What care can I expect after knee replacement surgery?

Travis M. Hendry, MD
Orthopedic Surgery
Your health care providers will help you recover and build the strength you need to leave the hospital after knee replacement surgery. They will:
  • Do everything possible to manage your pain and keep side effects to a minimum.
  • Evaluate your condition and your movement, and prescribe exercises to help you recover.
  • Administer medications, devices, and tests to help prevent your blood from clotting easily.
  • Listen carefully to your concerns and do their best to address them.

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