Total Knee Replacement

11 Things No One Tells You About Having a Total Knee Replacement

11 Things No One Tells You About Having A Total Knee Replacement

A total knee replacement is the most common orthopedic procedure in the United States. Over half a million(and rising) total knee replacements are done annually. Despite the increasing numbers and familiarity with knee replacements, there are many things that no one tells you about recovering from the surgery. Some of them are quite helpful in …

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Clicking After a Total Knee Replacement: Is this Normal?

Clicking After A Total Knee Replacement Is This Normal

Many patients post-total knee replacement will experience clicking or popping in the knee. This is typically a normal part of the healing process and should not be cause for alarm. The clicking noise can happen when you bend and straighten your knee, but it may also occur without any movement at all and just standing …

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Can a Total Knee Replacement Fix Being Bow-Legged?

Can A Total Knee Replacement Fix Being Bow-Legged

One of the most common questions that bow-legged people have is whether they will be able to fix their bow-legs through a total knee replacement. Being bow-legged affects more people than one might think and can lead to medial knee arthritis. This article reviews bow-leggedness and if a total knee replacement can fix it. What …

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Can a Total Knee Replacement Cause Neuropathy?

Can A Total Knee Replacement Cause Neuropathy - A Helpful Guide

A total knee replacement is a surgical procedure that replaces the end of your femur with an artificial joint and removes the damaged cartilage between it. It’s one of the most common surgical procedures performed in the United States. When people have total knee replacements, they may experience pain in their feet and legs as …

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Decreasing Swelling After a Total Shoulder Replacement – A Helpful Guide

Decrease Swelling

A Total Shoulder Replacement is a surgical procedure that is done to correct joint damage that has not improved with rehabilitation. While this surgery is not as common as your standard total knee and hip, you can expect similar results from the surgery.  Post total shoulder replacement you can expect pain, stiffness, bruising, and increased …

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Can a Total Knee Replacement Cause Hip Pain? A Helpful Guide

Can A Total Knee Replacement Cause Hip Pain?

Can a total knee replacement cause hip pain? It is not uncommon for patients to experience pain in both joints at the same time. In fact, there are many reasons why your hip might be more painful after a total knee replacement. There is a lot of additional stress placed on the body after surgery …

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Does having a Total Knee Replacement Hurt? What’s Normal and What’s Expected

Does having a knee replacement hurt? a helpful guide

Many people wonder if having a total knee replacement hurts. The answer is yes, but there are many ways to treat the pain caused by this surgery. We’ll review when the pain is most severe, what causes pain to increase, and what you can do to make the pain levels manageable. In the United States, …

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Pain 1 Year After a Knee Replacement – Is This Normal?

Pain 1 year after a knee replacement

A knee replacement surgery can be a life-changing procedure! The vast majority of patients have a great reduction in pain and a significant improvement in quality of life. But is it normal to have pain after one-year post surgery? This article will guide you through the expected recovery timeline for a total knee replacement, how …

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When Can I Drive After a Knee Replacement – A Helpful Guide

When Can I Drive After A Knee Replacement

One of the most common questions we get after a total knee replacement is, “when can I drive again?” Even though everyone heals at different rates, we can help you determine when it’s safe to drive after a knee replacement. It also makes a difference whether you have a knee replacement on the right knee …

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Skiing After a Total Knee Replacement – What You Need to Know

Skiing After A Total Knee Replacement

A total knee replacement can be an intimidating procedure. Yet, the vast majority of patients have significant improvements to the quality of life and recreational activities! If returning to skiing is on your radar, you’ll likely have great success. There are a few things you’ll need to know about approaching this goal after a total …

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