Physiotherapy Treatment After Knee Replacement in Toronto

Physiotherapy Treatment After Knee Replacement

Knee replacement physiotherapy in Don MillsKnee replacement, also known as knee arthroplasty is a surgery done on the knee to replace the knee joint surfaces that bear weight. This is a procedure done to cure serious knee pain or a disability. Knee replacement is commonly done on patients suffering from osteoarthritis and is also done on patients suffering from diseases such as psoriatic arthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Patients can be subjected to either total or partial knee replacement surgery depending on their conditions. The damaged or diseased part of the knee is replaced with plastic and metal components shaped in a way that allows motion of the knee.

Knee arthritis is one of the main reasons other than accidents that cause your knee joints to deteriorate and become weak enough not to be able to bear your weight. Under these circumstances, knee replacement is the only option. The most obvious sign of knee arthritis is the pain in the knee.

A physiotherapist will assist you before and after your knee replacement surgery by recommending some exercise to reduce inflammation, strengthen muscles, joints and lower limbs helping you recover fast.

Treatment for Knee Replacement

Once done with the surgical procedure, the following needs to be done

  • Postoperative physiotherapy including the range of motion, strengthening, gait retraining
  • Pain relieving medications
  • Rest

Physiotherapists Treat Knee Replacement

At Physiomobility, we have a team of qualified professionals who offer specialized treatment for various musculoskeletal conditions. Whether you have a chronic medical condition, such as arthritis, or you have experienced a sports injury, or suffer from dizziness and vertigo our experienced physiotherapists will provide you personalized treatment, offering you relief from pain and discomfort and enabling you to get back to your usual activities quickly.

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