Arthroscopic (or keyhole ) surgery is very common for people who have all manner of trouble with their joints.
Knee arthroscopy is carried out for many conditions. This can include arthroscopy procedure as a diagnostic measure to clarify the cause of symptoms and also as a form of treatment where surgery can be carried out at the same time. If you are having symptoms such as swelling, locking, giving way or a sense of play or instability from a joint then you may well go in for an arthrospic review. People who have all stages of degenerative joint changes, cruciate ligament issues, cartilage tears & more may have arthroscopy. It is a fairly common procedure and this short series of lessons is designed to help you make a good recovery
Succesful rehabilitation after surgery is dependent upon many factors.
Some of those factors can be outside your control but there are some imporant processes which you can follow which will definately improve your chance of having the best outcome you can possibly achieve.
As with any process directed toward a medical intervention you mustn't take risks. It would be foolish to cause yourself pain or take a risk, so if you are unsure whether you should do these processes, then ask your physician or physical therapist.
During this process you will be working with guided imagery and the entire process is done in lying.