U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

Best ways to stay in shape after knee surgery

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Prager
Sports Medicine 42 years experience
Depends: If you mean from a cardio standpoint it depends what kind of knee surgery you had. You should be asking your orthoedic surgeon this question as he/she... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Shapiro
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 37 years experience
Loose fitting: After knee surgery it is very common to have swelling in the operative leg for some time. It varies greatly from patient to patient. ear loose fitting... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sean Gallagher
Orthopedic Surgery 15 years experience
RICE: Rest, ice, compression, elevation.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
Orthopedic Surgery 42 years experience
Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) or Vicodin.: These are the two that we use. They are very effective, however, they are addictive. We usually prescribe it one time only, with no refills, for almos... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Bates
Family Medicine 8 years experience
See Physical Therapy: seeing a physical therapist would be the best thing to do to get specific recommendations for the type of injury you had. See your primary care doc fo... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Chimenti
Sports Medicine 27 years experience
Low impact: You still need to exercise for health benefits. Low impact is always favored. This would include indoor swimming, biking, elliptical machine use. Walk... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Chang
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 21 years experience
See this: After a joint replacement, you can check: http://orthoinfo.Aaos.Org/topic.Cfm?Topic=a00301 after knee arthroscopy, you can check: http://orthoinfo.... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Hampton
Orthopedic Surgery 15 years experience
It Depends: This is a question that lots of surgeons have different opinions on. Using your own tissue is likely the "gold standard" but lots of people have great... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 57 years experience
See a dermatologist: Begin with diagnosis. It might be something other than fungus. If it is fungus it may be acceptable to merely keep the nails trimmed and ventilated. B... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jimmy Bowen
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 34 years experience
Post surgical knee: Multiple medication choices other than percocet. Also ice is help full. Don't put it directly on skin and only do for 20 minutes at a time. Call you s... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership