Knee Replacement Surgery

· Complex primary Total Knee Replacement

· Revision Total Knee Replacement

· Custom made Total Knee Replacement


What is T.K.R. surgery?

Total Knee Replacement (T.K.R.) surgery replaces the damaged, worn-out cartilage surface of the knee joint.


What is Arthritis?

Arthritis is the damage and wears out of the cartilage that lines the joint surface, leading to rubbing off bone ends onto each other, causing gritty pain feeling in the knee.


T.K.R. surgery procedures

T.K.R. surgery replaces the damaged cartilage; the eroded bone ends of the distal end of the thigh bone (femur), and the upper portion of the calf bone (Tibia) by replacing it with a metal and plastic prosthesis.


Who needs T.K.R.?

T.K.R. is advised for individuals with severe joint pains, with damage to an extent hindering their day-to-day activities, walking associated with pain that worsens, difficulty in sitting, climbing/getting down the stairs.


Age restrictions

T.K.R. is usually advised for individuals who have severe knee damage. Still, due to changing lifestyle conditions, many young individuals are being affected, who can be treated by other means, advised after careful examination by our doctors.


Post T.K.R. Rehabilitation

The post-operative period of T.K.R. surgery is a very well-planned and organized program customized to the individual. The individual is made for walking the day after surgery, and an organized physiotherapy program is designed to fit the needs of the individual, carefully carried out by our team of physiotherapists.

Time to get back to normal routine / daily activities/work?

Post-T.K.R. surgery, we advised the individual to use a walker/crutch support for 1 week to 10 days; in the meantime, they are encouraged to walk, do daily activities of living unassisted and also can get back to light work (desk job / involving no heavy physical strain) as fast as 4 to 6 weeks from the date of surgery.


T.K.R. prosthesis types and evolution

T.K.R. prosthesis designs have dynamically evolved over the years to endure the stress of the joint and function as normal as to a native joint, and newer tech advances now allow to design the prosthesis custom-made/fit for the individual to aid in more degree/range of motion.

T.K.R. prostheses are not made of many different compositions to suit the individual’s need, with high precision, and come in inert composition for those with known metal allergy history.


Alternatives to T.K.R. in young patients

A current trend of many young individuals being affected by knee joint osteoarthritis, especially patellofemoral arthritis, there are many treatment designs to fit the need of the young individual to treat them. Which are planned for the individual, post through examination by our doctor.


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