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Joint Replacement

Joint Replacement A limb or joint is replaced by a new or an artificial one is called joint replacement surgery. Mostly the joint replacement surgery is carried out in the joints of the body which are dysfunctional or are suffering from any incurable ailment. Doctors often suggest joint replacement surgery in case of joint diseases, osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. The replacement of joints is often correlated with Knees, Hip, Shoulders and Fingers.

The joint replacement surgeries are more common in elderly patients who are suffering from immeasurable pain in their joints due to arthritis or other ailments. However, the surgery is also conducted in patients who have witnessed some mishaps/accident.

Each patient gets the best treatment & post-surgery care with our dedicated team of doctors is ensured by the department of Joint Replacement at BLK. At our rehabilitation centre we emphasise on relieving pain, giving post-surgery assistance including physical and emotional support in order to make a patient recover 100% from his/her ailment. Minimal Access Fusion Surgery is the main highlight, where a patient is discharged from the hospital a day after the surgery.

Parts of body are included in Joint Replacement:

The joint replacement surgery is conducted mainly on :

  • Shoulder
  • Hip
  • Knees
  • Ankle
  • Fingers

The surgery for knees and hip replacement is quite common in elderly patients who are suffering from joint diseases, osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis after trying all kind of medicines and physiotherapy.

Need of Joint Replacement Surgery

Patients suffering from severe pain due to joint diseases, osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis and have tried all medicinal and physiotherapy and haven’t got any relief are advised to go for joint replacement surgery. However, doctor recommends certain tests to ensure that the patient is fit for the surgery.

Preparation of Joint Replacement Surgery

In case of elderly patients, few days of hospitalization is required before the surgery is conducted. The doctors make sure that a patient is fit for surgery by conducting tests like ECG, urine tests, hematology and blood tests. X-rays of the joints to be replaces is a must to ascertain the perfect size of implants.

Operation Process

Operation is done by an experienced team from BLK Super Speciality Hospital under general anaesthesia. Procedure for different joints of body is different from other.

Importance of Post-surgery Care

Once the joints are replaced with the implants, the post-surgery care becomes all the more important as, it is then the real care begins. Here, the team of specialist will guide you at every step.

Speciality More Information

BLK Cancer for Orthopaedics,
Joint Reconstruction & Spine Surgery

  • Primary Joint Replacement of Hip, knee, Shoulder, Elbow & Small Joints of the hand and toes
  • Revision Surgery of the Hip & Knee
  • Adult Reconstruction of the Hip & Knee with bone grafts and trabecular metal implants
  • Mega prosthetic replacements in Tumour Reconstructions
  • Computer Navigated knees
  • Patient specific Knee aimed for Zero Error
  • Unicompartmental Knees for young Arthritics
  • Minimally Invasive Knee / Hip
  • Patient Controlled Analgesia
  • In-house advanced post - Surgeical rehabilitation
  • Fellowship and Traning Programs

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  • 1500 healthcare providers | 150 globally renowned super specialties | 300 medical experts
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