Knee replacement

What is Knee replacement?

It is surgical procedure in which damaged knee can be replaced by a prosthesis .The knee joint is replaced with prosthetic joint made from metallic material or some special material.

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fifteen years ago I had a knee replacement--i always had a stiffness in that leg but now it is getting worst--i have seen the doctor about having...

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Hello and welcome to HCM,

I had gone through the case and i will advise you to go for some investigation. It might be peripheral neuropathy....

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I fell on my knee 3 wks ago..3 yrs ago I had an arthroscopy and was told I would need a knee replacement in 5 yrs. Now my knee is swollen and blood...

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Knee replacement is done when knee is permanently damaged and deformed because of long standing conditions and not because of 3 weeks old...

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my mother is 76 years of age and needs to have a knee and hip replacement pls suggest on the consequences of the same

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Welcome to HealthcareMagic forum.
You can go for knee and hip replacement if she needs it badly. Regarding the surgery, if she can tolerate...

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