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Healing from a knee replacement surgery begins almost immediately because the physical therapy begins within a day or two of the operation. Staying disciplined enough to stick with the therapy can be difficult but pays d...

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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 ...

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Complications from total knee replacement include implant failure, loss of motion in the knee, nerve damage, arterial injuries, wound complications, allergic reaction to metal parts, and blood clots. The most dangerous p...

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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...

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Asking a primary care doctor for a recommendation and checking coverage under an insurance plan are two of the first steps toward choosing the best surgeon for knee replacement surgery, according to Healthline. Family, f...

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To speed healing after a partial knee replacement surgery, patients should walk with an assistive device for up to four weeks, see a physical therapist for up to six months, exercise and avoid high-impact activities, rec...

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Maintaining a commitment to recovery and following the physician's recommendations for therapeutic exercises are two of the best ways to cope with knee replacement surgery, according to MedicineNet.com. The initial pain ...

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