In the era of this stressful lifestyle, exercise and sports are excellent ways to handle it. Sports, whether it’s for recreational or professional purposes, are associated with the risk of sports-related injuries. Further, its incidence is increasing with the need for an active lifestyle. A person is more prone to the injury if:
Hip replacement surgery refers to the replacement and removal of your hip joint that includes a portion of the thighbone (femur) and pelvis. This process is used to treat not only hip arthritis but also injuries such as an improperly growing hip or broken hip. In this process, an artificial joint made from metal and plastic components is placed. The posterior approach and anterior approach are the two different types of surgeries involved with hip replacement.
Knee replacement is a surgical process that doctors undertake to replace the painful knee joint with an artificial one. In the process of knee replacement, the end of the femur bone is taken out and replaced with a metal shell. The doctors also remove the end of the lower leg bone called tibia. It is then replaced with a channelled plastic piece made of the metal stem.
John a 25 years old Software engineer decides to get rid of his sedentary lifestyle and shed some weight as soon as the
lockdown is eased. He had no idea that 3 miles jog over a week could cripple him for the next few days. Like John, many young fitness enthusiasts are suffering from Overuse injuries of the knee.
A surgery which helps you cure arthritis or damaged joint through removal or replacement procedure is called Joint replacement surgery. The joint where two or more bones connect is either replaced by ceramic or plastic or metal. This replacement method is called a prosthesis.