In the procedure of Joint replacement surgery, surgeon removes damaged or diseased part of a problematic joint and replaces them with new, man-made parts. These new parts could be made of ceramic or metal and placed in the combination of other things. Replacing a joint can reduce pain and help to move better. Hips and knees are replaced often. Joints which get usual replacement include shoulders, fingers, ankles, and elbows.
Joint replacement surgeries may be needed in the case of Arthritis, wear and tear of years, accidents and trauma, huge problems in movement or pain, diseases etc. First doctors try for exercises, Physical therapy, medications or others, in the case of no relief with these methods, orthopedician may suggest you joint replacement surgery in Ahmedabad option.
• Total Knee replacement
• Total Hip replacement
• Shoulder joint replacement
• Ankle joint replacement
• Elbow joint replacement
During the surgery your surgeon puts you on Anaesthesia; it may block the pain only in one part of the body or put your whole body to sleep and replaces the damaged joint with ceramic or joint implants. Your surgeon at Pushya Hospital may check you when you fully awake or after numbness. In the case of a knee or hip surgery, you may need to stay in the hospital for a few days; your surgeon could decide finally that how long you need to stay in the hospital. At first, you may walk with a walker. There is no need of worry if you feel some pain in new joint; it could end with the help of medicines in some weeks or months. Physiotherapy may help you to get strengthen the muscles and work to regain motion in the joint.
Physiotherapists at Pushya Hospital, Ahmedabad observe your new joint condition and guide you regarding physiotherapy; we suggest regular follow-ups for your physiotherapy according to the schedule and requirement.