Hip & Knee Joint Replacement Surgery

“Pain relief, better use of the joints and increased flexibility.”
What is Joint Replacement?
Designed for patients of osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis or injuries who do not respond well to medications & exercises, a Joint Replacement involves replacing the knee or hip joint with a synthetic implant made of hi-density polyethylene, ceramic, titanium or cobalt/chromium.
The RK Joint (Hip & Knee) Replacement Centre, Bangalore has had hundreds of successful joint replacement surgeries, thanks to a unique combination of surgical expertise and indigenously developed physiotherapy protocols.
Chief Orthopaedic Surgeon,
Ramakrishna Hospital, Bangalore

Ravishankar Hip & Knee Joint Replacement Surgery

Dr. D. Ravishankar
  • MBBS, DOrtho, DNBE (Ortho)
  • IGOF Fellow, Joint Replacement (Germany)
  • Revision Joint Replacement (Germany)

Dr.Ravishankar is a specialised Joint Replacement surgeon who conducts over a hundred successful surgeries every year.

Chief Physiotherapist

doc aartiprasad Hip & Knee Joint Replacement Surgery

Dr. Aarti Prasad (PT)
  • B.Sc(PT), MIAP
  • Physiotherapist
  • Specialist in Rehabilitation of Replaced Joints

Over the years, Dr.Aarti Prasad has developed unique physiotherapy protocols for patients recovering from Joint Replacement surgeries.

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Knee Replacement Surgery

Knee Replacement Surgery is done for Osteoarthritis of the knee, Rheumatoid Arthritis, post-traumatic knee arthritis and painful knee conditions.

  • Titanium implants, High Flexion Knee, Rotating Platform knee and mobile bearing implants are used to guarantee good longevity and movement
  • Most patients walk the next day and bend the knee after 2-3 days
  • Discharge from the hospital on Day 5 (for single knee) and Day 10 (both knees replaced )
  • Young patients can sit cross-legged and walk without pain
  • Joints made by EXACTECH, U.S.A

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Hip Replacement Surgery

Hip Replacement Surgery is done for painful conditions like Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis and Avascular Necrosis.

  • Cemented, un-cemented, modular or combinations called Hybrid Hip Implants are used.
  • Titanium implants with Cage for protrusion of acetabulum, bone reconstruction for acetabular lip defects.
  • Bilateral Hip replacements in young rheumatoid patients
  • Most patients walk in 2 days
  • Multiple joints in the same patient (Hips & Knee) combination can be operated in the same hospital stay.
  • Joints made by EXACTECH, U.S.A
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Joint and Mobility Rehabilitation

The RK Rehabilitation Centre provides pre-operative evaluation and post-operative rehabilitation for all Joint Replacement surgeries.
Domiciliary care is given by qualified and dedicated physiotherapists using indigenously developed protocols.

 
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Looking for Hip or Knee Replacement Surgery cost in India or other details ?

Speak with a Joint Care Specialist.
Call +91 80 40 800 102

Email helpdesk@rkhealth.com