A lot of patients who come to doctor Manu Bora have many questions in mind related to knee replacement surgery. The basic question that arises in everyone's mind is that whether they even need a knee replacement or not. Can the surgery be postponed or does it require immediate attention? Is there any other method of cure apart from knee replacement surgery? Dr. Manu Bora answers all these questions for his patients so that no doubt remains in their minds.
Firstly, Dr. Manu Bora says that anyone who has knee osteoarthritis in which the cartilage of their knees is completely or partially damaged. the doctor we first performance an x-ray. If in the X-ray, the two bones above and below the knee touch each other in the standing position, you need to go for immediate knee replacement surgery otherwise you can wait. Even if you have such acute pain that you need to have pain killers every single day and your movement is greatly restricted, you must go for immediate knee replacement surgery. If your age is below 50, Dr. Manu Bora tries his best to go for treatments other than the knee replacement surgery postpone it for as long as he can.
So, keeping all this in mind, you can judge on your own whether you should go for the knee replacement surgery immediately or you can wait. But it is always advisable to take your doctor’s advice before making any choice.