Knee implant rates heavily slashed in India

oxinium knee replacement

Last updated: 18th August, 2017  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 the cost of a knee replacement procedure may […]

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

outcomes from Total Knee Replacement

Last updated: 14th February, 2017  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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A guide to Knee Replacement Cost in India

Knee Replacement Cost

Last updated: 28th July, 2017  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: 9th January, 2017  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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Oxinium Knee Replacement

oxinium knee replacement

Last updated: 9th January, 2017  Introduction In the year 2003, Smith & Nephew, a global medical technology company, introduced Oxinium™ or oxidized zirconium implants for joint replacement surgeries like total hip arthroplasty and total knee arthroplasty.1 It is claimed that these implants are longer lasting as compared to traditional artificial alternatives, owing to their properties of […]

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10 common causes for chronic knee pain

Last updated: 22nd December, 2016  The knee is the largest and most complex joint in our body, which is used extensively for many regular day to day activities. Chronic knee pain is one of the common problems that can occur in the later ages. It is a long-term condition, which is sometimes associated with swelling and sensitivity. Any weight-bearing […]

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Top 5 Knee Replacement Videos

Risks of knee replacement surgery

Last updated: 22nd December, 2016  Knee replacement surgery is a major surgical procedure that should be undertaken after a careful consideration. A patient may have many questions as to what exactly a knee replacement is and how it is performed. Thankfully, plenty of knee replacement videos are available today on YouTube, Vimeo and other similar sites. […]

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Arthroscopic Knee Surgery

knee arthroscopy process

Last updated: 22nd December, 2016  The word arthroscopy is derived from the two Greek words “Arthron” which means joint, and “Skopein” which means to look at. Arthroscopic surgeries are carried out for several different joints including the knee, shoulder, and elbow. Knee arthroscopy allows an orthopedic surgeon to visualize, diagnose and treat problems inside the knee joint. Your specialist may […]

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