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How soon after a total knee replacement can someone use a continuous passive motion exercise machine?

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Dr. Chittur Ananthakrishnan
Orthopedic Surgery - Reconstruction
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In brief: Right away

Cpm can be used immediately after surgery especially if a epidural catheter is in place.

In brief: Right away

Cpm can be used immediately after surgery especially if a epidural catheter is in place.
Dr. Chittur Ananthakrishnan
Dr. Chittur Ananthakrishnan
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Dr. John Michalski
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: CPM

I use it immediately starting in recovery room, but each surgeon has a plan.

In brief: CPM

I use it immediately starting in recovery room, but each surgeon has a plan.
Dr. John Michalski
Dr. John Michalski
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