Common Questions by Patients Regarding Knee Arthroscopy

What is Knee Arthroscopy?

Knee arthroscopy is the surgical procedure which is designed to treat problems related to knee joints.  This procedure is done with the help of small instruments but specialist first examines your joint. In the examination process, he first makes a small incision and then uses the tiny camera which is called an arthroscope. People who have severe knee pain and some other types of problems related to the knees such as injury or damage are eligible for knee arthroscopy.

How many days do I need to wait for details of my surgery?

You will get all the details related to surgery 3-4 days prior to surgery. In addition, our one of a staff member will call you and inform you about all the details such as what to do and don’ts before the surgery, exact time to visit the hospital, what type of other things you have to avoid prior to the surgery, and what type of medicines you must avoid. Moreover, if you want to ask something else then you must call on given numbers so that you can clear your all the doubts.

How long will arthroscopy take?

Well, the exact timing of surgery is 2 hours but you have to spend 45 minutes to 1 hour in operation theatre. Moreover, after 3-4 hours you should leave the hospital but make sure should follow all the instructions properly that are given by your surgeon.

Is this surgical operation safe or is it have any type of side effect?

This arthroscopy treatment is totally safe and secure and gives you better results. No, this surgical procedure does not have any type of side effect, but you may experience little pain after the procedure. In this situation, you should only take those medications which are prescribed by your surgeon.

What is the recovery period of knee arthroscopy?

You need to wait for 10 Days after the surgical procedure. You have to take proper rest after the treatment so that you can recover early. Before going to the office you should visit your surgeon for regular checkup si that your surgeon can examine your health.

Do I need to make changes in my home?

Yes of course if you are residing on the first floor then you do not use stairs. You only use elevators in order to reach your home. But it is a good idea if you shift on the ground floor because you are able to recover easily.

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