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How Do I Know If I Need Knee Replacement Surgery?

How Do I Know If I Need Knee Replacement Surgery?

When should I talk to my doctor about knee replacement surgery?
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Questions To Ask Your Doctor About Your Knee Pain

Questions To Ask Your Doctor About Your Knee Pain

Here’s a list of questions that may be helpful to ask your doctor when discussing your knee pain...
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What Is Causing My Knee Pain?

What Is Causing My Knee Pain?

The knee is the largest joint in the body. A healthy knee moves easily, allowing you to walk, turn, and do many other activities without pain.
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What Is Minimally Invasive Knee Surgery?

What Is Minimally Invasive Knee Surgery?

Traditional knee replacement surgery involves a long incision (8-to-12-inches) and a lengthy rehabilitation...
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Knee Pain Relief: Non-Surgical Treatments

Knee Pain Relief: Non-Surgical Treatments

When it comes to relieving knee pain, there are many different treatment options...
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Knee Pain Relief: Surgical Treatment Options

Knee Pain Relief: Surgical Treatment Options

Most people will not need knee surgery but, in many cases, surgery may be effective...
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What Is The Right Knee Surgery For Me?

What Is The Right Knee Surgery For Me?

Knee replacements have been highly successful for more than 30 years...
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When Is Knee Surgery Not Appropriate?

When Is Knee Surgery Not Appropriate?

Even though knee surgery may be an effective way to minimize or eliminate knee pain, your doctor may decide...
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Knee Replacement Surgery - Frequently Asked Questions

Knee Replacement Surgery - Frequently Asked Questions

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What Are The Risks Of Knee Surgery?

What Are The Risks Of Knee Surgery?

Knee replacements have been highly successful for more than 30 years...
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How Is Knee Replacement Surgery Performed?

How Is Knee Replacement Surgery Performed?

Knee replacement surgery is the same idea as having most things fixed—worn parts are taken out, and new parts...
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Knee Replacement Surgery For Women

Knee Replacement Surgery For Women

From the cells in their bodies to their taste in clothes, it’s no surprise that women are different from men...
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What Is Patello-Femoral Knee Replacement?

What Is Patello-Femoral Knee Replacement?

Your knee joint is comprised of three bones. Your thighbone (femur) sits on top...
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What Is Total Knee Replacement?

What Is Total Knee Replacement?

A total knee replacement is usually considered when the surfaces on both sides of the bones, as well as...
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What Are Zimmer Implants Made Of?

What Are Zimmer Implants Made Of?

As you’d expect, orthopedic implants are very “high tech.” Their designs can be quite complex...
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Treating Knee Pain With Surgery

Treating Knee Pain With Surgery

Most people will not need knee surgery, but, in many cases, surgery may be effective in minimizing or eliminating your knee pain...
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Questions To Ask When Considering Knee Surgery

Questions To Ask When Considering Knee Surgery

Here are some questions that may be helpful to ask your doctor...
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Day Of Knee Implant Surgery: Timeline

Day Of Knee Implant Surgery: Timeline

Knee replacement surgery is the same idea as having most things fixed—worn parts are taken out, and new parts...
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Preparing For Knee Surgery

Preparing For Knee Surgery

If you and your surgeon decide that knee replacement is right for you, a date will be scheduled for your surgery...
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Questions To Ask Before Knee Surgery

Questions To Ask Before Knee Surgery

Here’s a list of questions that may be helpful to ask your doctor before your knee surgery...
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What Can I Do To Help My New Knee Last?

What Can I Do To Help My New Knee Last?

The longevity of prosthetic knees varies from patient to patient. It depends on many factors, including your...
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How Soon Can I Get Back To Normal Activities?

How Soon Can I Get Back To Normal Activities?

In the months following your knee surgery, you’ll most likely be advised to take it easy and modify your positioning...
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What's Going To Happen After My Knee Surgery?

What's Going To Happen After My Knee Surgery?

Rehab begins as soon as you’re back in your hospital room. Your rehabilitation program will help you...
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Tips For When You're At Home

Tips For When You're At Home

It’s very important that you follow your surgeon’s instructions. Additionally, here are some suggestions...
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Postsurgical Knee Rehab

Postsurgical Knee Rehab

On the day after your surgery, you’ll get a visit from your physical therapist and begin learning...
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Regaining Mobility After Knee Surgery

Regaining Mobility After Knee Surgery

The following are some ways to help incorporate movement after you’ve had knee replacement surgery...
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