JOINT REPLACEMENT

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The services offered include medical and surgical care for bone and joint problems resulting from injuries, infections, nutritional or metabolic disorders. Hip and knee replacement surgeries, treatment for degenerative disc disease leading to disc herniation (slipped disc) are performed with successful outcomes. Children with genetic diseases, aberrations in growth, development and age related degenerative processes are also treated by the department. Orthopedic surgeons are part of the trauma team that is available round the clock to treat polytrauma patients.
The department is supported by a radiological suite with X-ray and imaging facilities. Physiotherapy and rehabilitation services are available to restore the health and functional abilities of people after spinal cord disorders and injuries, amputation, joint replacement, sports injuries, fractures and ligament injuries.

Treatments and Procedures

  • Joint replacement surgeries of knee and hip (TKR and THR)
  • Revision knee and hip replacement surgeries
  • Trauma and fracture surgeries
  • Management of arthritis
  • Treatment of osteomyelitis
  • Keyhole surgeries such as arthroscopic ligament reconstruction (ACL), meniscus and chondral surgeries
  • Management of open fractures, limbs lengthening using Ilizarov method
  • Fusion of joints (Arthrodesis)
  • Disc surgery, fusion surgeries for spine instability
  • Surgery for correction of spinal deformities like scoliosis and spondylolisthesis
  • Pediatric orthopedic surgeries for clubfoot, congenital Hip dysplasia, bone and joint infection management
  • Management of juvenile Arthritis  and metabolic bone disorders
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Painful joints not only restrict the mobility of an individual, but also affect the quality of life.To ensure quality care to our patients, we have a team of well qualified and experienced joint replacement specialists and a team of dedicated rehabilitation consultants. We specialize in Replacement, Restoration and Revision of painful joints like Hip, Knee.It’s easy to take your knees for granted. But a painful, stiff knee can keep you from doing the simple things in life, even walking without pain. Fortunately, you and your health care team can make a joint effort to return you to an active lifestyle.Replacement surgery is safe, reliable procedure that can relieve your pain and stiffness and return you to most of the activities you enjoy.

Points To Remember About Joint Replacement Surgery

  • Joint replacement surgery removes damaged or diseased parts of a joint and replaces them with new, man-made parts.
  • The goals of joint replacement surgery are to relieve pain, help the joint work better, and improve walking and other movements.
  • Risks of problems after joint replacement surgery are much lower than they used to be.
  • An exercise program can reduce joint pain and stiffness.
  • Wearing away of the joint surface may become a problem after 15 to 20 years.

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