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Sports Medicine & Arthroscopy Today

  • Dr. Prashath S Gorur Dr. Prashath S Gorur
  • Aug 06, 2020


Our patient's lifestyle is changing and with it their injuries and expectations. Today's patients are no longer happy with casts and prolonged periods of rest. They want to get back quickly to work and more importantly to their active lifestyles be it running or recreational sports.

This is where sports medicine and Arthroscopy have come to the rescue. Over the past decade thremendous advances in technology and our understanding has lead to an ever increasing number of procedures that can be done precisely and Arthroscopically.

Our endeavour is to give evidence based care for ligament, cartilage, and joint problems that are in tune with the internationally accepted best practices. Appropriate rehabilitation and return to sports with comprehensive treatment strategies at affordable prices.

Symptoms for which to seek help
  • Knee or shoulder pain that started after twisting or playing
  • Swelling in the joints
  • Difficulty bending the joint
  • Locking or clicks in the joint with pain
  • Knee 'giving way' or buckling
  • Repeated shoulder dislocations
  • Repeated knee cap dislocations
  • Loose body in knee or shoulder
  • Joint pain
What is Arthroscopy or "Key Hole" surgery?
  • It is a minimally invasive surgery technique used to see, diagnose and treat joint problems
  • Surgeon introduces a miniature lens and lighting system through small holes in the knee or shoulder to see and treat problems in the joint.
Procedures offered
  • Arthroscopic ligament reconstructions (ACL, PCL)
  • Extra-articular ligament reconstructions(MCL,PLC,MPFL)
  • Arthroscopic Bankarts Repair for recurrent shoulder dislocations
  • Arthroscopic Rotator cuff repair
  • Cartilage surgery for focal cartilage defects (ACI, Mosaicplasty, Microfractures)
  • Meniscal repair
  • Sports specific rehabilitation
  • Ankle ligament reconstructions
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • PRP injections to accelerate healing
Advantages of Arthroscopy
  • Small incisions
  • Minimal postoperative pain and scars
  • 1 to 3 days hospital stay
  • Early return to walking and mobilization
  • Return to sports and active life
  • Accurate diagnosis of problems and treatment
  • Low risk of infection and other complications
  • Day care procedures