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What type of exercise bike is recommended for knee replacement therapy

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Dr. Michael Lee
Sports Medicine 18 years experience
Early : Early physical therapy is very important to obtain full range of motion in your knee after knee replacement. You should expect physical therapy two t... Read More
Dr. Kyle Ritter
Orthopedic Surgery 17 years experience
Depends on progress: Most patients receive physical therapy twice per day while in hospital and then usually 2-3 times per week after discharge from the hospital. Most pat... Read More

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 12 years experience
Too long to asnwer: Here, but there are some important goals, including safety, strengthening and walking. Hip rehab will include this plus reviewing universal hip precau... Read More
Dr. David Fisher
Orthopedic Surgery 39 years experience
Activity progression: Recovery from hip replacement is straight forward. The pain is easily managed with medications and rapidly eases. Most patients can walk with a walk... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gwo-Chin Lee
Orthopedic Surgery 23 years experience
Strengthening, etc: The cornerstone of therapy protocols following hip and knee replacement centers on gait training and strengthening. Hip replacement patients should f... Read More
Dr. Frederick Buechel, jr. md
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Depends on approach: There are basic precautions for the different hip surgical approaches so you need to ask your surgeon their protocol and approach . The same with knee... Read More
Dr. David Fisher
Orthopedic Surgery 39 years experience
Early movement: Rehabilitation following tha or tka involves early movement and strengthening of the muscles around the joint. Patients can often get out of bed and ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Qamar Khan
Pain Management 17 years experience
Likely: your range of motion may be limited. Speak with the surgeon regarding your options.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Purchase
Orthopedic Surgery 23 years experience
It depends: The specifics of each person's aftercare following orthopedic surgery, such as a total knee, will depend on your own unique presentation. This is a qu... Read More
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Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 29 years experience
Varies: Numbness is typically a neurological complaint. After a knee replacement, numbness can be related to an aggravation of a nerve in the back, or it can... Read More
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Dr. Harold Fields
Family Medicine 61 years experience
Scar tissue : See your operating orthopedist. He is the only one that can help. Good L
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Timothy Trainor
Orthopedic Surgery 29 years experience
Unlikely: Knee replacement is done to treat arthritis of the knee. If you are 33 years old, it is unlikely that you have severe arthritis in your knee unless y... Read More
A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Glover
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Anticoagulation: People at low risk for blood clots usually receive anticoagulation therapy post surgery for 1-2 days. The choice of anticoagulation therapy is usually... Read More

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