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What Is The Average Recovery And Rehabilitation Time After A Knee Replacement
3 months: Most patients can perform most activities 6 weeks after the surgery and feel almost normal at 3 months after the surgery. Some patients require up to 3 months of therapy, but most are able to transition to a home exercise program six weeks after surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Motion: The common response is to improve range motion, decrease swelling, and decrease incidence of scar tissue while training as an athlete to become fitter and stronger. We believe that rehabilitation begins before surgery to have the highest tissue quality possible and to be as fit and strong as possible before surgery to have better outcomes after surgery. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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?
8-12 weeks: It depend on the patient general condition but this the average time. ...Read more
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
In terms of recovery time and pain which is better -- a knee reconstruction or a knee replacement?
Use Advil (ibuprofen) for relief. How long is typical time table for pain/recovery of total knee replacement of both knees?
3 months: The recovery time for bilateral replacement is the same as for a single knee. It takes about 6 weeks to feel better than you did before surgery when walking and 3 months to return to all normal activities. I tell patients that it will be a year before you reach maximal improvement. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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