Dr Yugal Karkhur is a pillar in the world of Orthopaedics & joint replacement with over ten years of invaluable service. His academic journey began at Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, progressing to impactful roles at renowned institutions like Lok Nayak Hospital and Sushruta Trauma Centre. Presently, he’s elevating patient care as the Senior Consultant in Orthopaedics and Joint Replacement at Narayana Superspeciality Hospital, Gurugram. Expanding his horizons, he ventured to the Missouri Orthopaedic Institute, USA, for specialized training in joint replacement and Adult hip preservation. His skill set also includes arthroscopic surgeries, a craft honed at Safdarjung Hospital’s Sports Injury Center. Beyond individual care, Dr Yugal collaborates with Gurgaon’s elite medical institutions like CK Birla Hospital and plays an instrumental role as the co-founder of Orthocure Surgery+ at Orthocure Clinics Pvt Ltd. His dedication to research is underscored by 17 peer-reviewed publications and accolades like the Young Ambassador Award from the Asia Pacific Orthopaedic Association in 2016.
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What is hip Replacement surgery?
When can I walk after surgery?
Can I squat & sit cross legged after surgery?
Can I run and cycle after surgery?
Can it increase my leg length?
Carving a distinct niche in the Indian medical landscape, Orthocure Healthcare emerges as the nation’s foremost chain of clinics dedicated exclusively to orthopaedic challenges. With an ethos grounded in excellence, Orthocure amalgamates the finest of Indian medical expertise with global collaborative insights, crafting what they proudly term “Centres of Excellence” in orthopaedic care. For those entrusting their orthopaedic concerns to Orthocure, this translates to avant-garde treatments, underscored by globally benchmarked best practices. Their commitment to advancing orthopaedic solutions ensures that patients always receive comprehensive, state-of-the-art care tailored to their unique needs.
Narayana Superspeciality Hospital stands as an epitome of medical excellence in Orthopaedics and beyond. Reflecting world-class quality, it ardently meets both national and international healthcare benchmarks. The hospital’s dedication extends beyond providing high-standard medical care—emphasising an unparalleled patient experience. Narayana guarantees an avant-garde approach to orthopaedic ailments with its state-of-the-art infrastructure, including cutting-edge Operation Theatres and Digital X-Ray facilities. Complementing this ethos is their team of distinguished superspecialists, allied with a compassionate nursing cadre, ensuring every patient receives an accurate diagnosis and exemplary medical care.
Hip prosthetics are often crafted from ceramic, plastic, or metal alloys.
This surgery generally takes between 1 to 2 hours.
Artificial hip joints can endure between 15 to 20 years with proper care.
Certainly, but initiate activities gradually, ideally under a physiotherapist’s guidance.
Yes, physiotherapy is essential for strengthening and restoring mobility after surgery.
Most patients commence walking, with assistance, within a couple of days after the surgery.
While feasible, the decision hinges on individual health and the surgeon’s recommendation.
THR is highly effective, with most patients experiencing significant mobility enhancement and pain reduction.
Factors like the patient’s health, quality of prosthetics, and post-operative care significantly influence success of surgery.