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Two days after total knee replacement surgery, the patient begins physical therapy, which is a key element of postoperative rehabilitation, states MedicineNet. To provide stabilization, the patient must use a knee brace ... More »

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The Hospital for Special Surgery, with locations in several states, provides support and qualified physicians for patients who prefer minimally invasive knee surgery, according to HHS. The hospital claims that HSS surgeo... More »

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As of March 2015, the newest type of knee replacement surgery is a quadriceps-sparing, minimally-invasive total knee replacement, according to the University of Washington Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine. The surgical te... More »

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Handling a knee replacement involves pushing through a great deal of initial incapacitation, pain and following a protracted schedule of recovery through physical therapy, according to MedicineNet.com. Having emotional a... More »

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Rehabilitation following total knee replacement surgery starts immediately within the first 24 hours, says Healthline. Using the artificial knee is critical for faster healing and to increase the chance of attaining long... More »

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Patients who undergo knee manipulation after total knee replacement surgery experience substantially improved range of motion, flexion and other knee functions, reports The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. While the pa... More »

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A rehabilitation program following knee replacement surgery involves knee exercises such as ankle pumps and circles, thigh squeezes, heel slides, leg slides, and lying kicks, according to Alina Health. These exercises he... More »

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