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Knee replacement: Life changing or a disappointment?

August 24, 2016


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August 24, 2016

Life changing x 2. In comparing notes with others , I would stress the importance of PT. It appears that some of those who were disappointed had not devote their full energy to this.

Claire Renee
August 24, 2016

I think you are correct Deb. When I took my mom to her pre-op session the presenter emphasized that the outcome of knee surgery is largely in the hands of the patient. She encouraged the patients to do their pre-op exercises diligently and the same with the post op ones. My mom did so and her physiotherapist at the hospital was astounded at how well she did. She was in a lot of pain prior to her surgeries and was very motivated to have a good outcome.

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