In our body, joints are the most essential parts that help to make any movement. Sometimes our joints lose its functioning ability due to various conditions such as osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, bursitis and some other injuries etc. In some cases, non-surgical treatment can help, but sometimes a joint replacement is the only option.
An orthopaedic surgeon recommended a Joint replacement surgery for patients with the advanced end-stage joint disease who have tried other conventional treatment and still facing the functional problems and disabling pain. Joint replacement is an extremely effective surgery when done at the right time and indication.
The modern joint replacement surgery, the torn cartilage is removed from both sides of the joint and the joint is resurfaced with a metal or plastic replacement implants which functions like your normal joint. The modern medical technology has far developed enough to replace almost every joint in the body but expert joint replacement surgeons — however, most of the joint replacement surgeries involved in the hip replacement or knee replacement.
Over the past three decades, new joint replacement techniques and implant materials have been improved, making total joint replacement or partial joint replacement procedures as one of the most reliable and durable in the field of medicine.
At Health Valley Hospital, we have reached new standards of excellence in performing various joint replacement surgeries by our joint replacement doctors. Our team of joint replacement specialists is led by Dr. Sandeep Prasad, one of the best orthopaedic surgeon in Hyderabad, specialized as a joint replacement surgeon who can provide high-quality & effective treatment for our patients.
The most common replacement surgeries performed joint replacement experts are:
- Total Knee Replacement Surgery
- Partial Knee Replacement Surgery
- Total Hip Replacement Surgery
- Partial Hip Replacement Surgery
- Shoulder Replacement Surgery
Joint replacement surgery is necessary when your joints become severely damaged due to injury or arthritis or osteoarthritis and making it difficult to perform regular activities.
In a joint replacement surgery, the surgeon will extract the damaged parts of the joint and then replaces it with artificial components made with metal or plastic components providing new surfaces inside the joint. A spacer is also placed between the parts to enable the joint glide smoothly.
An orthopaedic surgeon suggests you having joint replacement surgery when:
- Severe joint pains limiting the functions of the joint
- Moderate or severe joint pain while taking rest, day or night
- Inflammation and swelling of the joint that doesn’t get better with
- conventional treatment or medications
- When the shape of the joint changes
- Fusing of joints due to severe arthritis
- Joints damaged in accidents
The prosthesis joint used in replacement is made of titanium, cobalt chrome, stainless steel, ceramic material, and plastic. It may take a few months for recovering completely, but you can get relief from pain within days. The joints can last for many years or even a lifetime.
Our team of joint replacement experts help to improve all aspects of a patient’s treatment, including recovery process post-surgery. Our total program is a combination of various aspects of pain management, patient education, and ensuring patients to obtain optimal outcomes. Our orthopaedic doctor Dr. Sandeep Prasad, joint replacement specialist, having 20+ years of experience provides you evidence-based treatment for affordable prices here at Health Valley Hospital.