Following a consultation with Mr Datta, you will be given a date for surgery.
You will be called by one of our nursing staff who will conduct a pre-assessment within 2 weeks of your surgery for blood tests and a medical examination
Total knee replacement comprises resurfacing the bones of the tibia, femur and patella with a metal implant and then placing a high-grade plastic spacer to create a gliding surface.
You will be in hospital for approximately 3 days after the operation.
You will walk on the first day after the operation with crutches, and need them for 6 weeks, physiotherapy is used to regain muscle strength and range of movement.