Table of contents
- 1 When is knee replacement surgery in Poland needed?
- 2 How is knee replacement surgery in Poland done?
- 3 What materials are used for knee replacement surgery in Poland and how are they kept in place?
- 4 How long should I stay in Poland?
- 5 What anesthesia is used for knee replacement surgery in Poland?
- 6 How long does it take to recover from knee replacement surgery in Poland?
- 7 Can my Polish doctor speak English?
- 8 What can I expect during recovery and rehabilitation from knee replacement?
When is knee replacement surgery in Poland needed?
Knee replacement in Poland may be needed if you suffer from any type of arthritis. The most common types of arthritis, which cause knee problems are osteoarthritis (usually age-related), rheumatoid arthritis (which is a chronic inflammation) and post-traumatic arthritis (following an injury).
Nevertheless, you should consider a cheap knee replacement surgery in Poland if you suffer from any of the following symptoms: pain and knee mobility limitations, disorders at knee functions, obesity, connective tissue disorders, especially if you have already tried physical therapy, exercising, drugs treatment or steroid injections, and it did not help ease your pain.
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How is knee replacement surgery in Poland done?
We are offering our patients a cheap minimally invasive knee replacement surgery in Poland. During this surgery, the surgeon makes an incision down the center of the knee, which is about 8 to 10 inches long, removes the arthritically damaged areas, resurfaces the kneecap or patella and attaches a prosthesis. Then the surgeon tests knee range of motion. Lastly, the doctor performs stitches at the incision.
What materials are used for knee replacement surgery in Poland and how are they kept in place?
At Beauty Poland, we are using high tech Zimmer NexGen Biomet total prosthesis, which is an excellent and most trusted knee implant system. Knee implants consist of a few different materials (metals and plastic). The materials are extremely durable and biocompatible, which means that they are not reacting with the body, do not cause any allergies and will not be rejected by your body.
How long should I stay in Poland?
You should stay in Poland for at least 13 days.
What anesthesia is used for knee replacement surgery in Poland?
During the affordable knee replacement surgery in Poland general anesthesia is used. It means you would be put down to sleep for the time of the surgery.
How long does it take to recover from knee replacement surgery in Poland?
Usually, it takes 3 months to return to most activities, however full relief of pain takes place after about 6 months in some cases in might take up to 1 year after the affordable knee surgery in Poland. Healing and recovery time also depends on each patient individually, general health and condition before the treatment.
Can my Polish doctor speak English?
Beauty Poland is working only with highly-qualified surgeons. It means, that they are not only the best at what they do on daily basis but they also have a lot of other, very important skills. Polish doctors speak English very well, so there is no issue of miscommunication. You can freely talk to your surgeon!
What can I expect during recovery and rehabilitation from knee replacement?
During the recovery period you should be prepared for some amount of pain and discomfort, however day by day it will become less noticeable. Remember to eat healthily, and progressively return to your normal activities. You should also continue the rehabilitation and exercising, as it will allow your safe and quicker return to full health. After the surgery in Poland, you will have a consultation with a physiotherapist, who will help you with the exercise plan, to which you should stick after coming back home.
If you have any more questions, feel free to contact our team, we will be glad to help you book affordable knee replacement surgery in Poland!