Curodoc specializes in providing Knee Replacement Care at Home . We at curodoc have specially trained staff to handle elders undergoing knee replacement surgery. To know more about the post-knee replacement surgery scenario one must have some information about why usually knee replacement surgery is performed.
Reason to perform Knee replacement surgery.
Knee replacement surgery is recommended by doctors when the knee joint is worn or damaged, reducing your mobility and causing pain even while resting.
The most common reason for knee replacement surgery is osteoarthritis (A type of arthritis that occurs when flexible tissue at the ends of bones wears down degenerating joint cartilage and the underlying bone, most common from middle age onward. It causes pain and stiffness, especially in the hip, knee, and thumb joints.) Other health conditions that cause knee damage include:
Death of bone in the knee joint following blood supply problems.
Disorders that cause unusual bone growth.
Knee deformity with pain and loss of cartilage.
Who Goes Under Knee Replacement surgery?
Knee replacement is categorized under massive and long surgery. Physicians generally recommend surgery when other non-surgical treatments like physiotherapy and steroids are not showing results
Constant severe pain, swelling, and stiffness in the knee joint reducing mobility.
Pain to such an extent that it started hampering your day-to-day activities.
Sitting and standing becomes a task due to pain.
Recovery Post-knee replacement Surgery ft. Curodoc’s 24 hours Elderly care services at home.
Initially, the patient has to be in the hospital for at least 3-4 days, recovery time varies from person to person. Once the patient gets discharged from the hospital, he needs proper caretaking. Curodoc can help you hire an experienced and certified attendant for elderly near your location in minimum time. An attendant will be of great help to look after your patient’s basic and primary needs.
An attendant’s/caregiver’s duties and responsibilities towards the patient under 24 hours elderly care services at home.-
Support with mobility- The patient’s total mobility gets restricted in knee replacement surgery. Patients can take days to weeks to get back on their feet. An attendant will provide full mobility support while moving. He will be around the patient 24*7 Minimizing the risk of falling.
Hygiene assistance- assistance while washroom activities, sponging, diaper changing, oral hygiene, and grooming. An attendant will be responsible for the hygiene of the patient, he can also change linen in case they get spoiled.
Feeding assistance- looking after meals and nutrition intake of the patient. Helping in feeding, and preparing them light meals also come under the basic responsibilities of a caregiver.
Pain Management- The patient going under knee replacement surgery undoubtedly have to bear a lot of pain. An attendant can help soothe the pain by giving the medications on time, and by changing the posture. Maintaining healthy companionship also helps the patient to forget about the pain.
Assistance while light exercises- A caregiver will help the patient to recover mobility. He will assist the patient in the exercises prescribed by the physiotherapist. A caregiver will be around the patient at all times eliminating the risk of falling.
Give us a call at 8010380380 to hire an attendant, We will provide A GDA-Certified attendant, an experienced, humble and native attendant for your patient. Avail the best of Attendant for knee Replacement with Curodoc.