Knee Replacement Surgery

also known as knee arthroplasty, is a surgical procedure to replace the weight-bearing surfaces of the knee joint to relieve pain and disability, most commonly offered when joint pain is not diminished by conservative sources .and also for other knee diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and psoriatic arthritis. In patients with severe deformity from advanced rheumatoid arthritis, trauma, or long-standing osteoarthritis, the surgery may be more complicated and carry higher risk. Osteoporosis does not typically cause knee pain, deformity, or inflammation and is not a reason to perform knee replacement

Total Knee Replacement

Total Knee Replacement Surgery is an operation in which we do not remove the whole joint, only the damaged surface of the thigh bone (femur) and shin bone (tibia) are shaved off. Often, underside of the knee cap (patella) is also removed and these surfaces are replaced with artificial parts. The new joint is consisting of a metal shell on the end of the femur, a metal plate covered with a plastic trough on the tibia, and if needed a plastic button on the knee cap. It is an operation where a as an Knee Joint Replacement Surgeon resurfaces the damaged knee joint, as is done in capping a damaged tooth

Partical Knee Replacement

If only one part of the knee is damaged by arthritis, you may be recommended partial knee replacement. This is more so for younger patients. The recovery is quicker and the hospital stay is shorter. however, the success of the surgery may not last more than 10 years at which point total knee replacement maybe suggested by your as an Knee Joint Replacement Surgeon

Complex Knee Replacement

People may have certain deformities of the knee which include bow legs (varus), knock knees (valgus), or even wind-swept legs. In such cases, the surgeon has to be well experiences in handling such cases and should also have had considerable experience with revision joint replacement surgeries as well. See below Images

Benefits Knee Replacement

Once your new joint has completely healed, you will reap the benefits of knee replacement surgery.

  • Dramatic reduction in joint pain. No pain at all is the best outcome.
  • Increased movement and mobility
  • Correction of any deformities
  • Improved quality of life – the ability to return to normal activities