Dr. RM. Alagappan MS Orth, MCh Orth (UK), leads our team at Hande Medical Centre. His area of special interest is apart from those mentioned below – Knee Replacement Surgery. He is a young and dynamic addition to our team, having returned from the UK recently. Dr. Natrajan MS (Ortho) consults at Hande Hospital.
Knee arthroscopy has become a valuable tool in diagnosing and treating problems of the knee. Arthro means joint and scope is to see or visualize. It literally means to see inside the joint. The indications for performing an arthroscopy are varied. They include cartilage, meniscal, and ligamentous damage.
The basic philosophy of the knee clinic is to provide a highly specialized treatment service for all kinds of knee related problems – both non-operative and operative, which include
- Keyhole Knee Surgery
- Knee Arthritis Treatment
- Mini-incision Knee Replacement
- Mobile-bearing Total Knee Replacement
- Unicompartmental Knee Replacement
- Ligament Reconstruction
- Knee Cartilage Surgery
- Total Hip Replacement
Physical therapy (also physiotherapy) is a health profession that assesses and provides treatment to individuals to develop, maintain and restore maximum movement and function throughout life. This includes providing treatment in circumstances where movement and function are threatened by aging, injury, disease or environmental factors.
The Physiotherapist utilizes various gadgets to aid treatment like Interferential Therapy, Ultrasound, and Short wave Diathermy. He or she may also utilize various exercises to strengthen groups of muscles, or stretch groups of muscles, which are tight.