Total Knee Arthroplasty is the replacement of the knee joint. Directly after surgery symptoms will include swelling, pain, stiffness, or loss of range of motion in the knee joint.
Physical Therapy Treatment Plan: After careful evaluation by the physical therapist, the first step in treating this condition is to reduce pain/inflammation and prevent knee stiffness. Treatments will include range of motion exercises, strengthening exercises and instruction in walking with or without an assistive device (walker/cane). Other treatments may include ice/heat and scar massage.
After your initial prescription for physical therapy is completed, your physician and physical therapist will decide if you need to continue physical therapy or if you will be discharged to a home exercise program.
This information is provided as a learning resource for the benefit of our patients. It is NOT INTENDED to replace personal consultation with your medical professionals.
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