One of the risk factors to knee injury and arthritis is a congenital or genetic malalignment of the lower extremity. We commonly refer to legs that are either bow-legged (varus) or knock-kneed (valgus) as being malaligned. When the leg is not perfectly straight, the weight-bearing access of the leg is not balanced and this can lead to ligament, cartilage, and meniscus problems in some patients. When planning treatment for injury to the knee one important consideration is the axial alignment of the leg. …
The Orthopedic Specialty Institute's Spokane office is dedicating Mondays to serving patients without an appointment. …
Knee, Hand and Sports Medicine Specialists
The Orthopedic Specialty Institute, formerly The Lyman Knee Clinic, is a specialty orthopedic practice focusing on the care and treatment of knee, hand and sports-related injuries, including ACL reconstruction, knee replacement, shoulder instability, joint reconstruction, hand fractures and nerve compressions such as carpal tunnel syndrome.
Our physicians are specialists. They have received advanced fellowship training in their area of focus. This means our patients receive the highest quality of care and excellent outcomes.
We welcome you to OSI and look forward to helping you regain your momentum.