A 44-year-old member asked:
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is it okay for me to box after getting a knee replacement surgery?

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Dr. John Michalski
36 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Boxing after TKA: Qualified yes. Not likely at an elite level of competition. Kick boxing or cage fighting not recommended.
Answered on Apr 16, 2017
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Dr. Scott Hacker
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Knee replacements can provide years of pain-free activities. The more aggressive the activity, the greater chance to cause problems down the road. Think of them like tires-how you treat them will affect their lifespan. Impact activities like running will shorten their lifespan, while knee-gliding activities like skiing place less stress on them. Chose your miles carefully !
Answered on Mar 30, 2013
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