FAQ ' s

It will probably need about 6 weeks to recovery time. If your doctor repaired damaged tissue, recovery will take longer.
At Solitaire Clinic the cost varies from 1.9 lakh to 2.5 lakh for Total knee replacement surgery.
The patient starts walking on the same day of the surgery. The post op period is painless & exercises can be done very easily. Patient can go to the toilet & climb stairs.
About 4 – 5 days for 1 knee & around 6-7 days for both knees
Normally stitches are removed after 15 days of the surgery.
Because of the minimally invasive surgery which involves bare minimum tissue cutting now days we don t need blood transfusion.
With modern medicines and good physician it doesn’t t really matter, it can be kept under good control & doesn’t t affect the outcome. Although after surgery some fluctuations in readings are normal.
Sedentary work can be started after the patient is discharged from the hospital. Patient can drive a car after 3-4 weeks of the surgery.
You can take a bath two days after the surgery without wetting the operated area. The operated area can be washed after 2 days of suture removal
If due to some unforeseen circumstances the joint does get loosened the surgery can be done again , although different kind of implants are required in such cases.
Jumping, jogging, running & playing contact sports.Siiting on the floor & squatting is to be discouraged. Some postures in yogasana are allowed after the surgery. High energy contact sports like football and tennis etc. should be avoided.
The range of motion depends on many factors the primary being the quality of muscles & the pre op range of motion. Other factors include surgeon s skills & experience, & the type of implant used. There is considerable improvement in the range of motion after surgery but if a patient does not have or have limited movement in the knee before the surgery can t expect to have full movement after surgery.
If the pain & disability affects your day to day living and pain killers are required frequently then you should consider getting a knee replacement surgery.
You should avoid sitting on the floor regularly. Although in an emergency it is allowed
You can walk & stand as much as you like. You can climb stairs; drive a car or a bicycle.