Knee Replacement


Are You Struggling with Knee Pain?

If knee pain is interfering with your daily life, it may be time to consider knee replacement surgery. Our team of expert surgeons specializes in knee replacement surgery and can provide the relief you need to get back to doing the things you love

Knee replacement surgery is a surgical procedure that is done to replace a damaged or worn knee joint with an artificial one. It's usually done when other treatments, such as physical therapy or medications, have failed to relieve pain or improve mobility. Knee replacement surgery is a common procedure and has been performed successfully for decades. If you are considering knee replacement surgery, here's what you need to know.

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Why Choose Me For Your Knee Replacement Surgery?

  • Experience and Expertise in performing the surgery.
  • Specialization in Knee Replacement. We do CR knee replacement, preserving more bone and ligament.
  • Having high Success Rate
  • Reduced Complications
  • Personalized Approach


Successful Knee Replacements


The meaning of knee replacement, also known as knee arthroplasty, is a surgical procedure in which a damaged or diseased knee joint is replaced with an artificial prosthesis. The primary goal of knee replacement is to relieve pain, improve mobility, and restore function in individuals with severe knee conditions that have not responded to non-surgical treatments.

The knee joint is a complex hinge joint that connects the femur (thigh bone) to the tibia (shin bone). It is surrounded by ligaments, tendons, and cartilage, which provide stability and cushioning. However, conditions such as osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, or knee injuries can lead to significant damage, causing chronic pain, stiffness, and limited mobility.

During knee replacement surgery, the damaged portions of the knee joint, including the ends of the femur and tibia, are removed. These surfaces are then replaced with artificial components made of metal alloys, high-grade plastics, or ceramics. The artificial components mimic the shape and function of a natural knee joint, allowing for improved joint movement and reduced pain.

Knee replacement can be partial (replacing only one side of the knee joint) or total (replacing both sides of the knee joint). The choice of partial or total knee replacement depends on the extent of the damage and the individual's specific condition.

By replacing the damaged joint surfaces with artificial components, knee replacement surgery aims to alleviate pain, improve joint stability, and enhance overall quality of life. It enables individuals to engage in activities with reduced discomfort and regain functionality in their knees. Rehabilitation and physical therapy are usually prescribed after the surgery to aid in the recovery process and optimize the results of the knee replacement.


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Benefits of Knee Replacements

  • Pain relief: Knee replacement significantly reduces chronic knee pain.
  • Improved mobility and function: It enhances joint movement, range of motion, and stability.
  • Enhanced quality of life: Individuals experience a better overall well-being and can participate in activities with ease.
  • Increased independence: Knee replacements restore the ability to perform daily tasks without assistance
  • Long-term durability: Modern implants are designed to last 15-20 years.
  • Improved sleep: Reduced knee pain leads to better sleep quality.
  • Psychological well-being: Knee replacements can improve mood, reduce stress, and increase confidence.

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Reasons for Knee Replacement Surgery

There are several reasons why you might need knee replacement surgery. The most common reason is osteoarthritis, which is a degenerative joint disease that affects millions of people worldwide. Osteoarthritis can cause pain, stiffness, and swelling in the knee joint, which can make it difficult to perform everyday activities. Other conditions that may require knee replacement surgery include rheumatoid arthritis, post-traumatic arthritis, and knee injuries.

Reasons for Knee Replacement Surgery

Preparing for Knee Replacement Surgery

Preparing for Knee Replacement Surgery

Before undergoing knee replacement surgery, there are several things you can do to prepare for the procedure. We will assess your medical history, conduct a physical exam, and order imaging tests, such as X-rays and MRI scans, to evaluate the condition of your knee joint. Before the surgery, we recommend stopping certain medications, such as blood thinners. You may also be asked to lose weight, quit smoking, or make other lifestyle changes to reduce your risk of complications during and after the surgery.

The procedure for knee replacement surgery

  1. Anesthesia: will be administered either general anesthesia (puts you to sleep) or regional anesthesia (numbs the lower body) to ensure you are comfortable during the procedure.
  2. Incision: The surgeon makes an incision over the front of your knee to access the joint. The length and location of the incision may vary depending on the surgical approach chosen.
  3. Reshaping of the Bones: The damaged portions of the femur (thigh bone) and tibia (shin bone) are carefully removed using specialized surgical tools. The remaining healthy bone surfaces are prepared to receive the artificial components
  4. Implant Placement: Metal or ceramic components are placed on the prepared bone surfaces. The femoral component is attached to the end of the femur, and the tibial component is fixed to the top of the tibia. These components may be cemented into place or rely on a press-fit technique.
  5. Patellar Resurfacing (Optional): If necessary, the undersurface of the patella (kneecap) may be reshaped and resurfaced with a plastic component.
  6. Insertion of Spacer: A plastic spacer is placed between the femoral and tibial components to facilitate smooth movement within the joint.
  7. Testing and Alignment: The surgeon ensures proper alignment and tests the movement and stability of the newly implanted components to ensure optimal function.
  8. Closure: The incision is closed with sutures or staples, and a sterile dressing is applied.
  9. Postoperative Care: You will be transferred to a recovery area where you will be monitored closely. Pain management techniques, such as medications and regional anesthesia, may be administered to keep you comfortable.

Knee arthroscopy is generally considered a safe procedure with a relatively short recovery time compared to traditional open surgery. However, as with any surgery, there are risks involved, such as infection, bleeding, blood clots, and damage to surrounding structures. It is essential to discuss the potential benefits and risks with your orthopedic surgeon before considering knee arthroscopy

Recovery from Knee Replacement Surgery

Recovering from knee replacement surgery can take several months. During this time, you will need to attend physical therapy and take pain medications as prescribed by your doctor. You will also need to avoid certain activities, such as running and jumping, until your knee has fully healed. However, most people who have knee replacement surgery are able to return to their normal activities within a few months.

Recovery from Knee Replacement Surgery

Potential Risks and Complications

Potential Risks and Complications

While knee replacement surgery is generally safe and effective, like any surgical procedure, it carries potential risks and complications. It's essential to be aware of these possibilities before undergoing the surgery. Here are some potential risks and complications associated with knee replacement:

  • Infection: Risk of surgical site infection requiring additional treatment.
  • Blood Clots: Possibility of developing blood clots, which may require medical intervention.
  • Implant Problems: Potential issues with artificial implants, such as loosening or mechanical failure.
  • Joint Stiffness and Pain: Some individuals may experience persistent stiffness or pain after surgery.
  • Nerve or Blood Vessel Damage: Small risk of damage to nearby nerves or blood vessels.
  • Allergic Reactions: Rare cases of allergic reactions to implant materials.
  • Fracture: Possibility of fractures during or after surgery, particularly in individuals with weak bones.
  • Other Risks: Anesthesia-related complications, blood loss, wound healing problems, or medication reactions.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Most patients can expect to recover from knee replacement surgery within three to six months, with full recovery taking up to a year.

While it is possible to have both knees replaced at the same time, it may increase the risk of complications and may not be suitable for everyone. Your doctor will help you determine the best course of action based on your individual needs

The lifespan of a knee replacement implant can vary depending on several factors, such as the patient’s activity level and the type of implant used. However, most implants can last up to 15-20 years or more with proper care and maintenance.

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