Viscosupplementation is a procedure to treat arthritic pain of the knee, when all the non-surgical treatment methods fail to relieve pain. People with osteoarthritis are depleted of hyaluronic acid in their joints. Hyaluronic acid is a naturally occurring substance in the synovial fluid of the joint
Viscosupplementation involves injecting hyaluronic acid into joint space. This acts as a shock absorber and lubricant which enables the bones of the joint to glide smoothly over each other. This is an effective procedure that:
One to five shots of hyaluronic acid are given over several weeks, depending on the product used and its effect lasts for several months.
I am Dr. M Naveen Chandar Reddy, Orthopedic Surgeon with 10 years of experience.
I have done my post graduation in Orthopedics, (D’Ortho and DNB Ortho). I am a certified AO Basic and Advanced Trauma Professional. I have also done Fellowship in Hip & Knee Arthroplasty from world-renowned center Galeazzi Institute of Orthopedics in Milan, Italy under Prof. Dr Lugi Zagra, where I gained knowledge of performing complex Hip & Knee Replacements, currently practicing as a Trauma & Joint Replacement Surgeon at Sunshine Hospital, Gachibowli, Hyderabad. I was associated with Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad (2009-2017) and Gleneagles Global Hospital, Hyderabad (2017-19).
I have extensive experience in managing simple, complex Trauma, Knee & Hip Replacement. I keep my self updated with present trends and advances in the field of Orthopedics by attending National & International conferences. I am a member of the AO International Trauma Society & ISKSAA.
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