Dr. Vik Chatrath is an expert orthopedic surgeon who specializes in minimally invasive joint replacement, partial joint replacement, joint preservation and trauma surgery. Dr. Chatrath uses the newest techniques in orthopedic surgery to treat patients’ joint pain with higher precision. New technology allows each surgery to be planned in advance and tailored to the patient.
Joint preservation techniques are used in patients with cartilage defects to preserve the joints and to restore the function.
Articular cartilage is the cartilage that covers the bony surface of joints. It has a smooth surface which allows the bones of the knee joint to slide over each other with very little friction.
If you wish to be advised on the most appropriate treatment, please call (507) 537-9007 to schedule an appointment or click here to request an appointment online.