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How Long Is Recovery From Knee Replacement Surgery
Total knee recovery: Full maturation period for a total knee is 12-18 months. This is to achieve final full motion ; strength ; the fluid motion you will have for many years to come. Most people will participate in 6-12 weeks of formal pt. However, somewhere between 4-12 weeks, people generally stop their formal therapy and continue there lifelong maintenance exercise program. Best outcomes require regular exercise. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My mom needs a knee replacement surgery. Condition grade iv, the other grade 3. Doing one knee first. How long is the average time for full recovery?
Variable: Every patient will recover at their own pace after a total knee replacement. Your recovery will be influenced by multiple variables, including your pre-op condition, severity of your arthritis, stiffness of your knee, the type of surgical approach used, and your motivation and active participation in your recovery process. Some "elderly" patients are still very healthy and recovery quickly. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My husband's patella tendon was torn during surgery for a total knee replacement. How will the recovery from the tendon injury effect tkr recovery?
It will definitely: prolong recovery to a degree as the patellar tendon is a significant part of knee stability and mobility. ...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.
Knee immobilizer: Depends on the surgeon. But most surgeons do not use the knee immobilizer after surgery. ...Read more
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