Harvard Men's Health Watch

How to get ready for a new knee

To speed your recovery and return to daily activities as soon as possible, start your rehab before surgery.

This year, an estimated 600,000 people, 35% of whom are men, will receive a new knee. And why not? By replacing a joint ravaged by osteoarthritis—the leading reason people have implants—you can return to a level of physical functioning and freedom that you have not enjoyed for years.

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