Arthroplasty is a surgical procedure which restores the integrity and function of a joint. The total arthroplasty is a surgery that involves the reconstruction or replacement of a joint. This surgery can be performed for the hip or knee, or shoulder, elbow etc. The benefits beginning with an elimination of the pain suffered by the patient, an improvement in movement and thus improving the quality of life of the subject.
Various types of arthritis can affect the joints including osteoarthritis, or degenerative joint disease.
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Reasons for the procedure
Arthroplasty may be used when medical treatments no longer provide adequate relief from joint pain and / or disability. Some medical treatments for osteoarthritis that can be used before arthroplasty include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Anti-inflammatory drug
- Pain medication
- Limiting painful activitie
- Walking aids (such as a cane
- Cortisone injections in the kne
- Viscosupplementation injections (to add lubrication into the joint to make joint movement less painful)
- The weight loss (for obese people)
- Glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate
- Exercise and diseases
Benefits of Knee Arthroplasty
The benefits of total knee arthroplasty far outweigh the risks. In most cases where it is necessary to replace the knee, the patient has suffered for a prolonged period of time, from the pain of osteoarthritis of the output stage or serious injury. Everyday activities became problematic, and quality of life of the patient is decreased. When the damaged joint is replaced, the patient suddenly can still use the leg and often do not even realize the extent of their preoperative pain until after the replacement.
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