The surgical replacement of your knee joint with an artificial one.
A layer of soft tissue that helps joints absorbs stress
Continuous passive motion machine that helps your knee attain the range of motion right after surgery
- Emboli (Pulmonary Embolism):
The plugging of pulmonary arteries with fragments of a blood clot after surgery.
- IV LINE:
A tiny catheter inserted into your arm or neck to administer fluids or medications during, and one or two days after, surgery.
Degenerative disease of the joints in which the cartilage begins to wear away.
The artificial joint; also referred to as the implant.
A physical therapy term for getting up from your bed and moving yourself to a chair, or vice versa.