Total Knee replacement, or Total Knee Arthroplasty, is a Surgical procedure to reset the surfaces of the knee joint (weight-bearing) to relieve pain and disability to walk. The most commonly performed for osteoarthritis, psoriatic arthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. In patients with severe deformity from trauma or long-time osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, the surgery may be more difficult and carry bigger risk. Osteoporosis does not typically cause deformity, knee pain or infection and is not a reason to perform total knee replacement.
Normally Knee replacement surgery can be performed as a total knee replacement or partial. The surgery consists of replacing the damaged or diseased joint surfaces of the knee with plastic & metal components shaped to grant motion of knee.
If non-surgical treatments like medications and using supports for walking are no longer helpful, you may want to deal with total knee replacement surgery. The Knee Joint replacement surgery is a safe and effective procedure to solve and relieve pain, correct leg deformity, and help you restart normal activities.
The decision to have knee replacement surgery should be a co-operative one between you, your family members and your orthopaedic surgeon. The physician may refer you to an orthopedic surgeon for determine if you might benefit from this surgery.
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