Total knee replacement: Are there any alternatives?

Dr Siddharth Shah, a Joint Replacement Surgeon, S.L. Raheja Hospital, Mahim, shares his insights about various alternative treatments that a patient can opt instead of a total knee replacement

Total knee replacement: Are there any alternatives?Millions of Indians suffer from Knee Osteoarthritis (OA) which adversely affects their quality of life. In India, its prevalence is estimated to be around 29% (Pal, et. al., Indian Journal of Orthopaedics, 2016). The OA is characterised by joint degeneration commonly due to wear and tear. Generally, initial management involves activity modification (avoidance of squatting, […]

Sancheti Hospital develops innovative brace to reduces chances of knee replacement surgery

This comprehensive strategy and the brace are launched for the first time in India and will help improve the lives of millions of osteoarthritis patients in India

Sancheti Hospital develops innovative brace to reduces chances of knee replacement surgerySancheti Hospital has launched a new kind of movement that combines established physiotherapy principles with an innovative brace based on the latest technology and this is named as Pune OA-Knee Strategy (PKS). This new concept focuses on disease modifying strategies that can be used to halt or even regress the progression of osteoarthritis and help […]