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What type of excersises should i do with replacement knees

A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
Family Medicine 44 years experience
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
Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 31 years experience
Clunk: A clunk is common wit hmedial lateral stress avoid strange poistion if they dont have a little medlateralplay then the joints are tight and too stiff ... Read More

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Ferguson
Orthopedic Surgery 19 years experience
Low impact: Cycling and swimming are good. Most any low impact exercises are ok after total knee replacement.
Dr. John Dearborn
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 30 years experience
Stationary bike: I really like the stationary bike as a form of exercise for knee replacement patients. Body weight is eliminated, quad strength is improved and weight... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Ferguson
Orthopedic Surgery 19 years experience
Not likely: Usually skiing injuries to the knee involve cartilage or ligament injuries that can be treated with arthroscopic surgery if surgery is needed.
Dr. John Dearborn
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 30 years experience
More minor: Twisting the knee while skiing most commonly results in a ligament injury, usually the acl. Occasional a cartilage tear can occur. The extent of the... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Wolff
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Don't think so: The wrist is a much more complex joint than the knees, but replacements can be performed at specialized centers.
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Family Medicine 31 years experience
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
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Trettin
Orthopedic Surgery 33 years experience
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 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Denise Octaviani
Family Medicine 30 years experience
Which treatments?: Which medications or other treatments have you tried?
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Dearborn
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 30 years experience
Pain and swelling: Implant loosening causes pain, especially with weight bearing. The knee generally will make more lubricating fluid as well, causing swelling.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Blake Miller
Orthopedic Surgery 13 years experience
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
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Qamar Khan
Pain Management 17 years experience
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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