TOTAL KNEE REPLACEMENT
Dr. Manoj Todkar – Knee Replacement Surgeon in Pune
What is Total Knee Replacement Surgery?
Knee Joint Replacement Surgery or knee arthroplasty is a surgical process in which the damaged knees are replaced by the artificial one. After this Total Knee Replacement Surgery, you can perform normal activities such as walking, climbing stairs, sitting or lying down easily. Joint replacement surgery is a safe and effective procedure to relieve pain, correct leg deformity, and help you resume normal activities.
The prosthesis is made of plastics, metal alloys, and polymers. It performs the function like any joints. Joint replacement can fit your requirements and specifications. When selecting a prosthetic knee, your doctor will take into consideration your: weight, age, overall health & activity level. The method to remove your old knee and change it with prosthesis generally takes less than two hours, but recovery and rehabilitation required at least last months. This procedure is also called knee arthroplasty. Knee replacements are very common surgery.
What is the function of a Knee Joint Replacement?
Damage from arthritis is the most common cause of knee joint replacement. This involves both rheumatoid and arthritis osteoarthritis. Doctors mostly recommend knee replacement after less invasive treatments have failed. First-line treatment options consist of – weight loss, physical therapy, medications, assistive devices such as a cane or a knee brace
Dr. Manoj Todkar is the Best Knee Joint Replacement Surgeon in Pune. 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.