Knee Replacement surgeries are quite common these days with the advanced medical treatments in reach for people suffering from severe arthritis and knee problems. Arthritis has become a major problem for people growing old and also few youngsters who are hit by misfortunate incidents that lead them to severe knee problems. Total knee replacement is the best surgery recommended for patients with advanced Arthritis problems. Arthritis affects the knees and creates a lot of discomfort to the patient with increasing pressure and pain in knee joints. The major drawback for the patient suffering from arthritis is loss of mobility and difficulty in moving from one place to another.
Orthopaedic surgeons perform total knee replacement surgeries after a thorough check up and observing the medical history of the patient. Initially the patient is advised to follow certain medication and physiotherapy exercises to get relief from pain and settle the problem. If the pain severity does not lessen, the patient is recommended for the surgery either for partial or total knee replacement.
In total knee replacement surgery, the patient is operated and his/her diseased knee joint are replaced with artificial knee joint (plastic and metal). The surgeon selects appropriate knee replacement implants that are available in two types like Cemented knee replacement implants and press-fit knee replacement implants.
When the surgery is complete, the patient is moved to the recovery room for observation. After confirming the stability in the vital signs of patient, he is shifted to the general ward. Since the patients experience some pain after the surgery, he is also given pain medication (like narcotic medications or injections into muscles). Physiotherapy is then started for the patient based upon the pain severity after the surgery.
Knee Replacement surgery recovery time plays a crucial role in the success of surgery. It is very important for the patient to follow the precautions and instructions advised by the surgeon for a speedy recovery. Dr Niraj Vora is a famous and leading knee replacement surgeon in Mumbai. He has performed around 2000 total knee replacement surgeries and 500 total hip replacement surgeries along with trauma and other surgeries.
He is very patient in his treatment and takes a keen interest in each patient from the time of admission to the total phase of their recovery time. He gives thorough knowledge to the patients about do’s and do not’s so that the patient is perfect in shape and back to his/her normal life.
If you are looking for an experienced total knee replacement surgeon in Mumbai, please contact Dr.Niraj Vora by submitting a query at http://www.drnirajvora.com/contact.html