Can surgery be avoided in osteoarthritis?

Can surgery be avoided in osteoarthritis?

In this video, Dr. Ramneek Mahajan, Director - Orthopedics & Joint Replacement, Max Smart Super Specialty Hospital, New Delhi, will talk on whether surgery can be avoided in osteoarthritis. He says that surgical options are divided into arthroscopy, osteotomy, partial knee replacement and total knee replacement. There are four types of surgery who suffer from osteoarthritis. Dr. Mahajan will discuss when are the different options of surgery are used. Depending upon the patient’s osteoarthritis stage, the surgeries are planned. Surgery can be avoided in early stages by physiotherapy, lifestyle modifications, losing weight, etc.