Knee surgery typically refers to total knee replacement, or knee arthroplasty. It is a common surgical procedure performed to relieve the pain and disability from degenerative arthritis, osteoarthritis, and other arthritides as well. Partial knee replacement or total knee replacement surgery is usually undertaken when knee problems have resulted in the wearing down of the knee joint. Total knee replacement surgery should improve an individual's mobility, by reducing pain and improving the function of the knee joint.
Other knee surgery can include arthroscopy, which is a procedure used by orthopaedic surgeons to diagnose and treat knee problems. This operation only requires that a small incision is made and the surgeon then uses a small instrument to get a clear view of the inside of the knee. The surgeon can then determine what the problem is and at the same time may decide to insert other surgical instruments through small incisions in your knee to remove or repair damaged tissues.
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