Monday, 24 April 2017

Do You Suffer From Severe Hip Pain?

    Hip Arthroscopy which combines the benefits of Minimally Invasive Procedure and a short rehabilitation period, is one of the most rapidly evolving arthroscopy techniques. Over the past years, Hip arthroscopy is leading to a hugely improved technique. The greater understanding of the arthroscopic anatomy of the hip joint which leads to explosive increase in  the frequency of Hip Arthroscopies.
    By hip arthroscopy the conditions which are previously treatable only by open procedures  or the conditions which are unrecognized previously can be treated successfully. The technological innovations have made the procedure more accessible and reproducible.

    In this surgical procedure the surgeon inserts a small camera called arthroscope in to hip joint which helps him to guide instruments into the joint to tackle the problem. Comparing with traditional open surgeries Hip arthroscopy is much better because of its advantages like faster recovery, smaller incisions and reduced stay in the hospital. The procedure can treat both the younger and the elderly who come in with arthritis, sports-related injuries and so on.
    Hip arthroscopy has revolutionized treatment for Femoral Acetabular Impingement (FAI). In addition to FAI, Hip Arthroscopy is beneficial to other hip conditions, the following are some conditions treated:
  • Biopsy - Tissue specimens can be taken to aid the diagnosis of certain conditions
  • Articular Cartilage damage
  • Synovitis - Inflammed tissue around the hip can be removed (ie, Synovectomy)
  • Psoas tendino pathy - The inflame tendon can be lengthen to reduce the irritation and inflammation
  • Abductor tendinopathy - Radio Frequency tenoplasty can be performed to stimulate neo vasulatisation.
  • Trochanteric bursitis - The inflammed bursa is removed (ie, Bursectomy)
  • Washouts - For the treatment of hip infections.
Hip arthroscopy complications are uncommon, traction needed for the procedure can stretch nerves that leads to numbness and that is usually temporary. The pain felt after the surgery is a natural part of the healing process.
 Rathimed Speciality Hospital provides best Hip Arthroscopy in Chennai. The hospital provides high quality services to all patients and mainly focus on all Orthopedic surgeries especially Hip and Knee Arthroscopy.


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