Disc Replacement Surgery
Any unremitting lower back pain that has been there from at least six months and is not getting better from medication may require disc replacement surgery to restore one’s ability to function. The painful disc is replaced with a prosthetic implant with an aim to bring back normal function. There are certain health conditions that can prevent one from getting a disc replacement surgery. These conditions include osteoporosis, spinal tumor, pregnancy, vertebral body fracture and allergy to the materials in the artificial implant.
Total Knee Replacement Surgery
If a patient’s knee is sternly damaged by arthritis or because of any injury, it may be difficult for them to perform everyday activities, such as climbing stairs or walking. After a period, they may even begin to feel pain while sitting or lying down. When non-surgical treatments like use of walking supports and medications prove no longer to be helpful, the doctor may advise the patient to undergo a total knee replacement surgery. It is a safe procedure that helps in pain relief, corrects leg deformity and helps the patient resume normal activities.
Joint Replacement Surgery
Offered by best ortho hospitals in India, joint replacement surgery is a procedure in which parts of a damaged joint are replaced with prosthesis. The prosthesis is usually made from metal, ceramic or plastic. It easily replicates the movement of a healthy joint. Joint replacement surgery is performed on knee, hip, wrist, ankle, elbow and shoulder. The most commonly performed ones include hip and knee replacements.