Knee forms a very crucial part of human body. The surgical expertise and high level professional care at Aakash Healthcare Super Speciality Hospital is a right place for treatment of knee replacement and related ailments. The facilities are equipped with technological equipment of Digital X-rays and Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).
We have a team of experts that are trained to perfection to deal with any sort of knee replacement. Moreover, the amazing staff of physiotherapists and orthopaedics specialists at Aakash Healthcare Super Specilaity work towards speedy restoration of the patient prompting a personal satisfaction. Often, the complex structure of knee is ruptured with a serious injury, mishap or disease. In usual case, patients of knee problems observe pain while kneeling and running, stuck knee movement, knee buckling, swelling, and morning stiffness. All these could be symptoms of grave knee injuries or medical conditions associated to it. Majorly, osteoarthritis is the common cause of these conditions, it is degradation of knee due to wear and tear. We are well prepared to diagnose and treat all the conditions concerning knee. At Aakash Healthcare Super Speciality, the joint knee replacement orthopaedic staff has profound knowledge of this field and their skills are of extreme value, they also offer expertisein:
Unicondylar knee replacement
It is also termed as unicompartmental knee replacement and ‘partial’ knee replacement. It is a proper option to total knee replacement for patients, especially for patients suffering from advanced osteoarthritis which limits to a single compartment.During this surgical treatment, only a section of the knee resurfaced.
A partial knee replacement has various advantages over other alternative knee replacement surgery , its aftermath utilizes less time for the process of recovery. Since, the marked incision is small in size, it gets healed readily and patient’s stay at hospital is minimal, post-surgery. Adequate medical evaluation is required to recommend this surgery. The location of pain primarily, provides the assessment of treatment required. He or she will be specifically concerned with the location of your pain. Secondly, X-rays and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scans are ordered to clarify the situation.
Failed or revision joint replacement
In many medical accidents or mishaps from the authority, joint replacement goes wrong, the talented orthopaedicspecialists at Aakash Healthcare Super Speciality provide a perfect solution for such critical scenarios. The failed joint replacement can be rectified with a correct revision joint replacement.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What are the common knee medical conditions?
A: Some of the common knee medical conditions are Fractures (patella, ends of the femur and tibia), Dislocation, Anterior Cruciate and Posterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries, Meniscal and Tendon Tears, Tendonitis, Osteoarthritis, and Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Q: When is knee replacement surgery recommended?
A: Severe knee pain or stiffness, chronic knee inflammation, and knee deformity are some instances when doctors recommend knee replacement surgery.
Q: How many hours a knee replacement surgery takes to complete?
A: Normally, a knee replacement surgery takes almost two hours to complete.
Q: What are potential complications of knee replacement surgery?
A: Infections, blood clots, neurovascular injury, and implant problems are some complications of the knee replacement surgery.
Q: What are the common causes of knee pain?
A: The complexity of knee joint often adds to the common problems of knee pain which include Ligament injuries, Cartilage tears, Post Trauma Arthritis, Bone Chips, Bursitis, Iliotibial Band Syndrome, Medial Plica Syndrome, Osgood-Schlatter Disease, Osteoarthritis, Partially dislocated kneecap, Tendonitis, and Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Q: What are merits of partial knee replacement over total knee replacement?
A: Quicker recovery, less pain post-surgery, and less blood loss are advantages partial knee replacement over total knee replacement.
Q: In what conditions partial knee replacement is not recommended?
A: If one suffers from inflammatory arthritis, prominent knee stiffness, or ligament damage, then such patients are not recommended with partial knee replacement.