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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
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