What is Knee Joint?
In the human joint, there is a jelly-like lubricant fluid which is called synovial fluid and the soft disc cushion between two bones of the joint is meniscus. The synovial lubricating fluid and meniscus work together in the process to keep meniscus wet and slimy so that cushioning effect could provide you that smoothness which you requires for the movements. With the increasing age, the cushion between two bones becomes thin and the surface comes nearer. The normal friction of a disc should be 5 mm, becomes thinner and later bones touch each other. This friction of bones to each other form osteophytes bony spurs. Repeated friction convert smooth surfaces into hard surfaces, it causes much pain in the movement.
Best Knee Replacement Surgeon in Ahmedabad
Knee replacement surgery has become quite common and more cost effective in the last few years. If you are experiencing excessive knee pain and knee joint anatomy and you have tried all other treatments such as physiotherapy or steroid injections to get relax from pain and improve your knee mobility but to no advantage, knee replacement may be the only option for you.
Total Knee Replacement Surgeries at Sentara Hospital, Chandkheda, Ahmedabad
Total Knee replacement is a surgery for people suffering with severe knee pain. It can relieve pain and allow you to be more active. Arthritis is the most frequent cause for discomfort and chronic knee pain. Knee arthritis is the leading cause of disability in India. In fact, a recent study showed around 1 in 5 people in India have some form of arthritis and two-thirds of the people who have been diagnosed with arthritis are under the age of 65. Find the best total knee replacement surgeon in Ahmedabad, Gujarat.At the time of the surgery, a damaged cartilage and bone from the surface of knee joint is removed by the surgeon and is replaced with a man made surface of metal and plastic. The process related to the surgery is given below. Before and during the surgery In the weeks before you enter the hospital, the orthopedic surgeon will order tests to make sure that you are healthy enough for the surgery.
Knee pain care before surgery at Sentara Hospital, Chandkeda Ahmedabad
Before surgery, at Sentara Hospital first we try following ways to treat our patients:-
Before any surgical or nonsurgical method of treatment, our doctors prescribe lifestyle changes as increase muscle strength and appropriate weight control.