What happens after the knee replacement surgery?

Following your procedure, you will be taken to the recovery room where you will remain until your vital signs are stable. You will be moved to a hospital room where you can expect to remain for several days.

Physical therapy is important after knee replacement surgery. Patients usually start using a continuous passive motion machine right after the surgery. There will be an exercise program planned for you and you will be given the necessary medication so that you can perform the exercises. Your physical therapy needs to continue after you are discharged from the hospital as well.

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