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Knee Replacement in Brooklyn

Knee replacement or total knee replacement or knee arthroplasty is a comprehensive solution that helps people to relieve pain for all age groups and improvises the movement. It is the best procedure for those patients suffering from advanced arthritis of the knee or the weakened knee joint.

Normally, knee pain occurs in joints as two or more bones connected by a tissue called cartilage. The cartilage, which acts as a joint allows smooth functioning of the movement of the knee. Despite its flexibility and strength, the cartilage can be damaged due to injury, accident, age or different medical conditions, the tissues around the joint become more inflamed, causing severe pain. Sometimes, the cartilage breaks apart, which allows rough edges of bone to rub against each other, causing more pain in the joints.

Wear and tear over time that can eventually lead to osteoarthritis is one of the causes. The other reason may be due to diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis or ankylosing spondylitis, wherein the cartilage becomes weaker.

Causes of Knee Joint Pain

There are many factors that increase the risk of having knee problems or knee joint pains. You need to get a check-up with your knee replacement specialist regularly.

Total Knee Replacement is most common surgery and involves removing the damaged bone and cartilage and replacing the knee joint with implants to restore the natural and smooth functioning of the knee. Surgery may require if the following signs and symptoms occur:

  • Weakness in Knee
  • Joint Stiffness
  • Acute or chronic pain
  • Swelling of the knee
  • Crunch or popping noises
  • Difficulty in walking, climbing of stairs, or getting up
  • Medical or previous therapy that didn't get much relief

Knee Pain Diagnosis

Diagnosing the knee pain is the underlying condition of the knee pain which requires some following tests and examinations to confirm the treatment process:

  • Physical Examination of the affected knee
  • Lab tests
  • X-Ray
  • Ultrasound
  • CT-Scan
  • MRI-Scan

Knee Replacement Treatment

Knee replacement procedure for damage and arthritis depends on the multiple factors, such as knee condition, patient's age, and cause of the pain. Surgical, surgical with minimally invasive and non-surgical methods are available for the patient. At first, the non-surgical method is recommended to manage knee condition. However, if the severity is more or it doesn't heal with the conservative treatment than the surgical method is required. The surgical intervention to replace the entire joint is done if it doesn't heal during non-surgical process.

Surgical and Non-surgical Process

During the process of the surgery, the patient is made to give general anesthesia, which makes numb on affected and surrounding areas. The incision of about 8-12 inches is made in front of the knee. The damaged area of the joint is extracted and flushes out from the surface of the bones carefully. The surgeon then fits implants over the end of the bones by customizing perfectly according to its shapes and size to provide maximum compatibility as well as stability. These implants are made out of metal, plastic, and ceramic components.

Meet your nearest Knee Replacement Surgeon for Join Stability

To get the best treatment options for knee replacement in Brooklyn, you need to first consult with the reputed doctors who are specialized in giving the best option for knee replacement surgery through complete diagnosis and examination of your knee condition.

At Kings Highway Ortho, the main objective is to relieve the pain by giving the best treatment plan based on the condition of the knee using the most advanced techniques and effective pain management solutions.

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