- Hip Replacement
- Shoulder Replacement
- Total & Partial Knee Replacement
With the change in lifestyle Joint Replacement surgery has been in vogue . These surgeries are being performed very successfully in Indian Hopsitals . These could be any such joints like : Knee,Shoulder or hip . More commonly are cases relating to Knee Replacement as the change in life style has directly & adversely affected the movement of knee joint resulting into the pain , stiffness & movement related complaints. Thanks to advanced technology that now highly advanced computer guided surgeries are being performed which makes your living comfortable.
The damaged part of the joint is removed from the surface of the bones, and the surfaces are then shaped to hold a metal or plastic artificial joint. The artificial joint is attached to the main bone, shin and knee cap either with cement or a special material. When fit together, the attached artificial parts form the joint, relying on the surrounding muscles and ligaments for support and function.
Minimally invasive knee joint replacement requires a much smaller incision, versus the standard approach and incision. The smaller, less invasive approaches result in less tissue damage by allowing the surgeon to work between the fibers of the quadriceps muscles instead of requiring an incision through the tendon. It may lead to less pain, decreased recovery time and better motion due to less scar tissue formation.
The average hospital stay after joint replacement is usually four to five days. The vast majority of people who undergo joint replacement surgery have magical improvement. This improvement is most notable one month or more after surgery post doing the physio therapy . The pain caused by the damaged joint is relieved when the new gliding surface is constructed during surgery.
Like after knee joint replacement, people are standing and moving the joint the day after surgery. At first, you may walk with the help of parallel bars, and then a walking device -- such as walker etc will be used until your knee is able to support your full body weight. Once muscle strength is restored people who have had joint replacement surgery can enjoy most activities (except running and jumping). So when technique is available why to live ones life in misery & pain.