Knee replacement, also known as knee arthroplasty, is a surgical procedure done to replace the weight-bearing surfaces of the knee joint to relieve pain and disability. Whether you actually need the surgery is a decision that you and your doctor, an orthopedic surgeon, carefully make together. More than 90% of people who have had their knees replaced see a huge improvement in pain and their ability to get around.
From walking to squatting and kicking, our knees play an important role in our lives. So it is inevitable that when our knees get damaged, the results can be quite painful indeed! To ease the pain one can opt for many ways, however, when all else fails, then one must look at TKR as an option.
Dr. Ashit Shah – knee replacement surgery expert talks about when a patient needs knee surgery, the different techniques, implants and the advantages of the procedure.