Total Knee Replacement in Chennai

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What is knee replacement / Arthroplasty?

Knee arthroplasty is a surgical procedure to restore the harmed or diseased knee joint with an artificial implant made of high-grade plastics, polymers, and metals. It reappeared the joints and replaced the bone. This procedure is basically to remove the pain and restore the function of individuals who have severe knee joint damage due to conditions like osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, post-traumatic arthritis, or other joint-related diseases. There are different types of knee replacement,i.e.,

  • Total knee replacement (replace the entire knee joint)
  • Partial knee replacement (only replace the damaged knee joint)
  • Complex Knee replacement for more severe case



  • Knee replacement is a successful surgery with long-term benefits for patients.
  • The advanced materials and techniques have improved the life span of article knee joints.
  • The recovery time can vary depending on factors like age, overall health condition, and severity of damaged knee.

When Total Knee Replacement is recommended?

Total knee replacement is recommended when the patients have severe damage in the knee joint, which affects the multiple compartments of the knee joints. Total knee replacement might be recommended:

  • Advanced osteoarthritis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Post-traumatic arthritis
  • Post-traumatic arthritis
  • Failure of previous treatments

Before recommending total knee replacement, surgeons evaluate various factors, including the patient’s age, overall health, severity of symptoms, imaging tests (X-rays, MRIs), and the impact of knee pain on the patient’s daily life. It’s important for individuals considering total knee replacement to have thorough discussions with their healthcare providers, understand the risks and benefits, and actively participate in the decision-making process regarding their treatment plan.

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Steps Involved In Knee Replacement Treatment

Initial Consultation and Evaluation

This step starts with the consultation of an orthopedic surgeon; during this, the surgeon will review your medical history, conduct some physical examination, and suggest some imaging tests such as X-ray, MRI, or CT scans to evaluate the damage to the knee joints.

Preparation for Surgery

If the surgeon suggests knee replacement surgery, you will receive instructions on preparing for this procedure. This involves lifestyle changes, medications, and discussing pre-existing medical conditions that could affect the surgery.

Surgery Day

You will be admitted to the hospital or surgical center on the day of the surgery; this procedure starts under general or regional anesthesia. Then, the surgeon will open your knee joint to replace the damaged part of the joints with artificial implants made with polymers, high-grade plastic, or metals.

Recovery in Hospital

After the surgery, you will shift to the recovery and hospital rooms. Physiotherapists will start working with you for some time or the next day of the surgery for gentle exercises and mobility tasks to support your recovery.

Postoperative Follow-ups

After discharge from the hospital, regular follow-up appointments with surgeons to monitor your progress, remove sutures or staples, assess healing, and address any concerns or complications that may happen.

Recovery and Return to Normal Activities

Recovery time will vary depending on factors like overall health condition, the severity of damages, age, etc. While some people may recover within a week, full recovery and return to normal activities may take several months.


How much does total knee replacement surgery cost in Chennai?

The average cost of total knee replacement is approximately ₹ 1.5 lakhs to 6 Lakhs, depending upon various factors like damage to the knee, type of surgery, postoperative care, etc.,


Why choose Shri Bone & Joint Clinic for Total Knee Replacement in Chennai?

Shri Bone & Joint Clinic is one of the best clinics for knee replacement; here, we have experienced doctors, professional and friendly staff, same-day appointments, call us 24/7, walk-ins accepted, and no extra cost. These are features available in our clinic
where you can get treatment at an affordable price.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a total knee replacement procedure?

It is also known as knee arthroplasty, a surgical procedure of resurfacing the knee damaged by arthritis with artificial implants such as metals, polymers, and high-grade plastics.

What is the average time for a total knee replacement?

Total knee replacement surgery takes two to three hours to replace the knee joints with artificial implants.

Can you recover from a total knee replacement?

Yes, you can recover from total knee replacement surgery. Usually, it takes one year to recover from this knee replacement.

How long is bed rest after knee replacement?

The bed rest after knee replacement will differ; it takes six weeks to recover. Most can care for themselves and return to normal activities within three to six weeks.

Which hospital is best for Knee replacement in Chennai?

Shri Bone & Joints Clinic for knee replacement is the best hospital in Chennai for knee replacement. You can call us here 24/7; experienced doctors are always available.

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Shri Bone & Joint clinic

#1, 2nd Main Road
Nehru Nagar
Chennai - 20.

Phone: 044 3549 0206

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Nelson Manickam Road,
Collectorate Colony, Aminjikarai,
Chennai - 600029.

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