Knee Replacement

 

 

Knee injury, especially in sportsmen & older adults, are frequent motive why persons call the orthopaedic expert. Frequent knee injuries like ligament sprains, cartilage tears, overuse injuries & arthritis.

 

Knee Injuries:

 

Ligament Injuries:
- Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL)
- Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL)
- Collateral Ligaments

Cartilage Injuries:
- Meniscus Injuries
- Articular Cartilage Injury

Knee Cap Injury:
- Patello-Femoral Pain Syndrome (PFS)

Tendon Injuries and Disorders:
- Patellar Tendinitis

Osteoarthritis of the Knee:

 

Knee replacement -

 

The knee is the most frequent types of joint replacement surgery. Knee replacement surgery (total knee joint) is usually done when the problems associated with knee osteoarthritis & rheumatoid arthritis led to the door at the bottom of the knee joint. Operation in total knee replacement, a surgeon cuts the bone and cartilage damage following from the femur, tibia and patella, and is replaced with an artificial joint (knee prosthesis).

 

Knee problems diagnosis:

 

Process used to diagnose & treat knee trouble by orthopaedic surgeons is called Arthroscopy.

 

High rates of knee replacement success:

 

The knee replacement surgery is the safest in its class, and has a success rate of 90-95%.

Maintaining healthy joints can begin in the clinical physical therapist, but the real work is done in the comfort of the home of a patient.
After surgery or partial knee replacement, patients usually experience a full treatment chart focus on physiotherapy to regain complete range of motion (ROM) in the joint and surrounding muscle increased strengthening the affected limb to help prevent other damage. However, patients should also continue an exercise program at home.