Total Knee Replacement (TKA) is also performed under anesthesia. In this procedure, the doctor removes damaged cartilage and replaces it with a prosthetic joint. Afterward, the patient will experience increased mobility and resolution of pain.
We are now able to provide outpatient total knee replacement procedures for eligible patients. This means no overnight stay in the hospital and the opportunity to have the procedure done in an ambulatory surgery center if desired. This could result in substantial cost savings for the patient.
While recovery from joint replacement surgery depends on numerous factors, including severity of joint damage and level of patient mobility pre-surgery, exercising and rebuilding the muscles surrounding the affected joint are important components of the process. Our team will place you on the right track through recommended follow-up strategies to implement both in our office and at home.
Interested in learning more about total knee replacement? Click on the image below to view our Patient Education videos specifically for these procedures, or call our office at (910)799-0110