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...
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I can tell my new knee replacement heats up inside after I start to exercise. It seems to happen most often after I walk 20 to 40 minutes. Biking the... Read more »
Do patients get better faster with an exercise program after a total knee replacement (TKR)? When should the rehab program be done? Two months after... Read more »
I've been exercising my new knee joint replacement every day for six months. I made great progress at first. But now I don't seem to be making any... Read more »
By Dr. Jonathan Krant, Health Expert
Q: I have been diagnosed with degenerative joint disease. I understand this is the same as osteoarthritis. It is primarily in my hips and knees. I am... Read more »
By Pattye Snyder, Health Expert
KEEPIN' THE FAITH I used to think I was a little different from many people, but as I "mature" (i.e. get older), I find that I'm terminally... Read more »
It's true that exercise after knee replacement surgery is important. But can you do these exercises on your own or do you need a clinic-based... Read more »
What's the best way to recover after a knee replacement? Is there a limit on how much exercise I can do?Right after your surgery, you will be seen by... Read more »
By Grant Cooper, Health Expert
If I'm going for a knee replacement for osteoarthritis, should I do physical therapy before the operation? If you are going for a total knee... Read more »
It's been two years since I had a knee replacement. My pain is much better, but I still can't climb stairs easily or get in and out of the tub... Read more »
Six months ago, I had an operation to replace my knee joint. This has helped with the pain, but I am weaker than before the operation. I am doing the... Read more »
Since my new hip replacement, I've become much more interested in exercise. I have no pain and feel like I could tackle some fun activities. I... Read more »
Over 200,000 knee replacements are done every year in the United States. People receiving new knee joints average 68 years old. A potential problem... Read more »