Knee Joint Replacement (cont.)
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What Are Treatment Options for Problems Incurred After Knee Joint Replacement?
Follow-up After a Knee Joint Replacement
Follow your orthopedist's recommended schedule of visits and physical therapy. If emergency problems arise, go to an emergency department and then follow up with your orthopedist. The emergency doctor may contact your orthopedist during your emergency department visit to discuss and coordinate care. He or she may take X-rays or blood tests to help with your evaluation.
What Is the Recovery Time for Knee Joint Replacement?
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Most people are back to knee full function in three to six months after knee joint replacement. Those who are diligent about postoperative physical therapy tend to do better.
What Is the Cost of Knee Joint Replacement?
The costs of total knee joint replacement vary greatly from state to state and region to region. Costs are directly related to varying insurance coverages.
Last Reviewed 11/20/2017
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