Sunday, 7 May 2017
Steroid injections, physio and fish oils: what really works for painful knees?--- Dr Jayant Arora answers some of the common questions his patients ask about knee pain.
Does it matter if my knees pop or crack when I squat?
I have heard people talk about ACL and meniscal tears. What’s the difference?
I’ve got patellofemoral pain syndrome; should I give up my gym membership?
My knees are weak; should I avoid running?
I’ve been told that my knee pain is osteoarthritis and there’s nothing I can do. Is that really true?
I get occasional knee pain and my X-ray shows severe osteoarthritis; should I have a knee replacement?
Ever since I Googled “knee osteoarthritis” I have been bombarded by things to buy and try. How do I know what works and what doesn’t?
What about a steroid injection or Lubricating Gel injection?
Wednesday, 8 March 2017
Mr AD, a 67 -year-old gentleman seen two months after his bilateral knee replacement surgery done by Dr Jayant Arora , at Columbia Asia Hospital, Gurgaon. Patient has recovered well and has regained complete movement. This was possible due to advanced surgical techniques and high flex knee implants.
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Dr Jayant Arora
1. Gurgaon Knee and Shoulder Clinic.
Mon-Sat : 5.30- 8.00 pm
570, Sector 56, Behind Jalvayu towers.
For appointments contact 01244214431 or 9999847468 or visit www.gurgaonkneeandshoulderclinic.com
2.Columbia Asia Hospital
Mon - Sat 8.00- 4.00 pm
For appointments 01243989886
Tuesday, 7 March 2017
Friday, 15 August 2014
PSI uses advanced imaging to generate one-time-use instruments specific to each patient. A computed tomography (CT) or magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan is taken of the patient’s leg. A three dimensional bone model of the patient's knee is created based on the CT/MRI images. Dr Arora will then plan your surgery on this 3D image regarding overall alignment, femoral and tibial bone cuts and size of the implant needed. The detailed plan is then sent to the implant manufacturing unit based in USA and an engineer uses the data to fabricates a corresponding set of disposable cutting blocks or pin guides designed to help the surgeon position and align the implant during surgery. These jigs are then shipped to us for use during surgery.
These patient-specific surgical instruments are custom made for the precise alignment of patient’s knee.There are several distinct advantages of this technology. It removes multiple steps from the traditional surgical technique and shortens surgical time as most of the planning about size and placement of implants takes place preoperatively using computer software programme. This may lead to less blood loss and a lower risk of infection.
Patients are counseled about this technique at the clinic and once they have decided to proceed with custom made implants, an MRI/CT scan of the knee(s) is arranged at a designated center in Gurgaon.
The images are sent to USA/ Belgium for fabrication of patient matched bone cutting instruments. They are received after 2-3 weeks, following which the surgery can be done.
Video below explains the process of PSI in detail.
Monday, 10 February 2014
Rheumatoid arthritis can lead to crippling deformities in joints and unlike osteoarthritis which is seen in elderly population, it can affect us at any age. Rheumatoid arthritis is the second commonest type of arthritis due to which patients require a knee replacement surgery world wide.
Despite many advances in the medical treatment if this disease, severe joint damage can happen in-spite of medications and often such patients have to undergo replacement surgery of multiple joints for pain relief and to regain normal functional life.
We would like to share a story of thirty seven year old courageous school teacher suffering from crippling rheumatoid arthritis, that affected her at the age of seventeen.
The disease was aggressive and inspite of regular medications, she developed painful and stiff joints. She braved her condition with steely determination and a smile on her face. The disease progressed relentlessly, affecting both the knees. Gradually, the knees developed deformities, became very stiff and remained painful even at rest. Both the knees lost all the movement and were fixed in a bent position. She had started walking laboriously with a marked limp. This was affecting her physically as well as emotionally and she had started losing the mental battle against the crippling disease. In her quest to remain mobile, she tried rigorous physiotherapy and even took injections in the knee joints, all without any improvement in her condition. She visited us at Gurgaon Knee and Shoulder Clinic to consult Dr Jayant Arora, where the option of knee replacement surgery was discussed with her as a last resort to restore movements, relieve pain and improve walking. She was explained, that unlike most knee replacements, her surgery was not going to be straightforward and there were several issues that needed to be addressed. Since, she was nearly half the age as compared to a typical patient under going knee replacement, knee replacement made from a special material (Oxynium) was used instead of a standard metal implant. Oxynium implants are preferred in young patients undergoing knee replacement as that are stronger than metal implants and are expected to last longer. Our vastly experienced Surgeon performed the replacement of both knees at Columbia Asia Hospital using a modified surgical technique to account for stiff and tight muscles,deformed and weak bones. The rehabilitation was carefully planned and done under regular supervision, leading to a very quick recovery. Her colleagues were left amazed when she resumed working three months after surgery, able to walk normally, climb stairs and drive, as if there was never anything wrong in her knees. The only thing that didn't change was her infectious smile!
Monday, 6 January 2014
Sunday, 6 October 2013
Bilateral simultaneous Ceramic Hip replacement in Gurgaon performed by Dr Jayant Arora, using minimally invasive surgery (MIS) surgery.
Friday, 23 August 2013
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Saturday, 4 June 2011
From: Nilesh Kumar <email@example.com>
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Sent: Fri, June 3, 2011 3:44:04 AM
Subject: Total Hip Replacement for Mahendra Kumar
Dear Dr. Jayant / Rashmi,
On behalf of the Kumar family we'd like to send warm thanks for an excellent outcome of your services.
We appreciate your originality, the fact the pre-care, surgery and post-surgery activities were unique in nature and showed an "excellent skills presentation" of consciences.
It's not always easy to get this organised with such a short notice but you managed to do a great job of it.
Again, thank you, and we'd be pleased to recommend your services to anyone that may require your services.
Thanks and regards,
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Builtform Constructions Pty Ltd
West Ryde Village Construction Site
15 Chatham Road NSW 2114
Tel: 02 9858 2514| Fax: 02 9858 2572 | Mob: 0450 929 499
Tuesday, 3 May 2011
Dr Jayant Arora
MS(Ortho), DNB(Ortho), MRCS(Edinburgh)
Fellowship in Joint Replacement and Arthroscopic Surgery, Newcastle, UK
Senior Consultant Orthopedics and Joint Replacement Surgeon
Columbia Asia Hospital