What Does Your Knee Pain Indicate?

What Are The Types Of Knee Pain? Knee pain is a rather common symptom experienced by people of several age groups. The nature and intensity of knee pain varies and is dependent on the cause of the pain. Some of the commonly experienced types of knee pain are mentioned below: 1. Dull Ache: Constant and…

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How Is Total Knee Replacement Surgery Performed?

What Is Knee Replacement Surgery? Knee replacement surgery is an operation during which the damaged or degenerated knee joint is surgically removed and replaced with an artificial prosthesis. This prosthesis is made of plastic or other material which has the tensile strength to perform weight bearing function of the knee joint. The prosthesis will perform…

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Who Requires Partial Knee Replacement Surgery

What Is Partial Knee Replacement Surgery? The surgical procedure which involves replacing diseased or degenerated part of the knee joint with an artificially designed prosthesis is known as partial knee replacement. As opposed to total knee replacement during which the entire knee joint is replaced with a prosthesis; only the diseased portion of knee joint…

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What Are The Pre-Operative Requisites Of Knee Replacement Surgery?

What is Knee Replacement Surgery? Knee replacement surgery is a surgical procedure performed to replace the diseased knee joint with an artificially designed prosthesis. This prosthesis will perform all the functions of a healthy knee joint. A part or whole of the joint may require to be replaced during surgery, depending on the damage involved.…

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ACL Surgery: Rebuilding A Torn Anterior Cruciate Ligament

Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Surgery is performed to restore the function of the knee. As the ligament is responsible for holding the thigh bone (femur) and shin bone (tibia) of the knee together in place, its injury may result in swelling, severe pain, loss of strength and inability to bend or straighten the knee. However,…

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Sign of Relief to Walk with Revised Total Knee Replacement Surgery

History: A 73 yrs old woman observed complications after 15 years of her total knee replacement surgery as she was unable to walk suddenly.   Case: The lady’s who had undergone total knee replacement surgery observed poly wear and metallosis that led to a failure of knee functionality after 15 years. A revised surgery was…

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What Will You Ask The Knee Replacement Specialist?

Knee replacement is a surgical process that involves reforming your damaged knee. This replacement can either be partial or total depending on the level of damage caused due to health disorder, ageing or traumatic conditions. Therefore, it is highly necessary that you discuss your on-going knee problems with a knee specialist. There are many knee…

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A New Lease for 70-yr-old Patient

History: 70-yr-old lady was unable to walk because of severe deformities. Case: This lady was operated by Dr. Amyn Rajani few days back. A long stem in the tibia is very important in such cases to prevent periprosthetic fracture. Due to sudden change of alignment there is too much load on tibia and hence the…

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Knee Replacement Surgery – What to Expect During Recovery?

According to a renowned knee specialist in Mumbai, the recovery and rehabilitation process has a very important role after a total knee replacement surgery. It enables you to get back on your feet and resume an active lifestyle efficiently. Moreover, it improves your chances for long-term success and helps you heal faster. The recovery and…

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Single-Stage Bilateral Total Knee Replacement Surgery Success

History: 70-yr-old female unable to walk because of severe varus deformity with multiple big osteophytes. Case:  A single-stage Bilateral Total Knee Replacement was performed with long stem. Long stem is better to use in obese patient with osteoporosis with severe deformities, it avoids periprosthetic fractures and adds more stability to the construct.  

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