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How can you sleep on side after total knee replacement surgery?
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Dr. Christopher Hajnik
Orthopedic Surgery - Reconstruction
3 doctors agree
In brief: Pillow
There is no physical reason preventing you from sleeping on your side.
You might try a pillow between your legs if you find it uncomfortable while your knee recovers.

In brief: Pillow
There is no physical reason preventing you from sleeping on your side.
You might try a pillow between your legs if you find it uncomfortable while your knee recovers.
Dr. Christopher Hajnik
Dr. Christopher Hajnik
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Dr. Daniel Haffner
Orthopedic Surgery
3 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
I do not restict my patients from sleeping on their side after knee replacement surgery.

In brief: Yes
I do not restict my patients from sleeping on their side after knee replacement surgery.
Dr. Daniel Haffner
Dr. Daniel Haffner
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Dr. Peter Ihle
Orthopedic Surgery
In brief: Wesy
All u have @ do is put a nice long soft pillow between ur legs and sleep away.
U may need 2 1 between knees & 1 between lower leg so it also remains suported.U can try all kinds of pillows and pack them around 4 comfort also.

In brief: Wesy
All u have @ do is put a nice long soft pillow between ur legs and sleep away.
U may need 2 1 between knees & 1 between lower leg so it also remains suported.U can try all kinds of pillows and pack them around 4 comfort also.
Dr. Peter Ihle
Dr. Peter Ihle
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