What is Arthrodesis?

Arthrodesis is a bone or joint fusion surgery performed to treat the arthritis pain in several body parts such as spine, ankle, finger, thumb, and wrists etcetera. In Arthrodesis, bones on the end of a joint are fused together.

How does Arthrodesis help?

Arthrodesis comes to practice when conservative treatments to treat osteoarthritis fail. It treats joint pain efficiently and eliminates complication of a surgery. 

How is Arthrodesis done?

What are the benefits and risks of Arthrodesis procedure?

Arthrodesis is a revolutionary technique to treat joint pain. However, it does come with certain risks and complications. 

The advantages of Arthrodesistreatment are:

  • It relieves severe joint pain.
  • It helps in achieving stability in the joint.
  • It improves alignment.
  • Patients can bear weight on the fused joint without any difficulties.

The risks associated with Arthrodesis treatment are:

  • Infection.
  • Bleeding and blood clots.
  • Nerve Injury.
  • Pain at the site of bone grafting and bone fusion.

The limitations of this procedure are:

  • Stiffness.
  • Failure of fusion.
  • Breakage of the implant.

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