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Will I still be able to box after getting knee replacement surgery?

Will I still be able to box after getting knee replacement surgery?

Activity after TKA: That depends on the level of boxing you are participating in. At the recreational level, you should be fine. ...Read more

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Dr. Frederick Buechel
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Knee Replacement (Definition)

It is when a surgeon removes and exchanges some are all of the componets of your knee. The bottom end of the thigh bone(femur), the upper end of the shin bone(tibia) and the undersurface ...Read more


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Should i still be able to box after getting knee replacement surgery?

Should i still be able to box after getting knee replacement surgery?

Talk to your doc: Talk to your knee surgeon about suggested outcome and restrictions following treatment of your specific knee condition. Many factors enter into the advice you receive. ...Read more

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8 month since arthroscopic knee surgery, still hurts to walk. Do injections take pain away or should I get total knee replacement? Lots of pain :(

8 month since arthroscopic knee surgery, still hurts to walk. Do injections take pain away or should I get total knee replacement? Lots of pain :(

Post- op knee pain: Knee replacement depends on age and extent of damage. Still having pain could mean damage was too great to improve much, or you wern't given a chance3 to rehab it. Age is an important factor here. ...Read more

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Is it okay for me to box after getting a knee replacement surgery?

Is it okay for me to box after getting a knee replacement surgery?

Yes: Knee replacements can provide years of pain-free activities. The more aggressive the activity, the greater chance to cause problems down the road. Think of them like tires-how you treat them will affect their lifespan. Impact activities like running will shorten their lifespan, while knee-gliding activities like skiing place less stress on them. Chose your miles carefully ! ...Read more

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Is pain still normal nine weeks after total knee replacement surgery?

Is pain still normal nine weeks after total knee replacement surgery?

Yes: It varies quite a bit. Some parltients do really well even within a couple weeks of surgery, while others dolly improve over several months. If your surgeon is happy with how your knee and X-rays look, I would not be too concerned. Hopefully you will soon turn the corner and start feeling better. ...Read more

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I am 47 & i weigh 330 lbs., can I still have knee replacement surgery.?

I am 47 & i weigh 330 lbs., can I still have knee replacement surgery.?

Check your BMI: A patient's body mass index or bmi needs to be measured prior to surgery. There is solid scientific evidence to suggest that the results are compromised and the complication rate after knee replacement surgery is higher if a patient's bmi is over 40, even worse if the bmi is over 50. Weight loss to bring your bmi down prior to surgery is recommended. ...Read more

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I had knee replacement surgery 3 years ago i still have pain on the side of my knee and swelling?

I had knee replacement surgery 3 years ago i still have pain on the side of my knee and  swelling?

Not usual: The most common problem could be facing you. 1-lossing of the joint component. 2-subacute infection in the knee. 3-fracture and arthrofibrosis may also occur but are less common. ...Read more

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My husband, after knee replacement surgery in feb, 2011 still has general pain and trouble walking. His other knee is now not functioning properly .?

My husband, after knee replacement surgery in feb, 2011 still has general pain and trouble walking.  His other knee is now not functioning properly .?

May not be knees: The problem may not be coming from the knees themselves. Many who have knee arthritis also have lower back arthritis. Low back arthritis can result in spinal stenosis, which results in chronic leg pain, weakness, instability, difficulty walking. If his surgeon says the knees look like they're functioning well, then look for another pain origin, such as the back. ...Read more

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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.

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.

Let me explain: Knee replacement in young age have it is own problems? The joint made of certain alloys, it is artificial joints, those joint follow the law of wear and tear, so i would be careful with it. ...Read more