Knee Brace – Types, Uses, Precautions, and Tips

Knee Brace

Last updated: 17th December, 2019  Knee pain is one of the common orthopedic issues many individuals suffer after a certain age. The main reasons are like age related degeneration of the knee joints which is known as arthritis in medical terminology. Knee pain may vary from one person to the other. Further arthritis may be of […]

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Knee Replacement Surgery FAQ’s

Knee Replacement Surgery FAQs

Last updated: 25th December, 2019  Before Surgery What is Total Knee Replacement? Knee replacement surgery or knee arthroplasty is done to relieve pain and restore the function of severely damaged knee joints due to arthritis. During knee replacement, a surgeon cuts away damaged bone and cartilage from your thighbone, shinbone, and kneecap and replaces it with […]

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Knee Implants Cost Lowered!

Knee Implants

Last updated: 25th December, 2019  Reviewed by – Dr. Satish Reddy About Knee implants Over the last decade, knee replacement surgery has become a popular and safe option for patients who have end-stage arthritis of the knee. When non-surgical treatments (medicines, physiotherapy) for knee arthritis fail, knee replacement can help you lead a pain-free and active life. However, sometimes […]

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Effect of age on revision after knee replacement or hip replacement

Knee Replacement - what is correct age for it

Last updated: 25th December, 2019  A recent study in February 2017, analyzed whether the risk of implant revision varies with patient’s age at the time of surgery, in total knee and hip replacements. Patients who had undergone total knee replacements (>54,000 patients) and total hip replacements (>64,000 patients) between 1991 and 2011 were followed up for […]

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10-year study to analyze the outcomes from Total Knee Replacement

outcomes from Total Knee Replacement

Last updated: 25th December, 2019  How is a total knee replacement outcome related to the following factors? Knee condition at the time of surgery Body weight (BMI) Mental well-being Overall health Age A recent research tried to answer some of the above questions after studying data of patients who underwent total knee replacement surgery between 1999 […]

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All about Partial Knee Replacement

Partial Knee Replacement

Last updated: 25th December, 2019  Partial Knee Replacement, also known as Unicondylar Knee Replacement or Unicompartmental Knee Replacement is a surgical procedure performed to alleviate pain and mobility issues in patients who have limited damage to knee joints. The damage could be due to arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis or trauma. Before going into details of partial knee […]

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A guide to Knee Replacement Cost in India

Knee Replacement Cost

Last updated: 25th December, 2019  Over the last decade, knee replacement surgery has become a popular and safe option for patients who have end-stage arthritis of the knee. When pain has aggravated to such an extent that all other treatment modalities fail, knee replacement can help you lead a pain-free and active life. However, sometimes the […]

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7 Wrong Reasons Why People Avoid Knee Replacement

Assumptions about knee replacement surgery

Last updated: 25th December, 2019  Total Knee Replacement is a surgical procedure that remains the only alternative when the knee joints become severely damaged due to disease or trauma. At HealthClues, we are contacted for a second opinion by many patients who have been advised to undergo knee replacement surgery and need a second opinion In […]

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