Knee replacement surgery, also known as knee arthroplasty or total knee replacement, is a surgical procedure that helps relieve severe knee pain and restores function in severely diseased knee joints. The surgery is usually necessary when the knee joint is damaged or injured. The most common reason for knee replacement surgery is osteoarthritis. Other health issues that cause knee damage:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Traumatic Arthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Septic Arthritis
  • Haemophilia
  • Gout
  • Other Types

Arthritis may cause damage to the cartilage around bones of the knee that can set limit on pace while you walk, sit or move upstairs –downstairs. Added to that, negatively affect everyday tasks or activities!

Early warning Symptoms

  • Sudden Pain
  • Redness Over Affected Points
  • Swelling
  • Joint Warmth
  • Fever
  • Joints Won’t Be able to extend As They Used To Be
  • Limping
  • Locking Of The Joint
  • Nail Problems
  • Loss Of Range Of Motion Of The Joint
  • Stiffness
  • Weakness

The knee joint is a hinge synovial joint (contains a fluid-filled capsule), which is mainly responsible for flexion and extension with a small degree of side-to-side rotation.

Knee Anatomy Components

  • Tibia
  • Femur
  • Patella
  • Cartilage
  • Synovial membrane
  • Ligament
  • Tendon
  • Meniscus

Most Common Types of Knee Surgery

There are several kinds of knee joint surgery and different surgical methods as well but the most common are:

  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Partial Knee Replacement
  • Kneecap Replacement
  • Complex Knee Replacement

In some cases, medicine or nonsurgical treatments may be help to improve the quality of life as surgery. Your doctor should clearly explain all of choices so that you could make a sensible decision about whether or not surgery is necessary.

A large number of aging people undergo surgical procedure each year. All sort of surgeries have risks and benefits. There are plenty of reasons that an arthritis patient might want to put off the surgery temporarily to later time but delaying surgery may not be a good plan at all if it causes more harm than good. Knee Replacement surgery may be a good option in such a condition when other treatments fail and you have any of the following:

  • Walking Difficulty
  • Not Easily Get Up Or Down The Chair
  • If Conventional Treatments Fails 
  • Have Moderate To Unbearable Pain At Rest
  • Pain Is Getting Worse Over Time
  • Doctor Advises That Surgery Is Your Best Option
  • Health Benefits By Opting For Surgery
  • Recovery Take

Operation Procedure

The treatment involves cutting away worn ends of the bones and cartilage from your thighbone (femur), shinbone (tibia) and kneecap (patella) and replaced with metal an artificial joint (prosthesis) made of metal alloys, high-grade plastics and polymers parts. The plastic acts like hard cartilage, helping your joint to move freely. The interconnected parts of the artificial joint enable knee to flex together with more stability.

Being a prospective patient gathering knee surgery treatment in detail –– What it involves, How it will be, and cost of operation. Look no further; Consult with the best knee surgeon in Mohali, Punjab — Dr. Manit Arora who has vast experience and expertise at performing knee replacement surgery. Dr. Manit Arora is renowed as an Arthroscopic and Sports Medicine Surgeon for all types of Arthroscopic procedures likewise –

  • Shoulder Arthroscopy Impingement And Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Biceps And Instability Surgery
  • Hip Arthroscopy, Impingement, Labral Tears, CAM Lesions
  • Hamstring Repairs, Osteitis Pubis Surgery And Sports Hernias
  • Tennis Elbow, Golfers Elbow, Carpal Tunnel Syndromes & Other Sports Medicine Disorders
  • Knee Arthroscopy Meniscus And Cartilage Injuries
  • Knee ACL, PCL, MCL And LCL Reconstruction Surgery
  • Knee Cartilage Reconstruction Surgery

Dr. Manit Arora has gained Master of Sports Medicine degree at University of Queensland (Australia); did fellowship training in Joint Arthroscopy and Replacement at the Epworth and Cabrini Hospitals in Melbourne, Australia. He has also been appointed an Adjunct Lecturer at University of New England, Australia and a Conjoint Associate Lecturer at UNSW, Australia; Presently working as a specialist advisor for the Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration and an Honorary Senior Adjunct Teaching Fellow at Bond University, Australia.