Knee Replacements

Knee replacement, also known as total knee arthroplasty, is a surgical procedure used to replace a damaged knee joint with artificial materials. This procedure is often recommended to alleviate pain and improve mobility in cases of severe knee joint damage, typically due to conditions like osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, or injury.

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                How To Help With Your Pain

    • Prehab: Optimise your health before surgery, start strength exercises, mobilising your muscles. 
    • Massage: Self Massage to keep the muscles loose and increase the blood flow, keeping them long and strong will help reduce muscle atrophy whilst waiting for surgery.
    • Rehab: Engage actively in post-surgery rehabilitation, including specific exercises with measurable achievements. There is no reason why you cannot regain strength and mobility if you stay focused in this stage of your knee replacement journey.

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  • Ensure Proper Healing: Regular check-ups after the surgery are crucial to monitor the healing process and identify any complications that may arise. Post-surgery, complications like infection, dislocation, or component wear can occur, and early intervention is crucial for effective resolution.
  • Scar Tissue Massage: Work specifically on the tissue to promote faster healing. Regularly massaging your scars to improve post trauma tenderness, numbness, deep scarring and circulation. 
  • Treatment Plan: To get back to the lifestyle you want, with clear goals, direction and specific treatment plan for you, with support every step of the way.
  • Long Term Care: When you have been signed off from your consultant, you can keep reassured that your knee replacement is functioning well. We can test your hip strength, restrictions in the muscle tissue and address any concerns.