The rehabilitation process following total knee re-
placement is very important and can be quiet painful
at times. Proper rehabilitation post surgery helps you
to achieve the pain free full range of movement in
your operated knee.
In the hospital – Ambulation with walker, Range
of motion exercises, edema control by ice
At home – Begin ambulation with a cane as
tolerated and continue home exercise program.
Outpatient Physical therapy – Advanced
strengthening program, stationary cycling, walking
program, aquatic therapy.
Long term rehabilitation goals - Range of motion
from 100 – 120 degrees of knee flexion,
Independent with all activities of daily living.