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what type of excersises should i do with replacement knees

A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
43 years experience Family Medicine
Knee snapping: Yes. At the extremes of the range of joint motion, sounds like "snapping" are more likely to occur in both normal and artificial joints. The frog-legg ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Ferguson
18 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Low impact: Cycling and swimming are good. Most any low impact exercises are ok after total knee replacement.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Ferguson
18 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Not likely: Usually skiing injuries to the knee involve cartilage or ligament injuries that can be treated with arthroscopic surgery if surgery is needed.
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Wolff
11 years experience Internal Medicine
Don't think so: The wrist is a much more complex joint than the knees, but replacements can be performed at specialized centers.
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A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
30 years experience Family Medicine
Water exercises: One of the best exercises for "bad knees" is to walk in the shallow end of a pool. Aquatic exercises are beneficial because they provide resistance w ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Trettin
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Best answered by a military md but from my experience the physical requirements required by military duty would preclude an applicant who had knee rep ... Read More
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Denise Octaviani
29 years experience Family Medicine
Which treatments?: Which medications or other treatments have you tried?
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Dearborn
29 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Pain and swelling: Implant loosening causes pain, especially with weight bearing. The knee generally will make more lubricating fluid as well, causing swelling.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Blake Miller
12 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Mortality TKR: This is certainly a complication of any surgery. It will be necessary to get medical clearance by your primary doctor and/or pulmonologist or cardiolo ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Qamar Khan
16 years experience Pain Management
See Ortho doc: you may need exercises to range your knee, however if there is something wrong with your replacement the orthopedic doc may need to further evaluate y ... Read More
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