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.
Yes. My assistant in the or is a 8th degree black belt in karate with a total knee. You still need to protect your head and keep your gloves up!

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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...

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...
Depends on diagnosis. Arthroscopic debridement of a knee with degenerative disease without locking symptoms has been shown in numerous studies to not change the natural course of the disorder knee replacement hurt as well the question is can a new knee reduce your pain this depends on how much pain you are in now and how does this compare to the average total knee outcome your surgeon is the best person to ask. Read more...
Maybe. Without knowing the reason for the scope and the underlying pathology in your knee, the question is hard to answer. If your primary problem is oa then injections and pt may help. The injection may need either viscosupplementation or a steroid injection. If your oa is bad and you have failed injections and pt, then you may need a total knee to try and control your pain. Read more...

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

Boxing after TKA. Qualified yes. Not likely at an elite level of competition. Kick boxing or cage fighting not recommended. Read more...
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...

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

Yes. Weight is not a reason not to do a knee replacement, but the results from the surgery and the complication rate is considerably poorer than those of normal weight. Read more...
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...

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...

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...