Department

Joint Replacement Centre

The KIMS Joint Replacement Center provides comprehensive evaluation and treatment for patients with permanent and progressive damage to knees, hips, or shoulders as a result of osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, trauma, or other joint disorders. KIMS is famous for the best knee replacement surgeons in Hyderabad.

The initial assessment involves a review of medical records and history, complete musculoskeletal physical exam and acquisition and review of appropriate radiological studies (X-rays, CT scans, and MRIs). Patient-tailored treatment recommendations are based on findings and diagnosis in conjunction with age, activity level, and medical history.

Treatment recommendations vary from conservative non-surgical measures to surgical intervention. Options are discussed with the patient as part of education and counselling by KIMS Joint Replacement Service surgeons. Non-surgical treatment includes anti-inflammatory medications, joint injections, physical therapy, and/or an individually designed home exercise program.

KIMS Joint Replacement Service surgeons are experts in the spectrum of joint replacement procedures for the hip and knee. Surgical treatment often involves a total joint reconstruction/joint arthroplasty. For the knee this may involve unicompartmental knee replacement or total knee replacement. A small subset of patients may be candidates for a bone realignment procedure called an osteotomy. For the hip, treatment may involve a bone-conserving surface replacement procedure or a total hip replacement. KIMS has the best hip replacement surgery in India with its most modern and comprehensive treatment technique.

Comprehensive treatment available for conditions in: Degenerative Joint Disease of the Hip and Knee; Failed total hip or knee replacement; Infected total hip or knee replacement; Inflammatory Disease of the Hip and Knee (rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, lupus); Osteonecrosis (avascular necrosis) of the hip and knee as well as Post-traumatic Degenerative Joint Disease of the Hip and Knee.

Orthopedic Surgeons at KIMS Hospitals are the best knee replacement, hip replacement, and spinal cord specialists who ensure the best and speedy treatment. These specialists are now also available at KIMS Kondapur.

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