How long do Knee Replacements last?

 Many long-term outcome studies show that a well balanced and fixated total knee replacement can last 20 years in over 90% of patients.  While it will take another 20 years to determine if newer technology has led to longer survival, new technology like robotic assisted and computer aided real time implant positioning software assures perfect […]

Can I kneel after a Knee Replacement?

In a 2002 study, 75 patients ( 100 knee replacements ) were queried about whether they could kneel 6 months after a knee replacement.  Approximately two-thirds of the patients could kneel with little or no discomfort.  Approximately 25% could not kneel due to pain.  Over 50% of patients avoided kneeling because of uncertainty or recommendations […]