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Arthroscopic Surgery

Dr. Pradyumna R is one of the lead specialists in Arthroscopic Surgery at Bangalore Orthopaedic Clinic, in BTM Layout. Arthroscopic Surgery also referred as minimally invasive Orthopaedic procedure of the Shoulder, Knee, Hip, Elbow and Wrist. Dr. Pradyumna R specializes in the treatment of athletic injuries and performs arthroscopic and reconstructive surgery of the hip, shoulder, elbow and knee. He has a special interest in joint preservation surgery and performs arthroscopic surgery procedures including cartilage repair and restoration and osteotomies, meniscus surgery and orthopaedic pathology affecting the hip, knee, shoulder and elbow for the active patient. At Bangalore Orthopaedic Clinic we welcome referrals from General Practitioner, but not mandatory. Dr. Pradyumna R is available for consultation for all musculoskeletal pain management, sports medicine treatment or Orthopaedic surgery and second opinion. If you have any queries or would like to schedule an appointment for arthroscopic surgery consultation, please Call +91 9113025188.
Arthroscopic surgeries are procedures done to diagnose as well as treat the cartilage, ligaments, and tendons inside a joint using an arthroscope. This is accomplished with the aid of a small camera inserted into the joint through tiny incisions using an arthroscope. The procedure is a minimally invasive technique performed by surgeons who have specialized training in arthroscopic techniques.
If you have joint pain or stiffness for more than two weeks, or if you injured a joint, talk to your doctor about what you can do. You can have arthroscopy on any joint. Most often, doctors recommend it for the knee, shoulder, elbow, ankle, hip, or wrist.
There are numerous reasons why arthroscopic surgery is performed. Some of the most common include repair of a meniscus tear, a rotator cuff tear, and cartilage damage (e.g., chondral arthropathy). Below is the list of some of the most common procedures that may benefit from arthroscopic surgery.
    • Shoulder arthroscopy
    • Knee arthroscopy
    • Ankle arthroscopy
    • Hip arthroscopy
    • Elbow arthroscopy
     
Arthroscopic surgical procedure is a minimally invasive surgical procedure performed under general or local anaesthesia on small and large joints, such as the knees, shoulders, elbow and wrist. A camera attached to the tip of an arthroscope, which is inserted into the joint, allows the surgeon to view the structures inside. The damage structures are repaired with tiny instruments inserted through separate small incisions
Following arthroscopy surgery, your doctor will provide you with specific instructions regarding your post-operative care. When a surgeon performs arthroscopic surgery, patients typically stay in the hospital for 1 to 4 days and then another 1 to 2 weeks at home for recovery. During that time, your surgeon will give you instructions for proper care of your surgical incisions, pain medication and recommendations for physical therapy.
  • Avoid heavy lifting or strenuous activity.
  • You may need to wear a sling or splint for several weeks.
  • Your doctor might also order you to take medications to help with pain, swelling and/or healing.
  • Rehabilitation therapy for a quicker recovery
Arthroscopic surgery is a safe procedure performed routinely, with complications occurring in less than 1% of all procedures. The possible risks and complications of arthroscopic surgery are:
  • Infection
  • Artery damage
  • Swelling & bleeding
  • Allergic reaction to the anaesthesia
  • Nerve damage.
  • Numbness at the incision sites
  • Thrombophlebitis (clots in a vein)
Arthroscopic surgery is a procedure that has been proven to be more effective than open surgeries. The benefits of arthroscopic procedures include:
    • Smaller incisions
    • Less scarring
    • Faster healing compared to traditional surgery
    • Less swelling and infection rate
    • Less damage to surrounding tissues
    • Quicker recovery time
  Whether you’re suffering from chronic back pain or are rehabilitation from a recent injury, Dr. Pradyumna will guide you better treatment plan at our center and help you manage and reduce your pain.
Most people recover from back pain with nonsurgical treatments, but some may need surgery, patient that experience severe back pain due to degenerative disk disease cannot be helped through nonsurgical treatments, so surgery may be an option.   Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery a modern surgical approaches and an experienced surgeon, many types of spine surgery can now be done on an outpatient basis with a shorter recovery period. Cervical / Neck Surgery, Lumbar Laminectomy Surgery, Lumbar Spine Surgery & Spine Fusion Surgery.

For additional information on arthroscopic surgery procedure, or to have your knee pain evaluated, please call +91 9113025188 – Dr. Pradyumna R, Orthopaedic arthroscopy surgeon serving BTM Layout, and surrounding areas in Bangalore City.