Arthroscopy is a surgical procedure which involves the use of an arthroscope (a special instrument) to diagnose, examine and treat joint conditions which affects knee, shoulder, elbow, ankle, hip and wrist. The surgery involves an insertion of a narrow tube attached to a fibre-optic video camera through a small incision to get clear view of the affected joint on a high-definition video monitor.
Benefits offered by Arthroplasty:
- The sportsperson can return to his/her sports in most injuries.
- Surgery helps in protecting the affected area from any damage to the cartilage in future.
- Surgery offers high potential for normal functioning of the joints.