The 12 weeks of your knee replacement recovery period are very important. Committing to a plan and encouraging yourself to do as much as possible each day will help you heal faster. Rehabilitation begins right after you wake up from surgery.
The demand for total joint arthroplasty (TJA) is expected to outpace the orthopedic workforce, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
For patients with symptomatic, radiographic, moderate-to-severe osteoarthritis or osteonecrosis of the hip or knee, total joint arthroplasty (TJA) should not be delayed in order to pursue additional nonoperative treatments