Winter Weather Information

Please note, all WakeMed Physician Practices, urgent cares, and outpatient services - lab, imaging, rehab and Healthworks - will be opening at 10 am on Wednesday, January 17 due to the potential for hazardous road conditions. Learn more.

Our hospitals and emergency departments never close.


Knees. When they work correctly, you take them for granted. When every step is painful, you learn how important your knees really are. Knee  injuries occur people of all ages.  From ligament tears, fractures to cartilage injury, WakeMed orthopaedic specialists can treat it all.

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Frequent issues affecting the knee include:

Treatment for these knee issues vary and can include:

Of course, the best treatment is prevention.  Learn more about protecting your knees from injury.

Rest assured that WakeMed’s orthopaedic providers offer the most advanced orthopaedic care available and have multiple providers who specialize exclusively in treating knee disorders.