Knee arthroscopy surgery is a surgical technique which is performed by the surgeon to diagnose and treat any conditions related to the knee joints. The surgery is done by minimal invasive procedure in which small incision is made on the knee to insert a tiny camera like device known as arthroscope. The inside of the joint can be viewed through the inserted camera on a screen. Further the surgeon makes diagnosis of any underlying problem and even corrects it at the very moment with the help of some small instruments. This surgery can diagnose various problems in the knee joints such as- misaligned patella or even a torn meniscus. It can also repair the joint ligaments.
Who needs the Knee Arthroscopy Surgery?
In the case of extreme knee pain a knee arthroscopy surgery is advised by the doctor. To diagnose the reason for knee pain and further correcting the defect, this surgery is required. Knee arthroscopy surgery can be useful in correcting following knee problems-