A 48-year-old member asked:
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how long after a partial knee replacement can you walk without much pain and swelling?

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Dr. Kenneth Tepper
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Can be short: Recovery from a partial knee can be as quick as a few weeks. Partial knee recovery is much quicker than a total knee.
Answered on Jan 26, 2017
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