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Knee Arthritis Care

Knee arthritis is a slow wear and tear of knee joint cartilage caused due to age, overweight, previous knee injury, genetics, accident or trauma or any sport related injury. Abnormal distribution of load on the knee joint or excess stress or pressure on the joint ligaments and cartilages causes wear and tear of the joint, inflammation, swelling, stiffness and decreased strength of the knee joint. Knee arthritis causes instability and movement restriction in the knee joint affecting the quality of life.At Kovilpatti Venkateswara Hospital, we provide the most advanced and sophisticated diagnostics and treatments techniques for patients with knee arthritis and aftercare. We brings together a multidisciplinary team of highly qualified and well experienced medical and surgical specialists who offer patients safe and effective treatments and rehabilitative programs to offer the intact continuum of care for the knee arthritis patient.

                         Knee Arthritis Care                             
 

Through clinical examination the orthopaedician understand the symptoms of knee arthritis and tailor the treatment plan according. The treatment method depends on the severity of the condition and the patient health condition. In early stages, painkillers, chondroprotectives/ regenerators, physiotherapy, muscle strengthening excercises are adviced. The surgeon recommends total or partial knee surgery or stem cell treatment therapy depending on individual conditions. Both the treatment methods are safe and effective to resolve the discomfort and pain caused by knee arthritis. However, proper after care measures has to be taken to prevent the reoccurrence of the condition.

Knee rehabilitation is important to provide a faster and effective recovery from the arthritis condition from a qualified knee physiotherapist. At Kovilpatti Venkateswara Hospital, we provide physiotherapy treatment method to restore good range of knee motion, strength, power and endurance.

The aftercare therapy helps:

  • Reduce the pain and inflammation in knee joint.
  • Normalize range of motion.
  • Strengthen the knee alignment and function.
  • Improve agility and balance.

The doctor also recommends few dietary and lifestyle modification that has to be adapted in the daily routine to prevent the reoccurrence of the arthritis in the knee joint. This includes:

  • Losing excess weight to reduce the over pressure on the knee joint
  • Be more active with regular physical exercises to improve blood circulation in the body and to tone and strengthen the body joints.
  • Applying cold and hot therapy on the knee joint ease the stiffness in the joints.
  • Incorporate healthy fats and turmeric in the diet to reduce joint stiffness and pain.
  • Regular massaging of the affected joint relax the knee joint muscles and ligaments

At Kovilpatti Venkateswara Hospital, we provide minimally invasive and surgical method of treatment to treat mild to severe knee arthritis condition. We also provide safe and effective rehabilitation and after care instructions to prevent the reoccurrence of the condition and to attain a better quality of life. To know more about knee arthritis treatment options and after care, book an appointment now.

 

                         Authored By  Dr.S.Dhamodaran - MBBS  Orthopaedic surgeon, Kovilpatti

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