Arthroscopy

It’s a surgical procedure used to visualize, diagnose, and treat problems inside a joint.

A small incision is made on patient’s skin and then inserts pen-sized instruments that contain a camera to magnify and visualize the structures inside the joint.

Indications:

Arthroscopy is used to confirm the diagnosis made through history, physical examination and Radiological investigations (X rays & MRI), Once diagnosis is confirmed treatment can also be done through arthroscopy.

Common conditions treated with arthroscopy are

Arthroscopy
  • Shoulder: Rotator cuff tendon tears, impingement & recurrent dislocations
  • Wrist: Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Knee: Meniscal tears, chondromalacia, ACL, PCL, MCL, LCL injuries
  • Hip: impingement, labral tears
  • Synovitis: inflammation of the joint lining.
  • Removal of Loose bodies of bone or cartilage in knee, shoulder, elbow, ankle, or wrist
Advantages of Arthroscopy:
  • Day care procedure
  • Minimal incision – less blood loss, decreased infection rate, faster recovery.

About Doctor:

Dr. Naveen Reddy is one of the Best Orthopedic Surgeons in Hyderabad. He has over 10 years of experience. Having completed his post graduation in Orthopedics, (D’Ortho and DNB Ortho, he was part of the Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad – 2009-2017. He has had the experience of working with the Best Orthopaedic Surgeons and gained extensive expertise in managing simple, complex trauma, knee and hip replacements. His patients consider him to be the best orthopedic doctor in Hyderabad. He has a fellowship in Hip & Knee Arthroplasty from world-renowned center Galeazzi Institute of Orthopedics, Milan, Italy under Prof Dr Lugi Zagra where he had great exposure and gained knowledge complex Hip & Knee Replacements.

The range of services provided by him includes Trauma – Fracture treatment, Knee Joint Replacement, Hip Joint Replacement, Arthroscopy, Sports Injuries Treatment, PRP & BEMAC Injections, Viscosupplementation, Stem Cell Treatment etc.

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