What is Knee Arthroscopy?
A small camera is used during knee arthroscopy surgery to view your knee. Small incisions are created to implant the camera and other small surgical equipment into your knee during the treatment.
When to go for surgery
Rest, physical therapy, and anti-inflammatory drugs or injections are non-surgical treatments. If you have a painful issue that is not improving with non-surgical therapy, your doctor could advise knee arthroscopy.
Around your knee, the surgeon will make two or three tiny incisions. Your knee will be inflated by the injection of fluid (saline). One of the incisions will be used to implant a skinny tube with a small camera on the end. The surgeon can view within the knee thanks to the camera's attachment to a video display.
Post Surgery Care
It is expected that less intrusive would result in less discomfort and a quicker recovery. Nevertheless, arthroscopic surgery is still a significant surgical treatment that carries risks and necessitates adequate postoperative rehabilitation.
Following your surgery, while you are still healing, you should remain off your feet and refrain from putting any weight on your knee.
To go around, you might require crutches or a walker.
Lean your knee up:
Resting with your leg elevated will help to minimise swelling and relieve discomfort.
Follow the physiotherapy sessions for a smooth walk ahead