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which is the best exercise equipment to use after a knee replacement

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Waldman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Maybe: It depends on what is causing the pain and how bad the pain is. There are many medical and non-surgical treatments for rheumatoid arthritis, but if r ... Read More
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Dr. Gwo-Chin Lee
23 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
If necessary: If necessary, when the joint is destroyed by rheumatoid disease, knee replacement can relieve pain and improve function. However, it is typically bes ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Regina Hillsman
44 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Knee: Walking and strengthening of the muscles in the leg are key, resistance bands work well also. Riding a staionary bike is also a great way of excersis ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Another option: I am not directly responding to your question. But I wanted to bring up option of acupuncture to reduce scar.
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Ask around Ur friend: U need 2 research this on ur own. I would ask friends who may have had it done. Remember that the unhappy speak louder than those who r happy. I would ... Read More
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Dr. Monica Wood
28 years experience Hand Surgery
There : There is no "best" surgeon, but there are better and worse ones. If you're willing to travel, there are a couple of places known for their studies an ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Have : Have you considered using medical acupuncture as an adjunct to your other forms of treatment? Acupuncture; which has been practiced for several thou ... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gwo-Chin Lee
23 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Low impact: The type of exercise depends on the timing following knee replacement. Initially, one focuses on range of motion exercises and learning how to walk p ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
50 years experience Internal Medicine
Proper exer crucial: And needs to be done by physical therapy experts in this area, either in an inpatient setting (if there are 'co-morbidities'--other significant medica ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Audie Rolnick
40 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Carefully : Can do gym workouts, swimming, walking, biking.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Possibly.: If your exercise consists of non-impact activities, such as swimming, biking or walking. Keeping your muscles strong and your body weight down, may de ... Read More

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