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Total Knee Replacement and Rehabilitation The Knee Owner's Manual

Daniel J Brugioni Jeff Falkel 2011

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  • Title:
    Total Knee Replacement and Rehabilitation The Knee Owner's Manual
  • Author: Daniel J Brugioni
  • Jeff Falkel
  • Subjects: Total knee replacement; Total knee replacement --Popular works; Total knee replacement -- Popular works; Surgery & Anesthesiology; Health & Biological Sciences; Surgery - General and By Type; Electronic books
  • Description: Contents; Important Note; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter 1. Knee Arthritis: Why Do My Knees Hurt So Much?; Chapter 2. Treatment Options: What Can I Do to Get Rid of the Pain?; Chapter 3. Getting Ready: Preparing Your Home and Yourself for Surgery; Chapter 4. The Total Knee Operation: What to Expect Before, During, and Immediately After Surgery; Chapter 5. Postoperative Days One Through Five Am I Ready for Rehab?; Chapter 6. Week OneYou Want Me to Do What?!; Chapter 7. Week Two: Will I Ever Be Normal Again?; Chapter 8. Week Three: This Isn't As Bad As I Thought It Would Be
    Chapter 9. Pool Therapy: The TKA's Best FriendChapter 10. Week Four: I Made It to My "Olympics"!; Chapter 11. One to Three Months: Don't Stop Now!; Chapter 12. Three Months to Six Months: I Think I Need a Vacation; Chapter 13. Six Months to One Year: I Should Have Done This Years Ago!; Chapter 14. One Year to Life: My Knee Is My Best Joint; Appendix A: Potential Complications of Total Knee Arthroplasty; Appendix B: Index of Exercises; Notes; Index
    Knee arthritis can be a source of daily and disabling pain. While several treatment options exist for arthritis patients, ultimately, end-stage treatment is total knee replacement. Approximately 250,000 TKAs are currently performed each year in the US, and about a million people a year contemplate having this elective surgical procedure. These figures are rising due to the aging of the baby boomer population and the growing demand to maintain an active lifestyle, even into old age.Total knee replacement requires a great deal of time and attention to detail to enable the patient to
  • Publisher: Alameda, CA : Hunter House
  • Creation Date: 2011
  • Format: 1 online resource (280 p.).
  • Language: English
  • Identifier: ISBN1-282-99059-4;ISBN9786612990595;ISBN0-89793-586-1
  • OCLC Number: 699475128
  • Institution Zone MMS ID: 991003054812903381$$I01TRAILS_CARROLL
  • Network Zone MMS ID: 9911625530303366
  • Source: 01TRAILS ALMA

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