Arthroscopy or keyhole surgery is minimally invasive surgical procedure which is performed on a damaged joint with the help of an arthroscope. An endoscope is inserted into the joint through small joint.
The doctors advises MRI and X-Rays to reach a decision and performing the actual surgery. The doctors recommend arthroscopy in following cases:
Sports injuries are injuries that occur during sport, athletic activities, or exercising.
The ligament tear is commonly caused by the awkward landings or twisting ligament accidently. This leads to stress on the ligament beyond its normal range. The surgery is recommended only in the worst cases like partial or complete ligament tear.
Intra-articular treatments are most commonly used to treat osteoarthritis, acute gout, and rheumatoid arthritis of the knee. Intra-articular injections aim to increase lubrication, reduce pain, and improve the range of motion in a joint.