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.

Dr. Ramneek Mahajan

Dr Ramneek Mahajan is Obtained medical degree from Government Medical College, Aurangabad, Maharashtra in 1997 Completed a Post-Graduation from Government Medical College, Aurangabad in 2003 and his advanced training Orthopaedic Fellowship in Singapore, Germany & Australia. Worked extensively in Primary Hip, Knee and Revision Joint Replacement. Took up the public position as Head of Orthopaedics at the Nova Specialty Hospital, Kailash Colony from 2010 to 2014. Visiting Orthopaedic Surgeon in the Fortis Hospital from 2009 to 2014.

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