Tuesday, 12 July 2016

Knee Arthroscopy in Chennai

Arthroscopy is a surgical procedure in which investigating and sometimes treatment for damage is performed. Arthroscope (instrument used for looking deep into the body) is used in this procedure. And this instrument is inserted into joint through small incision. Arthroscopy is mainly preferred for knee injuries and this is termed as knee arthroscopy. In this procedure, two incision are made. One incision is for arthroscope and other is for surgical instruments to be used in knee cavity. Mahi Joint Replacement and Orthopedic Clinic provides best Knee Arthroscopic Surgery in Chennai.


Knee arthroscopy is used for :

1) Torn Anterior or Posterior Cruciate Ligaments : These ligaments are found inside the knee joints.

Anterior cruciate ligaments (ACL) - Locate in front of the knee joint. Overextending the knee joints, get hit on the knee during a football match, suddenly stop moving are the major cause for ACL injuries.

Symptoms :
  • Limping
  • Instability
  • Swelling
Posterior cruciate ligaments (PCL) - Locate back of the knee. It connects two bones from thigh to shin. PCL is stronger compared to ACL. Playing football and other sports result in PCL injury.

Symptoms :
  • Trouble in walking
  • Pain in the knee
2) Torn Meniscus : Shin bone in the joint of the knee is attached by two thick cartilages called medial and lateral meniscus.

Symptoms :
  • Swelling
  • Excessive pain
  • Stiffness of the knee joint
3) Patellar Dislocation : Sudden twisting of leg causes patellar dislocation. It happens when the kneecap slips out from its original position.

  • Swelling of the knee with excess pain
4) Tearing of Cartilage : knee joint have cartilage. Awful twisting injury to the joints of knee cause tearing of any of these cartilages.

Symptoms :
  • Pain and swelling around the joint
5) Removal of Baker’s Cyst : baker’s cyst ( fluid filled cavity that causes feeling of tightness behind your knee) bulge out to the back of the knee. Cartilage tear is the main cause of it. 

Symptoms : 
  • Pain in the calf

Knee arthroscopy is also preferred for fracture in the knee bones and swollen synovium. MAHI Orthopaedic Clinic follows highest quality standards to give best and affordable care to the patient by continuously improving its services and standards.

For more details :
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Mail us at : mahiclinicchennai@gmail.com