Improving the quality of life through joint replacement
There are many conditions which require a joint replacement. The most common being Rheumatoid Arthritis and Osteoarthritis, which result in stiff and painful joints that curtail normal activities severely. Joint replacement is an inevitable solution for worn-out joints, as it ensures painless mobility and allows the patient to get back to near-normal activity levels. The most important advantages of this procedure include…
Pain relief | Improved mobility | Improved quality of life
The three most common joint replacement surgeries performed are hip, knee, and shoulder.
Knee Replacement: Knee replacement surgery is performed to treat advanced or end-stage arthritis. When there is no effect of medicines on arthritis in the joints, or there is severe deformity, this surgery is recommended. Depending on the amount of damage, ordinary activities such as walking and climbing stairs may become difficult. Damage to the knee joint cartilage and underlying bone may also result in deformity. Knee replacement surgery is designed to replace this damaged cartilage as well as any associated loss of bone structure or ligament support.
Hip Replacement: Total hip replacement is recommended if there is an occurrence of unbearable joint pain and prevents the person from being able to perform daily activities. Total hip replacement is a surgical procedure for replacing the hip socket (acetabulum) and the ‘ball’ or head of the thigh bone (femur). The surgeon resurfaces the socket and ball where cartilage and bone have been lost. An artificial ball and socket are then implanted into healthy bone. This procedure is recommended if there is an occurrence of unbearable joint pain and prevents the person from being able to perform daily activities.
Shoulder Replacement: Shoulder joint replacement is usually required for patients who are suffering from severe forms of osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis for those who have sustained severe trauma from a shoulder fracture. Similar to the hip joint, the shoulder is a large ball-and-socket joint. The primary indication for a shoulder replacement is Arthropathy. Pain may be the result of abnormalities and changes in the joint surfaces as a result of arthritis or fractures. The primary goal of shoulder replacement surgery is to alleviate pain and improving motion, strength, function.
Citizens Bone & Joint Program
Citizens Bone & Joint is a comprehensive program comprising an incredible team of highly skilled specialists who bring in unmatched expertise in all problems related bone joints. We specialize in advanced surgical interventions for effective and long-lasting joint replacements. The team is diverse, with varied skills, sub-specialty practice to resuscitate and treat trauma patients. The team adopts a truly multi-disciplinary approach for providing the most precise diagnosis and treatment.
Moreover, we practice evidence-based medicine and deliver care based on the latest medical research to achieve faster recovery. We have created an unmatched infrastructure equipped with best quality orthopedic implants & orthopedic instruments, and latest technologies and techniques to ensure that the most advanced treatment is provided to the patients.
We are equipped with state-of-the-art infrastructure, managed by highly experienced surgeons and specialists.
Our specialists believe surgery just the first step in the process, and work closely with physiotherapists to ensure complete recovery of the patients and their return to active life.
Citizens Bone & Joint offers a comprehensive range of post-surgery rehabilitation services including physical and occupational therapy; highly specialized hand therapy; sports injury clinic; therapy for return to work after on-the-job injuries; hands-on techniques to help increase range of motion, decrease pain, reduce or eliminate soft-tissue inflammation, and improve function; rehabilitative exercise programs; aquatic exercise programs for patients who require lighter weight-bearing exercise; and techniques to restore normal motion.
At Citizen Specialty Hospital, we are committed to delivering the best treatment regime to help you improve the quality of your life.
We offer comprehensive Bone & Joints treatment for adult and orthopedic patients of all ages
Arthroscopy is a minimally invasive surgical procedure used for diagnosing and treating joint problems. During Arthroscopy, a surgeon makes a small incision and inserts a narrow tube with a fiber optic video camera attached to one end of the tube.
Bone & Joints
Orthopedics involves diagnosis of any kind of injury or disorder; medication, surgery or any other form of treatment; rehabilitation through exercises or physical therapy to restore movement, strength and function; and preventive care with regards to the muscular skeletal system.
The knee is one of the most injured joints in the body. The knee joint bears three to six times the body weight during various activities and susceptible to injury due to sudden twisting and turning like in racquet sports like badminton, tennis or twisting injury.
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