JAMMU, Apr 20: Now a days, people suffering from obesity often worry whether there is any treatment available for obese patients suffering from joint problems? Answer to this is yes, it is available. Obese patients suffering from joint pains, problems can be treated very well with the long experience of surgeon and ultra modern techniques and can be relieved from pain. After getting treated, they can live a normal life.
Dr Avtar Singh, Chief Orthopedic Surgeon, Amandeep Hospital, Amritsar has already performed more than 1 Lakh surgeries of Hip, Knee and Orthopedic which included more than 1500 surgeries of such obese patients. Amandeep Hospital added a feather in its cap by launching navigation technique in North India at a time when most of the hospitals were even not able to think about the same.
Amandeep Hospital always tries to bring the latest technology available world-wide to Amritsar for the people of this region. Dr Avtar Singh is specialist in treating obese patients. Many obese patients visit him regularly for consultation & treatment. Balwinder Kaur (57 yrs) resident of Jammu, who is also obese, got treated by Dr Avtar Singh is now living a very satisfied life. She told the media “Few years ago, I was suffering from severe knee pain and life was just like a hell to me. My weight was 120 Kgs. I was not able to perform my daily jobs also. Then I somehow met Dr Avtar Singh of Amandeep Hospital, Amritsar, whom I believe is a second God for me. 2 years ago, I got my knees operated and my knees were replaced. Now, I am living normal life and doing my routine jobs very well.” There was severe pain in the knees of Balwinder Kaur. She consulted many surgeons in this regard but due to over-weight, no one was able to treat her. Then in 2015, she came to know about Amandeep Hospital. Dr Avtar Singh operated her with navigation technique and replaced her joints. Dr Avtar Singh informed the media that obese patients always fear about the success of their surgery. With vast experience of surgeon and latest computer techniques, obese patients can be treated successfully.
After 2 years of surgery, Balwinder Kaur is living normal life. Now, she can do her all routine works properly. Dr Avtar Singh continued that obese people do not need to worry anymore. They can be treated successfully with navigation technology. Now days, joints are improved and work like natural joints for approximately 30-35 years. While concluding, Dr Avtar Singh informed that on the heavy demand of business and serving fraternity, Amandeep Hospital Amritsar has started evening OPD on every Tuesday and Friday from 6.00 pm to 8.00 pm.