Ask The Doctors: October 2010

Knee Replacement Pain . . . Prolotherapy . . . Alcohol Use . . . Exercise and OA

After physical therapy, the knee can be sore from bending and straightening exercises. In the first three months, pain can be attributed to the surgery itself, but after three months, other sources of pain should be investigated. By and large, knee pain should be tolerable by the end of the third month, although total rehabilitation after surgery will take several months.
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