TOTAL KNEE REPLACEMENT

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The following are very useful links from the internet that you can go through during the course of your treatment. The information given in these pages will answer most of your queries. Please consult Dr Srinivas if you have any further queries at any stage of your treatment.

Information on Arthritis - please look for Osteoarthritis if its wear and tear that you have and the relevant joint.

Exercises after Total Knee Replacement

General Information on Joint Replacements

Information about Total knee Replacement including an animated video

Activities that you may do after Knee Replacement - please confirm with Dr Srinivas all the activities that you intend to do.

Post operative recovery: (Please confirm with Dr Srinivas in your case - This is the typical course given)

The average duration of admission is 3-5 days after Knee Replacement.

You will be made to walk the day after the Knee Replacement

Before discharge from the hospital, please check with the doctor your medications/ tablets to take home and confirm with Dr Srinivas

You can drive a car by 6 weeks.

Please avoid international travel and check with Dr Srinivas when it is safe for air travel.

Please report to the hospital if you develop any of the following: Fever, increasing pain, increasing swelling of the knee and leg, an oozing or weeping wound,  shortness of breath or any other problems.