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Cutting-Edge Non-Surgical Treatment for Knee Osteoarthritis

Genicular artery embolization (GAE) is an innovative and non-surgical approach that relieves pain for patients suffering from knee osteoarthritis. This minimally invasive procedure is a revolutionary alternative to knee replacement surgery, improving patients' mobility and quality of life.

Advantages of minimally invasive GAE include the following:

Non-surgical Intervention
GAE does not require incisions, general anesthesia, or an extended recovery period, making it an attractive option for patients who wish to avoid invasive procedures.
Retains the Integrity of the Joints
GAE offers the potential to avoid knee replacement surgery by alleviating pain and improving joint function. GAE promotes tissue healing and regeneration, enhancing joint function and increasing mobility.
Quick Recovery
Compared to surgical interventions, GAE is associated with a quicker recovery time. Most patients can resume their daily activities shortly after the procedure.
Minimal Side Effects
Unlike traditional surgical options such as knee replacement, GAE does not require extensive incisions or the removal of damaged tissues. This approach significantly reduces the risk of complications.
Meet The Doctors

Genicular Artery Embolization Specialists

At Texas Knee Institute, we understand that dealing with a knee condition can be physically and emotionally challenging. We are here to support you throughout your healthcare journey. We will provide guidance and assistance, ensuring that you feel comfortable and well-informed every step of the way.

Our team of highly experienced vascular and interventional radiologists, headed by Dr. Eric Hardee, M.D., Dr. William Fox, M.D., Dr. A.J. Valenson, M.D., and Dr. Ryan Armstrong, M.D. delivers personalized care to every patient. Your well-being is our top priority, and we are dedicated to providing you with the highest level of care possible.

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We Partner with Medicare and Most Major Insurance Providers

Our team is proud to work with most private health insurance plans to deliver effective treatment for knee osteoarthritis.
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Minimally Invasive Treatment for Knee Osteoarthritis

Genicular artery embolization (GAE) is a pioneering solution for chronic, progressive knee pain. The approach involves the selective blocking of the genicular arteries, which supply blood to the knee joint. The procedure is carried out by an interventional radiologist specializing in knee osteoarthritis.

Our specialist administers local anesthesia and makes a small incision near the groin area to insert a narrow catheter into the femoral artery. Using X-ray guidance, the interventional radiologist carefully navigates the catheter through the arterial system until it reaches the arteries that supply blood to the knee.

After confirming the correct placement of the catheter, the physician releases embolic materials through the catheter into the blood vessels. The materials decrease the blood flow to the lining of the knee joint, reducing pain and inflammation.

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Providing Effective Knee Pain Relief to Dallas, Houston, and Surrounding Communities

We can help you overcome debilitating knee pain. Begin your journey to greater mobility at a clinic near you.


4747 Bellaire Blvd.
Suite 550
Houston, TX 77401
Monday – Friday
8am – 5pm

The Woodlands

8850 Six Pines Dr #280
The Woodlands, TX 77380
Monday – Friday
8am – 5pm

Clear Lake

390 East Medical Center Blvd
Webster, TX 77598
Monday – Friday
8am – 5pm

Sugar Land

7619 Branford Pl.
Ste. 220
Sugar Land, TX 77479
Monday – Friday
8am – 5pm


1331 W. Grand Parkway N.
Suite 210
Katy, TX 77493
Monday – Friday
8am – 5pm


3920 W Wheatland Rd
Suite 108
Dallas, TX 75237
Monday – Friday
8am – 5pm
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We offer a wealth of up-to-date information about the latest knee pain treatments and management solutions. Our specialists provide in-depth insights into minimally invasive strategies for knee pain relief, knee osteoarthritis symptoms, alternative treatment options, and much more.

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