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Knee Pain

Knee pain and stiffness can be debilitating and have a significant impact on your quality of life. If non-surgical treatments like physical therapy, medications, or injections haven't provided adequate relief, knee replacement surgery may be an option. Traditionally, knee replacement surgery involved large incisions and a lengthy recovery process. However, thanks to advancements in orthopedic surgery, minimally invasive knee replacements are now available and can offer numerous benefits.

So, what are the benefits of minimally invasive knee replacements? For starters, the procedure typically involves smaller incisions, which can lead to less pain, swelling, and scarring. Additionally, patients may experience a faster recovery time, with many able to return to their daily activities sooner than with traditional knee replacement surgery. The procedure also carries a lower risk of complications, such as infections or blood clots.

In conclusion, minimally invasive knee replacement surgery is a promising option for patients suffering from knee pain and stiffness. With smaller incisions, less pain and scarring, faster recovery times, and lower risk of complications, it's no wonder why more and more patients are choosing this procedure.

Dr. Amanda Marshall-Rodriguez, a board-certified Orthopaedic Surgeon, has conducted over 5000 knee replacements and is part of the team of experts at TruOrtho available to help if you are experiencing knee pain and stiffness and are considering minimally invasive knee replacement surgery. At TruOrtho, we are committed to providing outstanding care and utilizing the latest techniques to help patients achieve favorable outcomes.

Contact us today to schedule a consultation and take the first step toward regaining your mobility and improving your quality of life.

At TruOrtho, we are committed to providing quality care and education in the field of orthopedics and proud to participate in the Perry Initiative. We recognize that women are underrepresented in the field of orthopaedics and engineering, so we strive to provide educational opportunities that will increase participation.

Through the Perry Initiative, we are providing young women with exposure to the field of orthopaedics with hands-on experience and lectures, as well as encourage and support them as they pursue their dreams.

Our team of experienced orthopaedic surgeons, Dr. Amanda Marshall-Rodriguez, Dr. Jamie Lynch and Dr. Naomi Shields, have all been involved in the program since 2012, 2013 and 2018 respectively.

We are passionate about helping spread the message of women's empowerment in orthopedics and strive to make a difference in our community and look forward to continuing to be part of this important initiative.


The Perry Initiative inspires young women to be leaders in Orthopaedic Surgery and Engineering by partnering with medical centers, universities and high schools nationwide.

TruOrtho's Amanda Marshall-Rodriguez, M.D., Jamie L Lynch, MD, and Naomi Shields, MD, will be participating April 15th at the South Texas Spine & Surgical Hospital.

Apply to participate in this free, one-day event. Explore hands-on surgery modules and receive mentorship from women surgeons and engineers. Applicants must gender-identify as women or nonbinary and be in high school. Click here to learn more.

The 105th AOPA National Assembly was held in San Antonio, Texas on September 28- October 1, 2022 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center.

AOPA's National Assembly is the world's premier event for professionals in orthotics and prosthetics. At the intersection of technology and humanity, the National Assembly spearheads discussions on the newest technological developments, the best standards of patient care, and updates on the state of O&P advocacy.

Dr. Naomi Shields had the opportunity to share her expertise in Progressive Collapsing Foot Deformity and Ankle Arthritis. To learn more about the American Orthotic & Prosthetic Association (AOPA) click here

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