication. To say that I"m…
– Irl C., patient

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Back in August I fully ruptured my patellar tendon playing volleyball. I started working with Tegan Nelson shortly after having surgery to repair it. Tegan was wonderful, working with me to bend my knee…
– Andy H., patient

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Close to two years ago Dr. Heikes performed knee surgery due to knee cartilage damage from a hard impact on my knee. I was able to begin running and racing one mile to 10…
– Peter K., patient

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Dear Dr. Meisterling, Yesterday I celebrated the one year anniversary of my knee replacement. How? I stepped to the top of our state's capitol to view the newly refurbished Quadriga without pain or hesitation!…
– Diane W., patient

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I had to use a cane, wheelchair and walker before I had my knee replacement. I had taken shots as long as I could to get relief from the pain. I asked for the surgery…
– Susan A., patient

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My husband has suffered with Parkinson's Disease since he was 44 years old. The constant shaking for 13 years has damaged his knee and shoulder joints, causing extreme pain. He is not a surgical candidate…
– Tom A., patient

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I shopped two different orthopedic surgeons prior to meeting with Dr. Kruse about my knee. I like many things about Dr. Kruse. First of all, he is honest with his assessment and is personable.…
– Neil L., patient

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Can’t recommend Brooke Deshler more highly. She explained why each thing she asked me to do was necessary and how it benefited my recovery. She held me responsible with kindness and was very knowledgeable…
– Sharon L., patient

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I was surprised six years ago when I started having trouble with my left knee. By the end, it would swell to twice it’s normal size, and I was extremely limited in my activities and…
– Nan S., patient

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I was very pleased with my recent total knee replacement. My options were discussed in easy to understand terms, what to expect during and after surgery, its risks, and all my questions were answered. I…
– Karen C., patient

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Hi Jay, I hope you and your family are doing well. I wanted to take a minute to once again tell you that because of all your efforts and dedication to helping me walk…
– Patty B., patient

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After research, I made an appointment with Dr. Owen O'Neill for a consult regarding a knee replacement. After my first visit, I knew he was the one I wanted to perform the surgery. He…
– Jon M., patient

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I started seeing Seth right away after my total knee replacement. In the first couple of weeks, Seth's understanding of the procedure and symptoms was very comforting. It was determined that a manipulation was necessary.…
– Patty, patient

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Dr. Butterfield was recommended to me by my primary care physician. He was kind, professional, thorough and made sure my questions were answered. Would recommend Dr. Butterfield to anyone needing an orthopedic surgeon.
– Patty I, patient

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I would love the chance to see Dr. Steven Meisterling again and thank him for giving me my life back! The first time I went to see him in St. Croix Falls, I could…
– John P., patient

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I blew out my ACL and it took my meniscus out with it. When recovering, the biggest thing I worked on was range of motion. 9 months after I was okayed to go skiing.
– Eric J., patient

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I saw Dr. Matthew Butterfield who was highly recommended by my cousin, a Vascular Surgeon who only recommends the VERY BEST. I had a wonderful experience with Dr. Butterfield. He was professional, caring, and…
– Julie F., patient

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After meeting with Dr. Conner to discuss knee replacement I felt very comfortable. Dr. Conner took the time to explain the procedure and what to expect after surgery. Dr. Conner’s patient coordinator Shawn is…
– Tom C., patient

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I can't say enough good things about Dr. Lewis and his staff! I've had very painful elbow and knee conditions that were addressed with the most conservative care practices first -- both of which…
– Jean H., patient

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View the Latest About Knee Care

Internationally Renowned Knee Surgeon Robert F. LaPrade, MD, PhD Joins TCO

We are excited to announce the upcoming arrival of Robert F. LaPrade, MD, PhD, an internationally known complex orthopedic knee and sports medicine surgeon. LaPrade comes from The Steadman Clinic in Vail, Colorado, and will…

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