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Knee replacement surgery is an option when the patient is experiencing pain when walking or limited range of motion caused by osteoporosis, arthritis or other diseases' processes. The procedure also addresses those who have suffered traumatic injury of the knee or have been diagnosed with the Runner's Knee condition. If the nonsurgic...

Having knee surgery abroad can be a pleasant experience if you choose carefully among the multitude of clinics and doctors available worldwide. There are many clinics which offer personalized knee surgery procedures according to their patients' needs. Choose the best for you! ...

Choosing knee surgery abroad can be a hard decision if you are doing this alone. Searching for the best doctors, accredited medical facilities and the destination that fits your needs can be exhausting and demotivating.   PlacidWay Medical Tourism Company can help you in your quest to find the best treatment options and destinations for...

Deciding to have knee surgery is a tough decision. Therefore you must be very well informed about this type of procedure and you should talk to your doctor before taking this step. Some questions you should ask: Do I need knee surgery? What options do I have? What are the advantages and disadvantages for this procedure? ...

Knee replacement surgery is often advised to those who face difficulty in doing even the simplest of activities owing to the stiffness and pain in their knees. This can be hereditary, or developed due to old age or as a result of repeated injuries. There have been major advancements in the way this surgery is done. As compared to the previou...

A number of orthopaedic & sports conditions remain a major therapeutic challenge even this day and age; for example: Achilles tendon and tennis elbow. Two treatment methods that hold promise for the future of tendon disease management are injection of autologous platelet rich plasma (PRP) / Autologous Platelet concentrate (APC) and a tissue ...

Although a fairly new concept in India, globally hip arthroscopy has taken arthroscopic surgery almost by storm. Arthroscopy of the hip joint has led to a greater understanding of the nature of adolescent and adult hip pathologies, and, offers comprehensive access to an evolving series of conditions that affect the hip joint, many of which were ...

Until recently any approach to the hip joint by surgeons, involved open surgery of the hip joint. Open surgery means a large incision, joint dislocation and a hospital stay of 7 days or longer, exposing the patient to potential risks such as infection, deep vein thrombosis (clots in deep veins), avascular necrosis (subsequent death of the ball o...

Computer-assisted surgery, abbreviated CAS, uses special probes attached to the body to help your surgeon ensure proper positioning of the joint replacement implants. The probes are detected by an infrared camera that is connected to a computer terminal. The computer terminal constructs an electronic model of the knee or hip based on the informa...

Infection: This is avoided by performing surgery in special joint replacement operation theatre having laminar air flow, use of body exhaust gown and appropriate antibiotics. Loosening and Dislocation: This is avoided by proper instruction to patients, proper surgical technique and use of appropriate designs of implants. Risk of ...

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