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Knee Replacement in India – My Journey from Broken to Replaced Knees
travelled halfway around the world and had both of my legs broke and it was a
pleasurable trip. To clarify I needed both knees replaced!
idea was to operate on both knees at the same time; spend 4-5 days in the
hospital, go to a hotel and come back for physical therapy; I was completely
the first meeting with the surgery team, I was told they would do the left knee
first, then wait a few days and do the right one. I even argued with them! Then
I realised that they knew way more than me and they were COMPLETELY
right. The left knee was done and I even considered just having injections in
my right knee; here again, they were right. That would only be a temporary fix
and I would be in the same position that I came in therewith.
it hurt? YES! But it was the good kind because I can sense that an ending is in
sight. There were a few problems that were handled as opportunities or
solutions and were quickly resolved.
Physical Therapy, the therapist did everything in their power to make sure I
was ready for the LONG JOURNEY home. And after being home for a week I can only
say they did a FANTASTIC JOB! My therapist in the US was extremely impressed
with my movement and ability to walk. Both knees are bending to 128 degrees and
I have already started on the stationary bike.
the nurses, the lovely ladies with smiles that melted the coldest heart: I
cannot even begin to say how well I was treated by all of them and how
wonderful they were.
Keeping: What a great group of people! ALWAYS HAPPY AND SMILING! They helped me
a lot during both the surgeries and tried teaching me Hindi too!
people in the operating theatre, they made me feel very comfortable during both
surgeries. The Dieticians: when they found out that I liked fruit, they made
sure I had plenty.
will be forever grateful."
These are Mr. Dwayne Winn’s words describing his amazing journey
replacement in India in one of the best hospitals
affiliated with IndiCure . He is currently enjoying his life in the US with a
new walk he gifted himself in India. IndiCure wishes him many more amazing days
When it comes to planning your joint replacement surgery abroad,
there are a lot of decisions to be made. Further, in this blog, IndiCure shares
information about the best joint care available in India.
Replacement in India
Replacement Surgery in India is a very popular procedure and is the most
commonly performed Joint Replacement surgery. The procedure is generally
indicated for patients ranging from 50 to 80 years of age with an average age
of about 70 years.
procedure has an excellent outcome with immediate pain relief, improved
mobility, better physical activity levels and a much superior overall quality
of life after the surgery. There has also been a significant improvement
in the quality of implants, the materials used now have more endurance and are
more resistant to wear and tear. About longevity, more than 90% of implants
work in excellent condition 10 years after the surgery and around 85% work well
even after 20 years.
surgery is relatively very safe and does not lead to any major complications.
Knee Joint Infection, Blood clots, Osteolysis, etc are some of the serious
complications possible after the surgery, which occur in less than 1-2% of
about the cost?
The cost of Knee Replacement surgery in India is one of the
major reasons why people opt for Knee surgery abroad in India. The average cost
for Unilateral or Single Knee Replacement surgery in the US is around the US $
50-60,000, which is more than 10 times what it costs in India. Even this is not
an all-inclusive price as there are additional expenses of outpatient charges
for investigations, physical therapy, follow-up consultations with the surgeon,
etc. Adding all these costs makes the surgery completely out of the budget for
uninsured people. Even for those who are insured, the deductibles and
co-payment themselves make a huge amount.
the other hand, the total package price for Knee Replacement surgery in India
is as less as $ 4500, thus making the surgery in India very affordable. This is
so, without any compromise on the quality of implant or surgical technique.
Knee Surgeons in India
Surgeons have revered the world over for their surgical skills and expertise.
They are extensively trained in India and abroad and have several years of
experience behind them in treating simple and complex Knee Replacement
procedures. These surgeons are highly deft in using the latest and most
advanced technology like Robotic-Assisted Surgery, NAV 3, etc., which are very
precise techniques for Knee Replacement and give outstanding surgical outcomes.
surgeons are also adept in performing MIS (Minimally Invasive Surgery) and use
muscle-sparing techniques, which result in faster recovery and significantly
reduced downtime after surgery.
Hospital for Knee Replacement in India
are few private corporate hospitals in India with state of the art technology
and infrastructure which are considered as not only the best
hospitals for knee replacement in India but among the best hospitals
in the world. They are known for clinical excellence and services at par with
the best in the world.
more information on Joint Replacement Surgery in India:
With a reputable medical tourism company like
IndiCure to take care of all your requirements, planning your trip to India is
as easy as pie. We help you with medical visa, get your queries answered by
experts, help you plan your trip, pick you from the airport in India, arrange
your accommodation after you are discharged from the hospital, arrange your
local transportation in India, arrange translator if you are not fluent in
English, drop you back at the airport and everything you need while you are in
We keep in touch with you even after you go back to
your country to know how you are doing and if you need any help. Please
visit our section - https://www.indicure.com/step-by-step.htm which lists the easy steps to
plan your medical trip to India.
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