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Knee pain holding you back? 5 reasons you should consider knee replacement surgery

Mar 23, 2023 01:22 PM IST

Are you tired of living with knee pain that interferes with your daily activities? Here are five reasons to consider knee replacement surgery.

Are you tired of living with constant knee pain that limits your mobility and quality of life? Knee replacement surgery may be the solution you've been searching for. When reaching a certain age, 90% of people experience continuous knee pain. It begins with acute knee discomfort and evolves into a severe issue that might result in disfigured knees. Knee replacement surgery is a medical technique that can help you alleviate terrible knee pain. With advanced technology and skilled surgeons, this procedure has helped countless individuals find relief from their knee pain and get back to the activities they love. So why suffer in silence any longer? Let's explore the benefits of knee replacement surgery and how it can improve your daily life. (Also read: Joint replacement: Myths and facts related to knee replacement surgery )

With advanced medical technology and skilled surgeons, knee replacement surgery offers a new lease on life for those suffering from debilitating knee pain. (Twitter/JWatch)
With advanced medical technology and skilled surgeons, knee replacement surgery offers a new lease on life for those suffering from debilitating knee pain. (Twitter/JWatch)

Dr. Himanshu Gupta, Orthopaedic Surgeon specialized in Joint Replacement, Arthroscopy and Sports Injury, AmiCare Hospital, shared with HT Lifestyle, reasons why you should consider a knee replacement surgery.

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● Suffering from ‘Arthritis’

Arthritis is the most common cause of knee pain. Arthritis is caused by knee injuries or a heavy toll on knee joints as a result of being overweight. Arthritis immediately affects your joints, causing persistent pain, inflammation, and redness. Knee replacement surgery is a promising treatment option for arthritic suffering.

● Affecting lifestyle due to recurring pain

Knee pain directly affects your mobility and causes numerous troubles in your daily life which can later turn into grievous issues. Constant pain in your knee also affects your sleep cycle or can make it worse. An irregular or bad sleep schedule is an open invitation towards mental health that leads you toward anxiety and depression.

● Dread of becoming bedridden

Knee pain becomes a hurdle in your mobility that stops you from your various motor activities and makes you completely stick with your bed. Fewer movements can lead you toward health-related issues such as obesity. Obesity is the leading cause of high cholesterol, diabetes, and high blood pressure issues which makes your life shorter.

The futility of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medicines (NSAIDs)

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) known as pain relievers can be helpful till some point but after reaching a point these medicines stop working and your pain will keep increasing. At that time you should consider your doctor for knee replacement surgery to get relief from constant pain.

● Deformation and swollen knees

The knees are the structure of three bones known as ‘Tibia’, ‘Femur’, and ‘Patella’. Swelling, redness, and deformity in the knees might be symptoms of issues with any of these bones.

If you have decided on a knee replacement surgery you should surely ask your Orthopedic for the treatment to start your jolly and hearty journey.

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