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How Long Is A Person Typically Immobile After Getting A Double Knee Replacement
Please tell me how long it takes for to get in and out of bed by yourself after a knee replacement?
2 days: Most patients are able to get in and out of bed by themselves within 2 days after knee replacement. Obesity and other health factors may affect this. The key is the return of quadriceps function and the ability to raise the leg up off the bed. Exercises to regain that strength will help. ...Read more
3 months: You'll be in the hospital 3-5 days. Then either to rehab facility or home with therapy continuing all along. You'll be walking within 1-2 weeks with a walker. The walker will continue 3-4 weeks then conversion to cane or nothing at all. Therapy will continue in 2nd month for range of motion and strength. Improved walking tolerance and stamina is expected in the 3rd month. ...Read more
How long after double knee replacement surgery will I likely be released to be able to drive? I want to have realistic expectations.
How long after knee replacement surgery can you go back 2 playing sports. I, m fit and well most of the time though i can get pain now nd again.
I had a medisic knee repair 1 yr ago and since then I have been in constant pain can't do the simplest thing do u think i could get knee replacement?
Shop around online: There are centers in the us where patients can have total joint replacement surgeries performed at "reasonable" fixed costs. You need to figure on at least $20, 000. There are medical tourism sites overseas but be very careful and cautious if you choose this option. If you were to encounter any complication you will be hard pressed to find medical assistance close to home. Research options online. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
8-12 weeks: It depend on the patient general condition but this the average time. ...Read more
Varies by patient : Everybody recovers differently after a total knee replacement. There are many variables that will influence the length of your recovery, including the shape our knee is in before surgery, how stiff your knee is and the amount of therapy and exercise you do. The more dedicated the patient is to his/her recovery, the quicker they will recover and the more successful the surgery will be. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pros and cons: The long term benefits of knee replacement include pain relief, improved mobility, improved function and better quality of life. The long term risks include infection and complications related to wear of the prosthesis or implant. With modern prosthetic materials, however, the life span of the knee replacement can often be in the 15-20 year range. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
6-12 weeks is normal: A double knee replacement is quite taxing on your body. Some people can go back in 4-6 weeks to a sedentary job. Most people can return in 6-12 weeks but they will be stiff and sore and need to move around a lot and often still feel achy and restless at 6 weeks. Most people are taking pain medication for 3-12 weeks after surgery. As you see this varies greatly from patient to patient. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can you tell me how much time does it take to get in and out of bed by yourself after a knee replacement?
In ; out of bed TKR: You should be able to get in and out of bed by yourself within 4-5 days post op. ...Read more
How long is the recovery from knee replacement? How long does it take to recover enough to return to normal activity after knee replacement?
Average : Average patient will use walker or crutches 4-6 weeks then transition to cane or no assistive devices. By 6 weeks, most patients are happy with their progress and pain relief but aren't quite up to normal walking speed. At three months, most patients should be walking normally. Improvement will continue for 1-2 years depending on level of pre-surgery disability. Patients can enhance recovery and overall benefits with exercises as prescribed by your physician and/or physical therapist. Of course, it also depends on the patient's overall health and motivation. ...Read more
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