The knee joint joins the thigh with the leg. It is the largest joint in the human body. The knee joint is vulnerable to both acute injury and the development of osteoarthritis. And is one of the most important joints of our body. It plays an essential role in movement related to carrying the body weight in horizontal (running and walking) and vertical (jumps) directions.
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Partial or total knee replacement can relieve pain and increase mobility. Knee replacement can help people get back to everyday life, such as climbing stairs, tying shoes, and getting up from a chair with less pain. It can also allow them to resume work.
This operation resurfaces the damaged joint. with metal and plastic implants. Today, the doctor can choose from a wide variety of designs that take into account the patient‘s age, weight, activity level and overall health. Most artificial knee joints attempt to replicate the knee‘s natural ability to roll and glide as it bends.
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL)
ACL Tears are one of the most common knee injuries. Most ACL tears are a result of landing or planting in cutting or pivoting sports, with or without contact. Most serious athletes will require an ACL reconstruction if they have a complete tear and want to return to sports, because the ACL is crucial for stabilizing the knee when turning or planting.
Minimally Invasive Knee Arthritis Options
Subchondroplasty Procedure (SCP)
If you suffer from chronic knee pain it may be caused by bone defects called chronic bone marrow lesions (BMLs). This new procedure is minimally invasive and helps the body heal defects in the bone.
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