Knee replacement, also known as knee arthroplasty, is a surgical procedure done to replace the weight-bearing surfaces of the knee joint to relieve pain and disability. Whether you actually need the surgery is a decision that you and your doctor, an orthopedic surgeon, carefully make together. More than 90% of people who have had their knees replaced see a huge improvement in pain and their ability to get around.
Are you recovering from Total Knee Replacement or TKR? Congratulations! You made it past the first hurdle! With a little attention and care, you will soon be back on your feet! Can’t figure what is allowed and what is not? Here is a simple guide to post-op healing to help you put your best foot forward!
Dr. Harish Bhende, an Arthroplasty Surgeon with 20 years of practice talks about how critical a knee replacement surgery is, the do’s and don’ts after a total knee replacement surgery, and how soon a patient can expect to go back to normalcy.