Friday, 5 December 2014

Total Knee Replacement ..! Treatment .! ! Common Doubts ..??

Knee replacement also known to be as knee arthroplasty, is a surgical procedure to replace the weight-bearing surfaces of the knee joint to relieve pain and disability of knee joints.

This procedure is  most commonly performed for osteoarthritis, and also for other knee diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and arthritis associated with psoriasis.

Knee replacement surgery can be performed as a partial or a total knee replacement. In general, the surgery consists of replacing the diseased or damaged joint surfaces of the knee with metal and plastic components shaped to allow continued motion of the knee.

Knee replacement helps to relieve pain and allow you to be more active.Your doctor may recommend it than other medicines and treatments

The most serious complication is infection of the joint, which occurs in <1% of patients.

You may have several doubts about 

  • Total Knee Replacement Procedure !
  • How is the operation performed !
  • what is knee replacement implants !
  • Types of Knee Replacement Implants !
  • Candidates for Knee Replacement !
  • Knee replacement cost !

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