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Surgical Solutions for Advanced Knee Osteoarthritis(OA)

Surgical Solutions for Advanced Knee Osteoarthritis(OA)

February 3, 2021

Doctor in Article:

Surgical Solutions for Advanced Knee Osteoarthritis(OA)
Dr Tai Cheh Chin

Dr Tai Cheh Chin, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Orthopaedic Specialist Centre (OSC), explains why joint replacement surgery is a good option for patients with advanced osteoarthritis of the knee


Key Takeaways:

  • Prevalence of OA in those aged 65 or older is between 50-60%
  • There are 3 surgical procedures that can be done: Arthroscopy, Osteotomy and Knee Replacement Surgery
  • The patient should be back to normal after six weeks, and can return to physical activities after three months
  • Joint replacement can also be done for the ankle, shoulder, elbow, spine, finger and toe

Surgical Solutions for Advanced Knee OA

 

About OSC:

Orthopaedic Specialist Centre (OSC) is the brainchild of four highly-experienced Malaysian orthopaedic specialists, who have come together to create an innovative centre of excellence purely focused on bone and joint care. Using their decades of experience in practice, they have embarked on a new mission for Malaysian orthopaedics. At OSC, the patient’s journey from treatment to recovery is accompanied by elevated levels of personalised expertise and empathy, in order to make a real difference to our patients’ lives. In contrast to large, faceless hospitals, OSC is a uniquely intimate medical boutique, one that puts meticulous, tailored care at the heart of the patient experience. OSC aims to redefine orthopaedic care in Malaysia, by making world-class treatment comfortable, cost-effective and attainable for the whole community. For more information, please visit www.oscortho.my

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