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When to have a Knee Replacement Surgery?

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In India, knee problems are on the rise! It is affecting people of almost all age-groups which can make it difficult to even carry out a simple basic activity such as walking upstairs. The majority of these knee pain problems occur due to severe damage by an accident, old age, a sudden blow to the leg, an erratic fall, postural deformities, wear and tear or excessive pressure. The issue can get worse over time and restrict mobility.

However, the upside is that knee pain is a very treatable problem. Knee replacement surgery might be one option that has improved the lives of millions of people suffering from knee problems. The Knee Replacement Surgery is done by removing the damaged ends of the bones or any remaining hard cartilage and replacing with an artificial one called prosthetics that allows smooth and pain-free movement of the knee joint. Even though it’s a common treatment method, you must know when to have a knee replacement surgery.

When to have a Knee Replacement Surgery?

Persistent knee pain

When conservative treatments such as physiotherapy, injections and medications no longer help to ease the pain then you must consider knee replacement surgery.

Suffering from Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis can affect every movement of yours significantly. Knee replacement surgery can help in bringing relief from the pain.

Swelling and stiffness in the knees

Swollen and stiff knees can cause debilitating pain. The surgery removes the damaged and inflamed tissues inside your knees that lead to this condition.

Injured knees

Surgery might be a good option if leg bows in and out due to an injury.

Looking for permanent relief

The imported implants that are used during the surgery to support the knee joint comes with a life expectancy of 25-30 years. So you get long-lasting relief from knee pain.

If you want to alleviate all the symptoms of Knee pain /deformity and think knee replacement surgery can help in doing that, book an appointment with Dr M.S Narula today! He is a joint replacement specialist particularly in knee and hip, with over 18 years of experience. He uses imported implants with a life expectancy of 25-30 years. The technique used by him leads to minimize blood loss and cause less or no pain at all! Dr.MS Narula has more than 2000 joint replacements to his credit and is trained in the worlds best centres for the newest techniques of joint replacement. He is also a visiting surgeon, New Yorkshire hospitals UK.

Dr. MS Narula is currently the director of Narula Institute of Centre for Orthopedics Excellence (NICE) at Chandigarh City Hospital and Senior Consultant, Orthopedics Spine and Joint Replacement, Apollo Clinic Sector 8-C Chandigarh. Also, he is a US certified fitness specialist and a consultant to various health and fitness centres in Chandigarh. He is also a sports injury specialist.

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