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What is normal recovery after having a partial knee replacement?

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Dr. Kenneth Tepper
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Hopefully quick

Partial knee replacements tend to progress at a much faster rate than a total.
Often times, within one-two weeks, you should be getting around quite well without much pain.

In brief: Hopefully quick

Partial knee replacements tend to progress at a much faster rate than a total.
Often times, within one-two weeks, you should be getting around quite well without much pain.
Dr. Kenneth Tepper
Dr. Kenneth Tepper
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Dr. Frederick Buechel, jr. md
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Faster than totals

I agree that most patients are getting around pretty well after about 2 weeks.
Low impact activity is good for the first 4-6 weeks like walking, bicycling, golf, treadmill, elliptical machines. At 6-8 weeks higher level activity such as tennis can begin with less potential problems. Icing, elevation & compression stockings reduce the early swelling which improves wound healing and bending.

In brief: Faster than totals

I agree that most patients are getting around pretty well after about 2 weeks.
Low impact activity is good for the first 4-6 weeks like walking, bicycling, golf, treadmill, elliptical machines. At 6-8 weeks higher level activity such as tennis can begin with less potential problems. Icing, elevation & compression stockings reduce the early swelling which improves wound healing and bending.
Dr. Frederick Buechel, jr. md
Dr. Frederick Buechel, jr. md
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