Knee Replacement Recovery Time & How to Speed up Your Recovery!

Conclusion

The most important thing to keep in mind about recovery after total and partial knee replacement surgery is that every patient is different. Your doctor can provide a personalized recovery schedule based on your individual needs.

So, please don’t compare yourself with other patients or people who talk about their experiences on blogs and social networks. Your experience can be completely different because it’s based on your unique combination of circumstances and how you handle them. The fact that you’re reading this article means that you’re already well on your way to a positive outcome.

Another critical recommendation we should highlight is to manage your expectations about knee replacement surgery. Ask your doctor what to expect and to what extent you will recover knee function. In some cases, the damage to the knee can be very extensive, and it can be difficult to recover the complete function and range of motion you had before you were diagnosed with osteoarthritis.

You just learned what to expect as you recover from knee replacement surgery. More importantly, it is essential to protect your articulation later on, when your recovery time is finished. That’s the only way you can extend the working life of your prosthetic knee.

References

Total Knee Replacement. Orthoinfo

Unicompartmental (Partial) Knee Replacement. Orthoinfo