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Knee replacement, can u still do normal stuff like surf?
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
3 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
You can do almost do anything with reason.

In brief: Yes
You can do almost do anything with reason.
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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Dr. Frederick Buechel, jr. md
Orthopedic Surgery
In brief: Almost anything
You can do most exercises or activity with a total knee replacement.
It is generally recommended however, not to perform repetitive high impact activity like jogging. Everything you do causes micro wear of your implants polyethylene bearing. So high loading cyclic activity and heavy pounding can accelerate the wear. Short runs are fine like in tennis. Bicycling, swimming, golf are all good.

In brief: Almost anything
You can do most exercises or activity with a total knee replacement.
It is generally recommended however, not to perform repetitive high impact activity like jogging. Everything you do causes micro wear of your implants polyethylene bearing. So high loading cyclic activity and heavy pounding can accelerate the wear. Short runs are fine like in tennis. Bicycling, swimming, golf are all good.
Dr. Frederick Buechel, jr. md
Dr. Frederick Buechel, jr. md
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