Knee Replacement

What equipment is used for physical therapy after knee replacement surgery?

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    Before you leave the hospital after knee replacement surgery, your doctor will recommend special equipment that will help you recover. Your equipment may include:
    • A walker.
    • TED (thrombo embolic deterrent) hose (elastic stockings used to help prevent blood clots in your legs)
    • A CPM (continuous passive motion) machine is occasionally used.
    A social worker will also meet with you to discuss services you might need after you leave. These services may include home care or nursing services.
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