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Knee Surgery at Methodist and Proctor

Your knees are the largest joints in your body, and they work hard over a lifetime. Sometimes they need maintenance, especially if you've been active. Knee surgery can help you move better and relieve pain or discomfort.

At UnityPoint Health, we keep up with the most recent medical developments, from arthroscopic knee surgery to robotic-assisted knee replacements. If you're scheduled for knee surgery, or just considering it, turn to us for modern, high-quality treatment.

Why Choose UnityPoint Health for Knee Surgery?

Our quality, convenience and technology give you the care you need and help you start a strong recovery. Our program has:

  • Orthopedic-trained staff: Your nurses and other clinical staff know joints. They can provide focused care, quickly assess issues and know what to do if there is a problem.
  • One-stop class and pre-op testing: If you're having a knee replacement surgery, you can attend joint replacement class and have your pre-op lab work done at the same time.
  • Robotic-assisted surgery: You may be a candidate for robotic-assisted surgery. We are the only hospital in Peoria with the Mako™ Robotic Arm System. You can have advanced surgery with family and friends close by.
  • Quality: Your whole care team works to communicate clearly with you. And we help you get up and moving and home as quickly as possible to help you heal faster and have fewer problems after surgery.

Our Knee Surgeries

When making treatment decisions, your doctor will consider what type of knee problems you are having. Maybe you are having trouble putting weight on your knee or can't bend or stretch it. Or you hear popping or other noises when you move.

It's common to try rest and other nonsurgical treatment first. If surgery is your best option, we're here to help you with treatments for common and complex problems. Our surgeries include:

Knee replacement

You may hear knee replacement surgery called total or partial knee replacement or knee arthroplasty. You might have a knee replacement because of:

  • Arthritis, like osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis
  • Knee injuries or loss of blood flow to the knees
  • Problems like knock knees

Arthroscopy

Arthroscopy is a minimally invasive knee surgery, meaning surgeons keep incisions small. Your surgeon puts a very small camera (an arthroscope) into your knee joint and uses the camera and small surgical instruments to repair your knee.

Knee cartilage repair

Many people need cartilage repair in their knees because of wear and tear from regular activities or sports. Surgeons repair the smooth white tissue at the end of your bones so your joint can move smoothly.

Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) repair and posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) repair

Your ACL and PCL help hold your knee together and let it rotate. Learn more about our sports medicine surgeries.

Contact Us

Call UnityPoint Health – Peoria Orthopedic Services at 833-662-3278 with questions or to set up an appointment.

Methodist Orthopedic Services                                
Mazor X™ Robotic-Assisted Surgery                         
221 NE Glen Oak Ave.                                                
Peoria, IL 61636

Proctor Orthopedic Services
Midwest Orthopaedic Hospital
5409 N Knoxville Ave.
Peoria, IL 61614         

Pekin Orthopedic Services
600 S. 13th St.
Pekin, IL 61554                              

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