Knee Replacement

What is Knee replacement?

The knee works better after “Knee joint replacement surgery”. One of the top surgical procedures is where the surgeon removes the damaged section of your knee joint. They replace it with artificial implants. To relieve pain and stiffness that are caused by osteoarthritis, knee replacement surgery is the best solution for patients. Knee surgery can increase the ability to move and enhance the quality of life.

The surgeon will check stability, the knee’s range of motion, and strength. Here the X-rays will enable the surgeon to see the damaged area. All this is mandatory for the surgeon to tell you whether you need Knee joint surgery or not. So, make sure you are consulting with the best Orthopaedic doctor in Gurugram who has brilliant experience and is ready to unlock better medical solutions and results.

Signs you might need a Knee surgery

  • Severe pain while sleeping and resting
  • Knee swollen
  • Knee deformity
  • Difficulty while climbing stairs or walking
  • Knee pain stops your normal activities
  • Non-surgical treatments are not helping you

Better not to depend too much on non-surgical treatment and go for Knee surgery. The best Knee surgeon in Delhi will follow painless procedures to eliminate pain and improve range of motion.

Types of Knee joint replacement

Total Knee replacement

In this operation, the surgeon removed the damaged surface of the thigh bone and shin bone. They do not remove the whole joint. The underside of the kneecap is also removed. The surgeon replaced it with artificial parts.

Partial knee replacement

This operation is recommended only if one part of the knee is damaged by arthritis. The partial knee replacement operation is mostly for younger patients. This type of surgery is also known as unicompartmental knee arthroplasty.

Complex knee replacement

This operation is recommended if the patient comes for knee surgery in the same leg once again or else the arthritis is severe. Conditions such as weak knee ligament, Prosthetic joint infection, Knee fracture or injury, etc have the only solution and that is complex knee replacement surgery.

After the surgery, the patient should not miss physical therapy to get back the strength. When consulting with a well-versed physical therapist, he/she will help you in-

  • Climbing stairs with the help of crutches or a walker
  • Walking with the help of crutches or a walker
  • Properly sit and your feet on the floor

Knee pain might limit your regular activities. It is better to get in touch with a professional Orthopaedic doctor for your knee surgery. Dr. Ankit Varshney has a decade’s worth of experience in providing a seamless experience with excellent surgical and non-surgical solutions.