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Specificity improves when the tests are performed in patients in whom clinical suspicion exists. Attach the underside of your kneecap.

Total knee replacements can be replaced again if they get loose or wear out. Receiving painkillers through your vein, or intravenously, can help manage this pain. After you leave the hospital, you'll continue physical therapy at home or at a center. After recovery, you can engage in various low-impact activities, such as walking, swimming, golfing or biking. Accurate X-rays of the affected knee are needed to measure the size of components which will be needed.

Cut the underside of your

If you live alone, your surgeon's staff or hospital discharge planner can suggest a temporary caretaker. Cut the underside of your kneecap to prepare it for the new pieces that will be attached there.

After preparing the joint surfaces, the surgeon attaches the pieces of the artificial joint. During the operation any deformities must be corrected, and the ligaments balanced so that the knee has a good range of movement and is stable and aligned. You will be asked to start moving and walking as soon as the first day after surgery. Take the drugs you have been told to take with a small sip of water.