Total Knee Replacement Patient Education
It hurts when you get up from a chair. It hurts when you walk around your yard. You long for the days when you could move around without worrying about your knee pain. Twenty-five percent of all adults have knee pain and more than 15 million have severe enough pain to limit their activity. It used to be that knee replacement surgery was a last resort. Now it is the answer to a pain free life. This course is designed for those under a physician’s care who are considering total knee replacement surgery. You will have the opportunity to learn:
- How a normal knee works.
- What osteoarthritis is and how it damages your knee joint.
- What you can do to prepare for knee surgery.
- What happens to you before, during and after total knee replacement surgery.
- What you can look forward to in the weeks and months after your surgery.
This course is presented using an interactive online learning platform that can be accessed using any smart device (desktop, laptop, tablet, iPad, phone) connected to the internet.
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