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Knee Arthroscopy

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Knee Arthroscopy Treatment & Diagnostics in Chunni Ganj, Kanpur

Knee Arthroscopy


The knee is a very vital area of our body. Without the knee, we would be immobile. The movement would be impossible. But as we know, diseases like arthritis can affect the knee joints severely. Arthritis is something that affects all the bones and especially the joints in our body. If arthritis in your knee stops responding to medicines, surgery can help you.

What is Knee Arthroscopy?

Knee Arthroscopy is a surgery performed at Apollo Spectra, Kanpur, that involves the insertion of a tiny camera into the knee. This is done through a small incision in the skin. The arthroscope is then used to detect and repair damaged tissues or cartilages around your knee area.

In What Kinds of Medical Situation is a Knee Arthroscopy Required?

The following are the medical conditions due to which you might need a knee arthroscopy:

  • If the ligaments or cartilage is damaged.
  • If the knee joint dislocates or becomes loose.
  • If the knee cartilages are torn or inflamed.
  • If your knee joints get affected with arthritis.
  • If there is loose tissue in need of removal.
  • If bone lining degenerates or gets inflamed due to rheumatoid arthritis.

If any of these conditions become severe, you should contact a healthcare professional.

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What is the Procedure of a Knee Arthroscopy?

The procedure for knee arthroscopy is as follows:

  • General or local anesthesia is given to the patient to numb the senses before the surgery.
  • The vitals of the patient is checked, such as the blood flow and blood pressure.
  • A tiny incision is made on the skin.
  • The arthroscope is inserted through this incision into your body.
  • Damaged bones and tissues are examined.
  • Repair of these damaged tissues is done with the help of a few other surgical instruments.
  • Any tears are repaired, and damaged tissues are removed.

The Possible Risks and Complications Involved with Knee Arthroscopy

The possible risks and complications or side effects involved with knee arthroscopy are as follows:

  • Stiffness in the knee.
  • Failure of wound healing.
  • Blood vessel injury or nerve injury.
  • Knee cartilage damage.
  • Infection.
  • Knee weakness.

All of these conditions and side effects are temporary and curable. If you face any of these problems, you should contact a healthcare professional immediately.


In conclusion, I would like to say that do not ignore knee pain as it can get severe and cause permanent damage. You should immediately contact a healthcare professional at the first symptoms of shoulder pain and stiffness. They will give you the best solutions possible. If necessary, they will refer you to a good surgeon.

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How long is recovery after knee arthroscopy?

Generally, an average of two months is required to recover from knee arthroscopy. Some activities should be limited until a patient recovers completely. Sometimes the patients need rehab to completely recover from a knee arthroscopy and resume regular movements.

Is knee arthroscopy painful?

For several weeks after the surgery, the patient will feel pain and discomfort in the knee area. Sometimes there might even be some swelling. This can be treated with medicines.

How much does a knee arthroscopy cost?

Shoulder arthroscopy is usual as people of all ages can suffer from shoulder injuries. The cost of shoulder arthroscopy for all in India is around 70,000 to 1 lakh INR.

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