Joint Conservation and Sports Injuries Centre - MMHRC

With you at every step.

The Joint Conservation Center in our hospital is the first of its kind in the state. The Sports Injuries Center in the only department in south Tamilnadu to treat various sports injuries involving recreational sporting activities, professional sportsmen and women. Our team of joints specialists is adept at procedures like complex joint replacements and Joint preserving surgeries. We follow evidence-based care that includes precision diagnostics, targeted treatment and a dedicated team of rehabilitation professionals to get the patients back to their normal routines at the earliest.

Sports injuries:

We manage all kinds of sports injuries of shoulder joint, knee joint, ankle, elbow, as well as soft tissue injuries. Our state-of-the-art PRP machine is used for most tendon and soft tissue problems. The Ultrasound-guided high-volume injections help effectively treat longstanding tendon complications.

Arthroscopic surgery:

Two dedicated operation theaters, equipped with cutting-edge instruments, routinely perform minimally invasive keyhole arthroscopic surgeries. The surgeries performed include.


  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament reconstruction
  • Posterior Cruciate Ligament reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Meniscal repair
  • Arthroscopic Chondroplasty
  • Arthroscopic Debridement
  • Arthroscopic Loose body removal


  • Arthroscopic Bankart repair
  • Arthroscopic Arthrolysis
  • Arthroscopic SLAP repair
  • Arthroscopic Rotator cuff repair

Joint care:

We have dedicated Shoulder and Knee clinics catering to patients of all ages with affected joints. Joint conserving surgeries are performed to preserve their joints and regain mobility without pain. For cases with worn-out joints, we do replacements.

Joint Preserving surgeries:

  • Arthroscopic Chondroplasty
  • Arthroscopic Debridement
  • Arthroscopic Microfracture
  • Osteochondral transplantation
  • PRP injections
  • Realignment Osteotomy
  • Subchondroplasty

Joint Replacement surgeries:

  • Unicompartmental knee replacement
  • Primary total knee replacement
  • Primary total hip replacement
  • Reverse shoulder arthroplasty
  • Complex revision hip and knee replacement


Rehabilitation holds a prominent role in our treatment plan. Our committed therapists, specialized in sports medicine and joint care, endeavor to reduce or reverse functional loss and work towards early return to sporting activities or normal life. With our holistic approach, we assist our patients in post-operative rehabilitation as well as avoiding injuries, maintaining fitness, etc.

Our advanced functional sports rehabilitation features:

Physical equipment:

  • Isometrics
  • Isotonics
  • Isokinetics


  • Taping
  • Proprioceptive training
  • Pylometrics
  • Circuit training

Dr.UT Vassan

D.Ortho., FRCS (UK), M.Sc. Clinical Orthopedics (UK)

Senior consultant (HOD)


Dr.Naresh Dhanakodi

DNB (Ortho.), Fellow in Arthroplasty & Joint Preserving Technique (Germany)



Dr.Prabu Vairavan

MS (Ortho.)


Rehabilitation team:


MPT (Ortho.)



MPT (Sports), M.Sc. (App. Psy.), Ph.D