Knee Replacement Surgery has become an increasingly popular form of treatment for joint pain, with more than 100 people undergoing the surgery per day, in Mumbai alone. The surgery restores functionality in arthritic patients, giving them a new lease of life. However, Knee Replacement Surgery is no stranger to scrutiny, with one of the most common myths being that patients should wait until they turn at least 60, to undergo this surgery, due to its short-lived nature of 10-15 years. Though this may have been true in the past years, the question remains, ‘Does age play a role in selecting candidates for knee replacement surgeries, today?’ Dr. Santosh Shetty at Surana Group of Hospitals, explains why it doesn’t
Busting the myth around Age and Knee Replacement Surgery
In the past years, the myth around Knee Replacement Surgery may have been partly true, with the limitations in materials and technology that existed. However, the advancements in medicine are hard to ignore, making anyone of any age a suitable candidate for Knee Replacement Surgery in Mumbai, India. Here’s why:
Waiting until the ‘right age or time’ to seek treatment, could actually worsen your condition, making the surgery and recovery tougher. With the advancements in technology, Knee Replacement surgery could be the answer to your problem, no matter what your age and health are.
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