She has been treating for osteo porosis and arthritis for the past ten years. Now she has been advised for knee replacement since her knee joints are touching each other. Since she has osteo porosis. Is it advisable to do knee replacement? And how the knee implant will be fixed to the bone which is suffering from porosis? Her health condition is ok. She doesnot have diabetis or other problems.
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Osteoporosis and arthritis of knee joints are different entities. Both have different treatment. Though they can coexist. Knee replacement is a very valid and satisfying surgery. Implant are usually cemented to bone in knee replacement. Osteoporosis is managed by drug treatment
Tk physiotherapy treatment and calcium supplement.
Best option for u if knee is completly damage and there is no chance to recovery then tk surgery decision.
Tk physiotherapist advise according ur x-ray
Avoid sitting Cross legged.
Quadriceps Exercises- Lie straight, make a towel role and put it under the knee, press the keen against the role, hold it for 20 secs. Repeat 20 times twice a day. This will help relieve some pain.
Core Strengthening Exercise- Straight Leg Raised With Toes Turned Outward, repeat 10 times, twice a day.
Hams Stretching- lie straight, take the leg up, pull the feet towards yourself, with a elastic tube or normal belt. repeat 10 times, twice a day.
Sports Taping- stretch the tape from both ends and apply on the affected area
Hi there I understand your concern and anxiety...Osteoporosis is a disease characterized by a reduced bone mass and a degeneration of the bone tissue; it leads to bone fragility, so to a higher risk of fractures...surgery depends upon mineral density... Consult your surgeon they will guide you further.
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