After total knee replacement in Cooper City majority of patients report substantial or complete relief of their arthritic symptoms once they have recovered. Patients often have physical therapy after surgery.
The majority of people who have Total Knee Replacement (TKR) surgery experience dramatic pain relief and are able to return to the activities they enjoy.
A total knee replacement (TKR) is usually done as the surgical treatment option for advanced osteoarthritis of the knee joint. Physical therapy will be a very important part of your recovery from a total or partial knee replacement beginning the day after surgery at the inpatient level.
Total Knee Replacement in Cooper City
After surgery, the therapists help you get out of bed and start to put some weight through the affected leg. You will then work up to walking with a walker or crutches and be given some exercises to start getting the muscles in your legs working.
Total rehabilitation time following surgery ranges greatly but is typically 3-5 months. After total knee replacement our team will work to accomplish a few goals during your therapy including improving range of motion to a functional level for both bending and straightening.