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BONE & JOINT CLINIC NOIDA
Dr. Sumit Badhwar Has Been Rated Best Orthopedician in Noida, Delhi, Gurgaon & NCR
Arthroscopy Treatments Done
Arthroscopy Surgery Treatment Noida, NCR
- About Dr. Sumit Badhawar
- About Arthroscopy Treatment
- Arthroscopy Treatment - Before & After
- Patient Review
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’.
What is Arthroscopy Treatment ?
Arthroscopy is the minimal invasive surgery in which an arthroscope(a big needle like instrument) & a small camera is inserted into the joint by a small skin incision, the images that the camera captures inside can be viewed on the computer screen while moving the arthroscope inside.
How is it Performed?
The Arthroscopy can be both Diagnostic as well as Curative.
Small incisions called as portals will be made and the arthroscope will be inserted through them.
As, the surgeon first determines what is wrong with the tissues inside (Diagnosis) and then,
clears or shaves off the scar tissues or the loose bodies or whatever is the cause of the pain of the patient (Treatment),
followed by the removal of arthroscope and the dressing followed by a bandage.
Two or more small incisions are made instead of a big one, as per the condition of the patient.
In what diseases it can be performed?
The indications for arthroscopy are numerous, some of them are listed below:
Loose fragments removal in the joints(knee, shoulder etc)
Meniscectomy (Meniscus Removal surgery)
Repair or removal of cartilages
Cruciate Ligaments reconstruction
Release of a stiff joint
Baker’s Cyst Removal (Cyst on the back of the Knee)
Acute or Chronic Injuries to the joint
Knee-cap (Patella) related problems
Synovial Biopsy (fluid from the joint is taken)
Removal of thickened scar tissue from inside the joint etc
This person aged 25 years, has broken his ACL while playing football. He underwent ACL reconstruction with minimal incision(size of a pen tip) and following physiotherapy sessions is now back to his playing game.
This person age 31, weight 115 kg, has started damaging his knees (erosion of cartilage) due to his weight and underwent repair of eroded cartilage (mosaicplasty) with success.
Question 1. On which joints can Arthroscopy be performed?
Answer. It is mostly performed, on Knee, Shoulder, Ankle, Elbow & Wrist joints.
Question 2. Will this procedure requires hospitalization?
Answer. It is a day care procedure normally, so you can come in the morning and can go back home by the evening.
Question 3. How much time will this whole procedure take?
Answer. It generally takes around 1 hour or less.
Question 4. When will I be able to stand up or use my joint after Arthroscopy?
Answer. You will be able to stand up or use your joint the very next day after Arthroscopy.
Question 5. Will I be able to walk and climb stairs?
Answer. Yes, You will be able to walk and climb stairs without difficulty.
Question 6. Will I need General Anesthesia?
Answer. Both regional and general can be given to the patient, It is optional,depending upon the age and other medical conditions.
Question 7. Is the whole process very Painful?
Answer. This procedure is a minimally invasive one and new technology, early rehabilitation, new analgesics and other recent measures will make you feel the least pain possible.
Question 8. How long will it take to recover fully?
Answer. Full recovery will range from few days to 6 weeks, because it depends upon the condition, as the ligament reconstructions will take a bit longer to recover.
Question 9. Will I need Physiotherapy Treatment?
Answer. Yes, Physiotherapy treatment sessions will make your recovery faster after arthroscopy, but you will require them for a short period of time.
Question 10. Which activities will be restricted for my whole life?
Answer. No daily activity will be hampered and you will be able to function fully without any pain.