In humans, a lot of large joints, which, like the complicated levers redistribute weight and ensure movements. The knee is just such joints and accounts for the entire mass of the human body. That is why diseases that are associated with the knee, are in first place in trauma practice. Knee replacement is used in cases where the painful joint stiffness makes it difficult even the simplest movement, and other well-known medical facilities have been tried. Basically, these operations are performed in patients older people with severe form of osteoarthritis.
Minimally invasive surgery is used to replace a knee joint requires a much smaller incision (7 to 11 centimeters), compared to traditional operations. Reducing pain, reduced recovery period, easing traffic due to the smaller amount of scar tissue after knee replacement – all to achieve minimally invasive surgery. Currently, minimally invasive surgery is using all over the world.
What happens after a Knee Replacement surgery? In normal case patient remains in the hospital after a Knee Replacement Surgery from three to five days. The vast majority of people who undergo such operations, significant improvements noticeable. They appear, as a rule, one month after surgery or later. The pain of a damaged joint, leaving as soon as a new sliding surface is formed during the operation. After knee replacement surgery patients try to stand and walk the next day. First, you can move around with the help of two parallel bars, then – relying on crutches, a walker or a cane until the knee will not be able to keep the total weight of your body. About six weeks later, most people can safely walk almost unaided. When power is restored muscle physiotherapy for who underwent knee replacement only limitation is people can’t running and jumping.
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