The recovery time for double knee replacement surgery varies depending on the type of surgery performed, with short-term recovery lasting from several weeks to several months, according to Sutter Health. Long-term recove... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Exercises to build strength before a double knee replacement include thigh squeezes; ankle pumps and circles; leg slides; lying kicks; knee bends; sitting kicks; chair push-ups; and straight leg raises, explains Healthli... More » Health Fitness & Exercise Exercise

During knee replacement surgery, a surgeon removes the damaged joint tissue and replaces it with an artificial metal or plastic knee, according to WebMD. The surgeon attaches the artificial joint to the bone with surgica... More » Health Conditions & Diseases
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