A partial knee replacement is a surgical procedure that is used to replace only part of a damaged knee. Contrary to a total knee replacement, which replaces the entire knee joint, a partial replacement only replaces the ... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

A partial knee replacement works by removing the affected knee joint's damaged bone and tissue and replacing these with a prosthetic, which is an artificial implant, explains MedlinePlus. The surgical procedure replaces ... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Patients having partial knee replacements versus those having full knee replacements have shorter recovery times and a more rapid return to normal activities. Recipients of partial knee replacements have a greater range ... More » Health Conditions & Diseases
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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 Having emotional a... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

The time it takes to fully recover from a knee replacement is typically 12 weeks, according to Healthline. However, it's extremely important that a patient should adhere to the daily goals of recovery after surgery in or... More »

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

Following knee replacement, patients experience mild to moderate pain for a few days to a few weeks, according to the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons. After the recuperation period, patients still have an a... More » Health Conditions & Diseases