Areas of Expertise

Orthopaedic Surgeon Specializing in Hip and Knee Disorders
Dr. Wind is a subspecialist orthopaedic surgeon in Richmond, VA focusing specifically on disorders of the hip and knee. He is one of the few surgeons in Virginia to have completed subspecialty fellowship training in two distinct areas of orthopaedics, arthroscopic surgery and total joint replacement. In his practice Dr. Wind has taken this fellowship experience and focused directly on conditions of the hip and knee.

Hip and knee disorders encompass a broad range of pathology. Athletes can develop overuse syndromes that cause pain throughout the lower extremity. Patients can develop tears of the hip labrum or knee meniscus that result in significant pain and dysfunction. Osteoarthritis or post-traumatic arthritis can cause severe restrictions to mobility and lifestyle. In each of these cases the underlying cause of pain and dysfunction is different however the end result is a significant decrease in quality of life. For many problems the best solution is nonoperative treatment with physical therapy, bracing, or medications. Other problems may be amenable to minimally invasive arthroscopic surgery solutions. Severe joint dysfunction and deformity may require joint replacement. Dr. Wind, being trained in both arthroscopic surgery as well as joint replacement, can offer patients all possible options and then assist them in making the best treatment choice possible.

Arthroscopic Surgery | Knee & Hip | Richmond, VAHip disorders commonly treated by Dr. Wind include labral tears, chondral (cartilage) damage, snapping hip syndrome, femoroacetabular impingement, avascular necrosis (AVN), osteoarthritis, post-traumatic arthritis, and failed previous hip replacements. Knee disorders commonly treated by Dr. Wind include meniscal tears, patellofemoral pain, chondral damage, ACL and collateral ligament injuries, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, post-traumatic arthritis, and failed previous knee replacements.

 

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