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Orthopedic Doctor in Mohali

Dr. Vivek Kochar is the best orthopedic doctor in Mohali with an experience of more than 12 years.

He has special interest in the field of joint replacement, sports medicine, joint arthroscopy and management of fractures. He has performed more than 2500 joint replacement surgeries and more than 500 joint arthroscopy surgeries.

Served as a consultant at Fortis hospital, Max hospital and Paras hospital in Mohali. He has also worked at various leading hospital in Delhi and done numerous international fellowships.

Discuss your joint’s health with the best orthopedic doctor in Mohali today.”

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Patient's Ask

Q1) Will I be able to sit cross legged after surgery?

A1) Yes You Can sit cross legged after surgery with the availability of high flexion joints.

Q2) How long does it take to start walking after surgery?

A2) It takes less than 24 hours to start walking after surgery.

Q.3 What is the difference between knee replacement, knee resurfacing and knee capping ?

A.3 They all are different names for the same procedure.

Q.4 What is the most common material from which the joints are made ?

A.4 They are made of either CoCr (cobalt chromium) or Ti (Titanium) alloys.

Q.5 How long will my knee replacement surgery last ?

A.5 Expected survival of implant of knee replacement surgery varies from 15-25 years.

Q .1 What is the indications for ACL surgery?

A.1 Patients having complete or high grade tear of ACL associated with instability generally require ACL surgery.

Q.2 What if I don’t undertake the ACL surgery inspite of having a complete ACL tear?

A.2 There are high chances of having secondary meniscal tears, cartilage injuries and early degeneration of knees.

Q.3 How long does it take for ACL graft to fuse?

A.3 As the graft develops a new blood supply within the knee after surgery, the new cells remodel the graft and it becomes stronger. By 9 months graft will look and function like a new ligament and should be strong enough to cope with a full return to sports

Q.4 What is success rate of patients that have ACL surgery?

A.4 ACL reconstruction is a very successful surgery and has a success rate of more than 95 percent.

Q.5 How long after ACL surgery can you fully bend your knee?

A.5 It usually takes 3-6 weeks post surgery for you to fully bend your knee

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