84 years old undergoes knee replacement surgery

Besieged with osteoarthritis 84 years old undergoes a successful total knee replacement surgery

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An 84-year-old senior citizen was admitted to Wockhardt Hospitals, South Mumbai India with increasing pain in the left knee for a year. The pain was excruciating for the elderly patient, especially on getting up from a sitting position, and in the last weeks was affecting his daily routine. The patient avoided strenuous activity, tried to lose weight, and underwent physiotherapy to reduce the pain. Unfortunately, none of the treatments were effective and the pain worsened.

The patient was put under analgesics which only provided temporary relief. Anxious about his condition patient through the international cell at Wockhardt Hospitals, India contacted leading orthopedic and joint replacement surgeon, Dr. Mudit Khanna.

Dr. Khanna expressed that the only option for complete relief of patient symptoms was surgery. The patient had now developed an effusion around the knee and progressed to a deformity. His gait was affected and gradually patient was on the verge of losing complete mobility due to the degenerative condition of his knee. In such cases, a total knee replacement surgery was the best option to treat osteoarthritis.

The patient underwent a total knee replacement surgery. He was made to walk with support shortly and physiotherapy speeded up his recovery. Osteoarthritis in the elderly is a debilitating condition and reduces the chances of quality life. At Wockhardt Hospitals, South Mumbai – India there are now advanced techniques for knee replacement surgery with the benefits of it being pain-free and no complications post-surgery.  

Walk pain-free with confidence with our new modalities and advancement in total knee replacement surgery at Wockhardt Hospitals, South Mumbai, India. These successful procedures not only benefit patients to have walk pain free but also ensures stability in the knee joint for the future. No more concerns about postoperative pain along with the freedom of movement on the same day of the surgery. To know more on these specialized procedures contact Wockhardt Hospitals, international cell on +91 91360 91380

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