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How useful is a total knee replacement?

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Dr. Thomas Deberardino
Orthopedic Surgery
5 doctors agree

In brief: VERY, if indicated

Total knee replacement (tkr) is a real success stories of modern medicine.
When indicated, a tkr can be a overall health game changer. Tkr recipients usually regain levels of activity that became otherwise impossible or intolerable (walking, biking, stair climbing). Aerobic exercise in turn provides excellent support for overall cardiopulmonary health. Discuss tkr with your orthpaedic surgeon.

In brief: VERY, if indicated

Total knee replacement (tkr) is a real success stories of modern medicine.
When indicated, a tkr can be a overall health game changer. Tkr recipients usually regain levels of activity that became otherwise impossible or intolerable (walking, biking, stair climbing). Aerobic exercise in turn provides excellent support for overall cardiopulmonary health. Discuss tkr with your orthpaedic surgeon.
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
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Dr. Joel McClurg
Orthopedic Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Life changing

In the right expert hands and in the right patient knee replacement surgery can be life changing.
When patients have exhausted conservative treatments and are medically health there are fewer patients that are more pleased after surgery than total knee patients.

In brief: Life changing

In the right expert hands and in the right patient knee replacement surgery can be life changing.
When patients have exhausted conservative treatments and are medically health there are fewer patients that are more pleased after surgery than total knee patients.
Dr. Joel McClurg
Dr. Joel McClurg
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Dr. David Fisher
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Very useful

For patients suffering from arthritis in the knee, a total knee replacement can relieve pain and improve function.
This may include walking, hiking, stair climbing and some sport activities. This will depend on your abilities and the advice of your surgeon.

In brief: Very useful

For patients suffering from arthritis in the knee, a total knee replacement can relieve pain and improve function.
This may include walking, hiking, stair climbing and some sport activities. This will depend on your abilities and the advice of your surgeon.
Dr. David Fisher
Dr. David Fisher
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