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A 23-year-old member asked:

How long is a person typically immobile after getting a double knee replacement?

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Dr. Barry Waldman
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 30 years experience
1 day: We typically have patients walk the day after bilateral total knee replacement. They usually use a walker for 3-5 weeks and then a cane for 3-5 weeks.
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Dr. Barry Waldman
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 30 years experience
1 day: We typically have patients walk the day after bilateral total knee replacement. They usually use a walker for 3-5 weeks and then a cane for 3-5 weeks.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.

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