Pain in the knee can not only make it difficult to walk and participate in day-to-day activities, but it can also be a sign of something more troubling underneath. At his offices in Decatur and Sandy Springs, Dr. Karsch serves patients within the Greater Atlanta area.
Knee pain is a common problem for many people, especially with advanced age. Since the knee is made up of a complex structure, knee pain can be localized to a specific area of the knee or painful throughout. Depending on the condition, the knee pain can be combined with restrictive movement. Knee pain can be divided into three major categories: acute injury, medical conditions like arthritis, or chronic overuse. A thorough physical examination will usually establish the diagnosis of knee pain.
Some of the more frequent causes of knee pain include acute injuries like:
From sports injuries and accidents to arthritis and bursitis, Dr. Karsch has over 20 years of experience dealing with knee ailments. He offers both conservative and surgical treatments, ranging from knee arthroscopy to total knee replacement. Treatment may include different options depending on the source of the pain, such as:
Please call the office for questions regarding billing and insurance. We accept most insurance plans that do not require a referral from a Primary Care Physician and will do our best to inform you of your co-pays, deductibles, and network participation. We do not accept any form of Medicaid or Tricare. We are pleased to offer CareCredit as a payment option.
"Dr. Karsch has always been very professional around me. In the past he has done surgery on both shoulders with a great outcome and takes care of both knees."
"Dr. Karsch was also very detailed and helpful in his explanations of how he planned to repair my tendon and he also performed a seamless surgery with 0 pain."
"Dr. Karsch is the bomb.com. He explained everything step by step. I'm completely aware of what is going on. Hopefully I won't be back!"
"Excellent service - they listened and responded with sympathy and expertise. Great front office staff; friendly and prompt."
"My hip replacement was three months ago today. So happy and thankful that I was able to complete the Peachtree Road Race today! Thank you for helping me reach my goal."