Aug 04

Knee Surgery: How To Prepare And Handle The Recovery Process

By MD for Seniors

Many knee surgeries are successful at reducing pain.

Many seniors rely on knee surgery to increase their mobility and ease pain that they experience as they become impacted by injury or conditions like osteoarthritis. In 2010 alone, approximately 719,000 knee replacement surgeries were performed in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Seniors should be sure that they’re taking the proper steps before and after surgery to ensure that everything goes smoothly.

The number of people who choose to undergo knee surgery is steadily increasing. In fact, from 2004 to 2008, the number rose 30 percent, according to the American Academy of Orthopaedic …read more

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