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BONE & JOINT CLINIC NOIDA
Dr. Sumit Badhwar Has Been Rated Best Orthopedician in Noida, Delhi, Gurgaon & NCR
Ankle Replacements Done
Ankle Replacement Surgery in Noida, NCR
Any Age Limit: No
Follow-up Required: Yes
Digital X-ray Available: Yes
Hospitalization Required: Yes (2-5 days)
Blood Sample Collection facility: Available
Physiotherapy Treatment: Yes, Required & Available (Well Equipped Physiotherapy Department)
About the Procedure: Please check the Procedure Description Box below
Dr Sumit Badhwar, Consultant Director, Bone and Joint Clinic,Noida is a clinician with innumerable credentials to his credit. A graduate of King Georges Medical college, Lucknow with post-graduation in Orthopaedics from NTR university, Vijayawada, followed by certificate course in MCh in Orthopaedics from University of Seychelles.
Dr. Sumit Badhwar has undergone super specialty training in knee arthroscopy from AIIMS Delhi and sports medicine from England and did his Joint Replacement Visitation from Max Elite institute.
Dr Sumit Badhwar is one of the Lead Orthopaedic Surgeon in the Delhi NCR Area & he specializes in orthopedic surgeries like Joint Replacement Surgeries, Stem Cell Therapy, Poliotic surgeries, Arthroscopy, Fracture & pediatric orthopedic treatments etc.
In the past, Dr.Sumit Badhwar is responsible for managing FIRST Private corporate Hospital Joint Replacement Unit in Himachal Pradesh.
He has to his credit of doing First Reverse Shoulder Joint Replacement and first to do Stitchless Joint Replacement Surgery and first to use Special Plates for Fracture Fixation in Himachal Pradesh.
He is one of the few surgeons to use Minimally Invasive Techniques for joint replacement and fracture fixation.
He prefers using “made to order” joint replacement with computer navigation (surgery by wire) for early return to work, High flexion knee & hip replacement for increased range of motion and better rehabilitation process.
He is an active member of several Professional bodies, and has participated in numerous National and International Forums. He has national publications to his credit.
The motto of his service is ‘Mobility is life’.
The Ankle Replacement surgeries have increased dramatically in number in the recent past, as with the help of the new, more efficient implants, the results are amazing. The patient can resume his/her daily activities without pain after a period of rehabilitation, and it does not debilitate the patient like the fusion operations, it allows them to walk without limping and without pain.
Why is the Ankle Arthroplasty performed?
Fracture, Dislocation of ankle Joint
Bone & Joint Infection
Ankle pain interfering in the daily activities
Procedure of Ankle Replacement
Incision is made on the front, after that the lower end of the leg bone (tibia) is cut-off to accommodate the upper piece of the implant.
The upper part of the bone present in the foot named as talus is also shaved off if required, so that the lower portion of the implant can be fitted properly.
A plastic spacer is also placed between the two implants and the whole unit is tested for proper movement.
Bone cement is applied for proper fixation of the implants after ensuring the smooth movement of the ankle joint.
Incision is then closed after the successful application of the implants
Question 1.How is the ankle replacement better than any other options like ankle fusion surgery (Arthrodesis)?
Answer. Ankle fusion provides improvement in pain but it stops the movement of the whole joint as the bones are fused, whereas, Ankle Replacement provides improvement in pain as well as a fully functional moving ankle Joint.