Knee Surgery

Knee surgery is a surgical technique to resurface or repair different knee problems and knee replacement procedures. The most common knee surgery is known as arthroscopy. This surgery aims to relieve pain and restore function in patients with arthritis or any knee injury. It takes four to eight weeks to walk after surgery and six months to complete recovery from the surgery. It is a commonly performed surgical procedure with a mild risk of complications.

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Before my surgery, are there any other options for knee dislocation other than physiotherapy?

Query: Hi doctor, I dislocated my knee last year. I am currently awaiting patellar stabilization surgery as there is no other option. This will include MPFL reconstruction and tibial tubercle transfer. I am finding the pain to be increasing, my mobility is very reduced, and I am suffering constant dislocat...  Read Full »

Sreenivasa Rao

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your concern. In my opinion, you can go for knee brace support to help stabilize the patella to some extent for now. Some brace like knee brace with side stabilizers and patella gel pads for knee support might help you as it has velcro straps to secure the pate...  Read Full »

What causes a lot of pain and stiffness in the knee while crouching and kneeling?

Query: Hello doctor, I am looking for advice on knee support. I had a meniscectomy ten years ago and worked as a roofer. I now have a lot of pain and stiffness in my knee, which is crouching and kneeling all day with work. I am struggling to stand back up after crouching for periods with work.  Read Full »

Ranjeet Singha

Answer: Hello, Welcome to As per the information provided by you, it seems that you might have developed osteoarthritis of the knee. Some of the clinical features are pain, stiffness, swelling. I would suggest you avoid any activity related to your occupation of the roofing as it will aggrava...  Read Full »

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