It’s time to prepare yourself for a Total Knee Replacement

It’s time to prepare yourself for a Total Knee Replacement

Dr. Bhanu Pratap Singh Saluja

15 Feb 2024

Call +91 80788 80788 to request an appointment.

Knee replacement treatment is carried out on more than 2.5 million people yearly and India has seen a daily rise in these surgeries, Says WHO. The high rate of success of knee operations in India is constantly encouraging people with serious knee problems allowing them to live actively. The surface of the joint is replaced during a total knee replacement by inserting metal pieces into the knee area. Total Knee replacement surgery is a joint surgery and is also called knee arthroplasty. Following surgery, patients may require assistance walking. Nevertheless, the patient can typically resume normal
walking with post-operative rehabilitation. Dr.Bhanu Pratap Singh Saluja and his team are always available for you at Ivy Hospital, Mohali. They thrive with the best technology and equipment. Surgery is the last option for many patients with knee pain. In most cases, your orthopedic surgeon will try more conservative treatment options before recommending Total knee replacement surgery.

Pre-Surgery Routines
? Before surgery, you might be told to lose weight to decrease the pressure on your new joint.
? You should reduce or cut back on smoking that may be dangerous for surgery.
? What you should eat and drink in the last 24 hours.
? You should avoid running or jogging, contact sports, jumping sports, and
high-impact aerobics.
? Start your exercise routine by warming up with five minutes of light walking.

Take a look at some aspects that are the signs of knee arthroplasty

Continuous Pain and no relief

If your pain is not going away despite trying all the physical therapy, drugs, and injections, you should think about having a knee replacement surgery. Which may lead to a good future with no joint pain.

The knees are swollen and stiff.

Majority of the injured, inflamed tissue inside your knee that causes swelling and stiffness is removed during total knee replacement surgery. The total knee replacement surgery is performed safely by orthopedic surgeons at Ivy Hospital, Mohali.

The knee hurts when you rest.

Most knee pains get worse when you involve yourself in Physical activities like walking and exercise. But if your knee hurts while resting, it is highly recommended to operate full knee replacement surgery. Pain while resting is a symptom of arthritis. Arthritis means inflammation or swelling of one or more joints which affects the joints and the tissues around the joint, and other connective tissues.

Your leg structure bows in or out

During knee replacement surgery, Our Best orthopedic surgeons replace the damaged portion with an artificial joint. This corrects your leg structure if it bows in or out. ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) surgery is also treated under this operation. Physical therapy rehabilitation can be all you need if your daily activities don't require pivoting on your knee.

You want long-lasting Relief

90% of individuals who have knee replacement surgery report significantly less pain and more range of motion.
All of the mentioned problems can lower a person's quality of life and negatively affect both their physical and emotional health. If you don't get immediate treatment, using your damaged knee joint will probably result in further damage and deterioration.

Making an Appointment with One of Our Knee Specialists
At the ivy hospital, Mohali our highly trained knee specialist Dr. Bhanu Pratap Singh Saluja is an expert in diagnosing and treating knee pain. If you are having symptoms in your knee, we encourage you to contact our office to make an appointment at Ivy hospital, Mohali

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