November 2017

Stages of Your Knee Replacement Procedure

When pain in your knee begins to interfere with the activities that you enjoy or even the basic tasks that you complete each day, then consider having a knee replacement. This is a procedure performed that gives you a knee joint so that you have the support needed in your knee to walk, stand, and move around. The surgery often involves using metallic parts for reconstruction and is an ideal option if you have had an injury to this area of your body or who have other health issues that prevent the normal function of the knee.

Before surgery, you’ll meet with your doctor to discuss the reasons why it’s the best option to consider. You’ll also have exams to determine the severity of the condition of your knee to ensure that other treatments aren’t suitable. You’ll be able to ask questions before the surgery is scheduled and on the … Read the rest