Due to the increase in sports are also major knee injuries. These conditions appear in increasingly younger people, but also affecting older due to increased life expectancy.
Knee Arthroscopy is a surgical procedure by means of which leads to the articulation practicing holes through which the injury is instrumental advanced through small, avoiding the use of more aggressive operation techniques. This ensures a high accuracy as to the manipulation of the lesion as well as a quicker recovery.
Phases of the intervention
- The patient is discharged the same day or the next.
- The person doing the exercises that have been recommended at home in order to regain mobility and reduce pain and inflammation .
- A second phase of exercise strengthens and helps restore muscle strength.
- In the third phase of exercises, increase strength and mobility.
Injuries which are treated with arthroscopy
- Meniscus . Articulating deteriorates and loses stability.
- Injury cartilage . Causes a friction between the femur and tibia when the knee moves.
- Synovitis chronic. When the cartilage surrounding the joint becomes inflamed.
- Stiffness of the knee. Crashes and prevents you from bending.
- Some cases of fractures.
- Bursitis. synovial sac that surrounds the knee becomes inflamed.
- Intraarticular bodies. cartilage fragments are found between the joint.
- Injuries of the anterior cruciate ligament , which connects the tibia to the femur.
Originally posted 2013-03-19 13:28:56.