Knee Replacement in India
- Type:Total Unilateral or Single Knee Replacement Cost
- Private Room:4900 US Dollars
- Twin Sharing:3900 US Dollars
- Is Hospital Stay Included? Yes, up to 7 Days
- Is Cost of Implant/Prosthesis Included?Yes
What is a total knee replacement?
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Who Needs Knee Replacement Surgery ?
You and your doctor may consider knee replacement surgery if you have a stiff, painful knee that makes it difficult to perform even the simplest of activities, and other treatments are no longer working. This surgery is generally reserved for people over age 50 who have severe osteoarthritis.
Total knee replacement surgery is one of the most common orthopedic procedures. Many patients from all around the world travel to India for knee replacement surgery. This is one of the many surgeries where patients can save a lot of money by travelling to India and get the surgery done by leading joint replacement surgeons of India who have a vast experience of performing more than 3000 surgeries. They are trained and have practiced at some of the leading orthopedic centers across the world.
Our network orthopedic centers in India have the latest computer navigation technology, minimally invasive surgery techniques and advanced diagnostic facilities. The centers have patient friendly infrastructure and a dedicated physiotherapy department. Now you can get a world-class knee surgery with big cost savings up to 60 to 70 %! A total Knee replacement surgery, also known as knee arthroplasty, is a surgery to replace the worn-out surfaces of the knee joint with metal and plastic components in order to relieve knee pain and disability of the patient.
Your knee joint might get worn-out over a period of time due to osteoarthritis or other knee diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis or psoriatic arthritis. In advanced stages, a Knee replacement surgery may be required since it may cause severe pain and inability to walk. In patients with severe deformity surgery may be more complicated and carry higher risk.Not all patients require a total knee replacement. Some patients may undergo a partial knee replacement that involves of replacing only a part of the knee which is diseased or damaged. A knee replacement surgery is a major surgery and hence typically involves substantial post-surgery pain, and includes vigorous physiotherapy or physical rehabilitation. Hence our network orthopedic centers in India have a full-fledged dedicated physiotherapy department with highly skilled and experienced staff. The recovery period may be 6 weeks or longer. You may have to use mobility aids like walking frames,canes, crutches during your recovery period.