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A 69-year-old male asked:

Can rom be increased a year and a half after tkr.i have had tkr of the right leg?

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Dr. Blake Miller
Orthopedic Surgery 14 years experience
Typically not: No, most of your motion is gained within the first three months and be fully reached by about a year out. The gains you will have after that period will likely be negligible.

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