Joint Pain – Causes, Diagnosis & Treatment
Posted On: March 31, 2023
Know from the Expert of Shalby Orthopedics Centre of Excellence Lucknow
About Dr. Vipul Gupta
Dr. Vipul Gupta is a well-known Joint Replacement & Arthroscopy Surgeon with a wide experience. He is associated with Shalby Orthopedics Centre of Lucknow. Shalby is a celebrated name for joint replacements not only in India but globally as well.
About SOCE (Shalby Orthopedic Centre of Excellence) Lucknow concept
Shalby has had prior experience with serving in Lucknow by OPDs. A large number of patients from Lucknow and Uttar Pradesh travel to Shalby Hospital Ahmedabad for treatment. Yet, there are several patients who are unable to travel. To bridge this gap, Shalby has now come to Lucknow with Shalby Orthopedics Centre of Excellence.
Orthopaedic Facilities and Services
SOCE Lucknow provides emergency and routine Orthopedic cases. Services like Joint Replacement, Spinal Surgeries, Sports Injuries and Complex Orthopedic Trauma could be availed from here.
More than 20 joint replacement surgeries have taken place in the past 1.5 months.
What is Arthritis?
Arthritis is a disease that largely affects people in old age. As the life expectancy has increased more people are affected with it. On the bright side, people are more aware about symptoms and take action for knee pain in comparison to olden times, causing increased number of joint replacement surgeries.
Is surgery the only solution for knee pain?
8 out of 10 people do not require joint replacement surgery. Surgery is required only when the joint has reached an advanced stage of degeneration/damage where the cartilage in the knee has worn out. Treatment through medication, physiotherapy and lifestyle changes could give relief in initial stage.
What is a Knee Replacement Surgery?
Knee replacement is a surgical procedure where we remove the damaged joints and replace them with implants. In today's time, pain management in surgery has become much easier with the aid of pain killers and anesthesia. Besides, the surgery holds more than 95% success rate.
Why is Shalby the most trusted name in Joint Replacement globally?
Shalby is a brand name whose popularity is not limited to India but globally. More than 1,50,000 successful joint replacement surgeries have been performed at Shalby Hospitals.
The biggest complication during surgery is Infection. At Shalby, all protocols are followed in order to minimize the chances of infection. All the joint replacement surgeries take place in the SOCE's modular Class 100 state-of-the-art operation theatre. Besides that, disposable gowns and exhaust suits are used to further minimize chances of infection.
What is Shalby’s “Zero Technique”?
Shalby also practices it's unique "Zero Technique" for joint replacement surgeries that reduces surgery time of 1-1.5 hours to 20-30 minutes. There are many advantages to the reduced surgery time like less blood loss due to which patients at Shalby do not require blood transfusion There is low infection rate and lesser chances of complications. The patient can resume walking post 3-4 hours of surgery.
Care tips for overall joints of the body
The best way to keep your joints in top health is exercise.
Exercise leads to healthy muscle and weight management. 30-40 minutes of brisk walking daily is great for the body's overall muscles and joints.
Whenever you start experiencing pain in your knee, you should make efforts to change your lifestyle. For e.g. if you are 40 years old and start experiencing knee pain; you should stop sitting on the floor to avoid pressure on knee, do not use the Indian toilet, avoid using the stairs as much as possible.
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