Non-surgical measures have advanced and can combat the problem amongst majority of the population. However, some people have severe arthritic knees or hips. These patients cannot often be managed without an operation. Surgical techniques have been developed over the last six decades with great success.Advanced techniques today allow less painful, quicker and more precise surgery. Pain control techniques can completely eliminate discomfort immediately after surgery. Hospital stay has gone down to a bare minimum, and recovery is quick with advanced rehabilitation. Despite all these advancements, older people still suffer pain and debility, even at the risk of complete dependence but are hesitant to undergo knee and hip replacement surgery!
Sports in India has become a rewarding field with easier access to sporting facilities; greater awareness about physical fitness has caused an exponential increase in the number of people engaging in sports. This may be at an amateur level or professional, but this has led to an increased number of people suffering from sports injuries. These are common musculoskeletal injuries and involve the ligaments, muscles, tendons or bone.