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

A person may need a knee replacement when dealing with joint complications, such as arthritis, deformities or injury. This procedure basically deals with removal of a person's natural knee joint and replacing it with an ... More » Health Conditions & Diseases
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