What you should know about Knee Pain?

What you should know about Knee Pain?

What you should know about Knee Pain?

Knee pain is a common problem that takes people to their doctor. It affects people of all ages. It is long-term pain, swelling, or sensitivity in one or both knees. Knee pain can spread all over the knee or can be restricted to a limited area. 

Knee Pain Causes

Knee pain can be caused by

  • Medical problems such as gout, arthritis, or infection
  • Acute injuries such as ligament have torn, dislocation of bone, broken bones, or fractures
  • Chronic problems such as bursitis, osteoarthritis, tendinitis, and patellar syndrome
Benefits of Knee Replacement
  • More pain relief
  • Better ambulatory status
  • Knee with no deformity
  • Bending up to 100 degrees (Can go up to 130degrees)
  • improved lifestyle
Types of Knee replacement
  1. Partial knee replacement (Unicondylar): In this surgery, only the required part of the knee which is worn out will be replaced.
  2. Total knee replacement: In this surgery, damaged cartilage and a portion of underlying bone replaced with a prosthetic knee joint.
The Knee Replacement Surgery

The patient may need only a 7 to 10 days hospital stay. Only after detailed Patient counseling, the patient will be admitted to the procedure. The surgical procedure will be carried out only after anesthesia. And with proper home care and diet, the knee can be rebounded, and the patient can get back to the day-to-day activities.

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