The knee joint receives the most stress compared to other joints in the body. The natural structure of the knee joint enables a wide range of motion patterns. The knee joint function can be impaired by overloading, disease, and injury which lead to the surgical implantation of an artificial knee replacement to achieve the desirable quality life that was previously experienced.The implantation of a knee endoprosthesis is one of the most common orthopaedic surgical procedures.
The medical professionals at your hospital will advise and provide you with intensive care during the process, as well as do everything they can to support you during this relevant time and recovery process. Being well prepared, and having a support system will help enable you to maximise recovery and enjoy movement for an active lifestyle.