Life After a Knee Replacement Surgery
If you are living with severe Knee pain and none of the usual therapeutic methods have worked for you in reducing the pain. Knee replacement surgery could be the best solution for you to get back your normal life. Patients who had to go through a total knee replacement surgery mostly had suffered an injury which damaged the surface of their knee joint, or they had a medical condition which affected their knee, such as arthritis. It may get to a point where the pain and stiffness are gravely impacting their ability to carry out day-to-day functions. For these patients the most sensible treatment for them is knee replacement surgery.
If you are giving a thought to knee replacement surgery, you should book an appointment with your orthopaedic surgeon, we will give you advice on the best and most affordable options available for Knee Replacement surgery in Delhi ncr. Since the first knee replacement by
Dr. Chitranjan Ranawat in 1968, knee replacement surgery has come so far as to become a common operation with a great success rate in India. This surgical procedure involves removing the decayed and damaged Knee joint and replacing it with prosthesis which is an artificial joint made from suitable plastics and metals. Once you have made up your mind to go for a knee replacement surgery, what should you expect in the weeks and months after?
Recovery from a Knee Replacement Surgery.
Normally, the knee replacement recovery time depends upon the age and fitness level of a patient and whether they are having any pre-existing medical conditions that could impact on their recuperation process. Generally, it is advisable to get mobile as soon as possible after knee surgery. This is the main reason for them to stress you to walk around your ward with support with in a few hours from surgery.
In The First Few Weeks
- You should walking around the house with supportive walking aids, such as crutches. Pain relief do help in this period of recovery.
- The physiotherapist will be giving you a regular exercise strategy to maximise the long-term results of your knee surgery, it is advisable for you to follow it strictly.
- Some swelling around the knee and around the ankles and feet is normal, however, as you become more active and mobile this will subside. Application of ice packs may help in the meantime.
- Now you should be more careful walking up and down stairs and avoid waking around slippery surfaces such as the kitchen and laundry you don’t want to get injured while you are still recovering.
The First Few Months
As you recover, progressively the muscle movement will progressively become pain-free. You will become more mobile and active. Exercise is essential to strengthen the muscles around your new knee-joint. In the recovery process your overall mental and physical fitness will have an impact on your recovery, so your happiness matters too. If all goes well your new knee could last 20 years or longer, which leads to a happier life.
About Ayushman HHS
At Ayushman Hospital & Health Services we are proud to work in partnership with some of the highest qualified and experienced consultant orthopaedic surgeons, neurosurgeon, pain management consultants and physiotherapists in the Delhi NCR. Our absolute and holistic care offers you the best care and treatment for your knee and joint replacement surgery in delhi ncr.
At Ayushman you would not need to wait for an appointment or for your knee replacement surgery in Delhi NCR. Your treatment if covered by medical insurance or self-pay packages are available on request. We have best in class facilities and all self-funding and most privately insured patients can enjoy our Premium Care offering exclusive benefits including superb food, a relaxing environment, priority access and appointments to suit your lifestyle. Our aim is to help you feel like our guest as well as a patient.