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Year : 2014  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 160-164
Role of integrated approach of yoga therapy in a failed post-total knee replacement of bilateral knees


Ebnezar Orthopedic Center, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

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M R YogithaBali
Ebnezar Orthopedic Center, Bilekahalli, BG Road, Bengaluru 560 076, Karnataka
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0973-6131.133932

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OA Knee is the most common arthritis. Knee replacement Surgeries are being done increasingly in the present times. This has led to the violation of the standard indications and when knees are replaced ignoring other co - musculoskeletal conditions it results in the surgery failing early. This is about a patient who encountered a failed TKR due to improper selection as patient had bilateral OA Hip that was ignored in the initial stages. To overcome the problem she was advised bilateral hip replacement which would leave her with four replacements in the lower limb. She refused surgery and was told there are no alternative treatment options. This patient underwent a 3 week integrated course of IAYT at our center and she made a remarkable recovery. IAYT is a good non-surgical treatment that can be affective both before and after knee replacement and it should be considered as the first choice of treatment before surgery.


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