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How long after a partial knee replacement can you walk without much pain and swelling?

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Dr. Frederick Buechel, jr. md
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Within weeks

Most of my 500+ patients after their partial knee replacements have about 3-4 days of mild to moderate pain and swelling.
They are instructed to walk around the house every hour that first week since they go home the same day. They use a walker or cane or crutches the first few days. Ice machines with knee wraps and stocking reduce the swelling and pain significantly. 2-3 weeks & 80-90% better.

In brief: Within weeks

Most of my 500+ patients after their partial knee replacements have about 3-4 days of mild to moderate pain and swelling.
They are instructed to walk around the house every hour that first week since they go home the same day. They use a walker or cane or crutches the first few days. Ice machines with knee wraps and stocking reduce the swelling and pain significantly. 2-3 weeks & 80-90% better.
Dr. Frederick Buechel, jr. md
Dr. Frederick Buechel, jr. md
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Dr. Kenneth Tepper
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Can be short

Recovery from a partial knee can be as quick as a few weeks.
Partial knee recovery is much quicker than a total knee.

In brief: Can be short

Recovery from a partial knee can be as quick as a few weeks.
Partial knee recovery is much quicker than a total knee.
Dr. Kenneth Tepper
Dr. Kenneth Tepper
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