knee replacement

Therapy After Knee Replacement

Joint replacement is very common nowadays. Among all replacements, knee replacements have been around the longest and are the most common.

The answer to the question, "Do I need therapy after knee replacement?" is definitely, YES. Sometimes, one can get by without therapy after a hip replacement, but not for knee.  

Pain usually is the main reason people pursue a joint replacement. A small percentage is due to pain caused by acute trauma. However, the majority is due to arthritis in the knee, especially in the “bone-on-bone” cases. Long-standing pain in the knee can lead to the following changes:

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