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OrthoKnox - Dr. David Hovis - Physical Therapy - Sports Medicine - Arthroscopy - Orthopedic Surgeons in Knoxville, Tennessee


At OrthoKnox, Dr. David Hovis is an expert at performing arthroscopy to accurately diagnose and repair injuries and problems affecting the joints. 

Arthroscopic surgery allows orthopedic surgeons to diagnose joint problems and perform surgery with a minimally invasive approach that results in a better experience for the patient. Arthroscopic surgery uses state-of-the-art arthroscopic cameras that require only small incisions. Arthroscopy is associated with short recovery times, less risk of infection, less pain and bleeding, and a quick return to work.

An arthroscope is a pencil-sized camera that contains a small lens and lighting system. When placed into a joint, the arthroscope enables the orthopedic surgeon to see internal structures. During arthroscopic surgery, the surgical instruments are inserted through small incisions, about 5 mm in length.

Our orthopedic surgeons offer the following arthroscopic surgeries:

Learn more about arthroscopy in our patient library.  

Call OrthoKnox today at (865) 251-3030 or request an appointment online to see if you’re a candidate for arthroscopic surgery.

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