Knee Surgery - After
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Copyright 2011 American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Tankersley WS, Mont MA, Hungerford DS: In: Rehabilitation Secrets.
Day of Surgery:
Total Knee Replacement Rehabilitation Protocol Click here for a comprehensive patient guide to knee replacement surgery.
Joint replacement involves surgery to replace the ends of bones in a damaged joint.
Rehabilitation typically begins on the day of or the day after surgery. The first few days consist of bed exercises designed to maintain or increase knee range of motion.