Treatments & Procedures

Treatments and procedures for your knee

At Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Medical Center, we are dedicated to providing you with an individualized treatment plan to get you on the road to recovery. 

We want you to receive high-quality orthopedic treatments and procedures such as advanced minimally invasive options for knee replacement surgery. Below you’ll find information for you about treatment and procedures for knee pain.


Physicians use non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, along with strengthening programs, to treat mild to moderate pain associated with inflammation in the knee.

Corticosteroid injection

Medications, such as corticosteroid injections, are an important part of a treatment protocol for knee injuries. A healthcare provider will inject a dose of corticosteroid directly into the joint to decrease inflammation.


Immobilizing the knee is sometimes the best treatment. Physicians may recommend the use of a cane or walker as part of an ongoing treatment for knee injury.

Knee braces and sleeves

A brace is used to provide external stability to the knee joint and encourage healing. A specialist will recommend knee braces and sleeves to help strengthen the knee muscle while reducing pain and inflammation.

MAKOplasty® minimally invasive surgery

Physicians turn to MAKOplasty® for joint repair and replacement because it is a minimally invasive surgical procedure that uses advanced robotic technology. This precise surgery for knee injuries results in less scarring, reduced pain and a faster recovery time.

Physical therapy

Physical therapy is an integral component of a physician’s approach to treating knee pain. A physician will recommend physical therapy after surgery or as an ongoing treatment regimen to heal and strengthen the knee.


A revolutionary new technology for knee replacement surgery, the VISIONAIRE® Patient Matched system utilizes a patient’s MRI and X-rays to design and create customized surgical instruments based on the patient’s unique anatomy.

Let Fountain Valley connect you with a physician

Call ​(855) 226-3744 or use our Find A Physician tool to be connected to an orthopedic specialist who can answer your questions. You can also read more about diseases and conditions in our Health Library.