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If you are planning to travel after your total knee replacement, please discuss this with us so we can work together to develop a plan of a safe journey.If appropriate measures are taken, it is safe to travel after surgery without an increased risk of complication. Tell the TSA officer you have a knee replacement …

Staying Connected With Our Team

Tuesday, 20 October 2020 by

Before and after your total knee replacement, the majority of your care may be at home. This necessitates continued interaction with our clinical team. While our staff is always available in the office visit or by telephone, we have established an online patient portal with Force to manage your entire episode of care, from before …

To see the full benefit of knee replacement, an exercise program will be a necessary part of the recovery process. Exercise can reduce swelling, decrease pain, improve range-of-motion, build strength, improve balance and develop endurance. Most patients are able to return to sedentary jobs and activities such as driving within four to six weeks while …

What do I need to do again?

Tuesday, 20 October 2020 by

In 85% to 90% of people who have a total knee replacement, the knee implants used will last about 15 to 20 years or more. However, there are times when the original implant fails. This means that some patients who have a knee replacement may eventually need a second operation or revision to remove the …

Short Stay

Tuesday, 20 October 2020 by

Total knee replacement has become a very common procedure for the treatment of knee arthritis. This surgery is generally safe and when properly performed provides predictable and durable results. With advances in procedural techniques, anesthesia medications, pain management and rehabilitation, some people can now have a total knee replacement without spending a night in the …

Sleep After TKA

Tuesday, 20 October 2020 by

One of the most common complaints after total knee replacement is difficulty sleeping. The most common cause of sleep disruption is pain. The knee may feel stiff and you are not comfortable in any sleep position. It has been reported that more than half of patients wake up with pain or stiffness after total knee …

Total knee replacement has become a very common procedure for the treatment of knee arthritis. This surgery is generally safe and when properly performed provides predictable and durable results. If you are considering total knee replacement, we will discuss with you the possibility of participating in physical and recreational activities, including sports following surgery. As …

Total knee replacement has become a very common procedure for the treatment of knee arthritis. This surgery is generally safe and when properly performed provides predictable and durable results. However, there are patients that are smokers or use nicotine products that may impact the outcome of the procedure. Make sure you let us know if …

Metal Allergy

Saturday, 20 July 2019 by

Total knee replacement has become a very common procedure for the treatment of knee arthritis. This surgery is generally safe and when properly performed provides predictable and durable results. However, there are reports that patients may be allergic to the metal in the implant, but metal allergies are uncommon. Make sure you let us know …

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