10 tips after Hip replacement surgery India

10 tips after hip replacement surgery India

10 tips after Hip replacement surgery India.

Q 1) When can I walk a mile after Hip replacement surgery India ?
A 1) You can walk a mile after about 6 to 8 weeks.

Q 2) When can I shower after a hip replacement?
A 2) You can shower after wound healing is complete which occurs in two weeks normally.

Q 3) When can I sit cross-legged on the floor after a hip replacement?
A 3) You’ll be able to sit cross-legged on the floor after about three months of good physical therapy.

Q 4) When can I drive a car?
A 4) You can drive a car after six weeks.

Q 5) Do I need to stop any drugs before my hip replacement?
A 5) You may have to stop blood thinners a week or two before your surgery.

Q 6) For how long will I have to take pain killers after surgery?
A 6) Pain killers are normally required for about three weeks only.

Q 7) Is there a risk of blood clots after my hip replacement?
A 7) Blood clots may develop in the smaller veins of your leg after a hip replacement. These are not however a big risk for pulmonary embolism.

Q 8) What precautions are needed to avoid a blood clot?
A 8) I used blood thinning medication,TED stockings and a foot pump in high-risk cases only. These are people with varicose veins, previous history of a blood clot and other illnesses.

Q 9) What precautions do I have to observe after my hip replacement?
A 9) You must take good care of your teeth, avoid urinary and skin infections and get prompt treatment for these from your doctor.

Q 10) I may have to travel overseas. Will this set off an alarm at the airport security check?
A 10) The new x-ray machines will not set off an alarm. No documents are necessary.

Ceramic Hip Replacement India

Are you young and have painful hip arthritis? A Delta Ceramic Hip Replacement India will last forever and reduce the need for future surgery. Listen to this Podcast in which Dr.A.K.Venkatachalam from Chennai discusses this latest advance in Hip Replacement. Dr.Venkatachalam peforms Delta Motion Ceramic hip replacements in Chennai. The Delta motion Ceramic hip replacement is a better alternative to Hip Resurfacing.  It gives normal range of movement.  Ceramics are hard bearings and have superior wear resistance.
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Listen to this patient story http://www.hipsurgery.in/blog/delta-motion-ceramic-hip-replacement-chennai/

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Total hip replacement India rising in incidence

Total hip replacement in India is rising in incidence. The demand is more among young patients. Conditions like Avascular necrosis and fracture neck of femur are the main contributors to this rise in demand. I offer total hip replacement in Chennai.
See this link http://www.hipsurgery.in/patient-s-section/hip-procedures/total-hip-replacement

Total hip replacement India

Total Hip replacement India


Total hip replacement India- African patient story after five years

Total hip Replacement India- African patient story after five years.  This patient suffered damage to her hip, knee and a foot drop. Dr.Venkatachalam performed hip replacement, knee deformity correction and ankle arthrodesis to reconstruct her badly damaged lower limb. She is now able to walk better. She has come for a follow up after five years and is pleased with the result.
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Total hip replacement India

Total hip replacement acetabular fracture

Hip socket or acetabular fractures are common in developing countries after road accidents. Total Hip replacement is required in neglected cases to restore mobility. Total hip replacement with durable implants in young patients reduces the need for a re do or revision hip replacement. Get in touch e  mail- drvenkat@kneeindia.com

Hip replacement in India is easy on your pocket

Affordable hip replacement in India

Hip replacement in India=Savings

Hip replacement in India is equal to savings for thousands in Africa. Beset with hip problems from childhood, suffering is part of lives of many unfortunate ones.  Fortunately for them, a hip replacement in India from a reputed UK trained Orthopedic surgeon is at hand. See this press release for details http://www.prlog.org/12071219-got-damaged-hip-or-knee-get-it-sorted-in-india.pdf Discover your options by visiting  http://www.hipsurgery.in

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Short stem hip replacement India

Short stem hip replacement India restores Indian patient’s mobility and relieves pain.  He underwent surgery by Dr.A.K.Venkatachalam in Chennai. The reason for this surgery was a failed previous internal fixation of his hip socket. Broken Hip socket or Acetabular fractures occur in young patients as a result of considerable force. The socket of the ball and socket joint is broken. It is treated by assembling the broken bone bits accurately an fixing them with plates and screws.  Later Hip replacement may be required if arthritis develops. This is what happened to this patient in this video. Instead of a total hip replacement he got a more preserving short stem hip replacement. This is the Proxima hip.

Short stem hip replacement India by Dr.A.K.Venkatachalam.

The Proxima hip is an example of a short stem hip replacement. It is implanted in the metaphysis or upper part of the femur.The Proxima hip is a bone preserving prosthesis as it preserves the neck portion. It is versatile as it can be combined with a range of bearing materials like ceramic, metal, poly ethylene.

Indications for Short stem hip replacements-

The indication was post traumatic arthritis following a malunited acetabular fracture. Other indications are avascular necrosis, ankylosing spondylitis, Osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis. Short stem femoral components can be used with a range of bearing materials like metal, ceramic, oxinium.

If you are suffering from the above conditions and need a short stem hip replacement, please e mail us here- drvenkat@kneeindia.com