Unicompartmental knee arthroplasty; Unicondylar knee replacement; Arthroplasty - unicompartmental knee
Most patients have a rapid recovery and have considerably less pain than they did before surgery.
Most patients go home the day after surgery (unlike the 3 or 4 days required by a total knee replacement). You can put your full weight on your knee immediately. There is usually less rehabilitation or physical therapy...Read more
Some patients who get a total knee replacement (TKR) develop a very stiff knee afterwards. Scar tissue and soft tissue contracture (tightening of the... Read more »
Is there a reason why patients stop kneeling after a partial knee replacement (PKR)? If there is, doctors and physical therapists haven't been able... Read more »
What can be done about joint stiffness after a total knee replacement (TKR)? When all else fails, the implant can be revised. But does this really... Read more »
When the pain of arthritis doesn't go away, replacing the problem joint may be an option. For the knee, the procedure to implant a new joint is... Read more »