Advertisement - hide this advert

Replacement of the femoral and tibial surfaces of the kee joint with metal and plastic, and generally also part of the patella.

Total knee arthroplasty

Related Content

Non-surgery factors affecting knee replacement

As surgeons, we are always looking for ways to improve the outcome for our patients after surgery.

It is not only the surgery itself that influences outcome, but other factors may positively or negatively affect things.

The AAOS (American Association of...

Arthritis and knee replacement

Part 1 of a course by Dr Kirti Moholkar on Knee replacement

Persistent pain after knee replacement

Image of Healing Hip, Joint, and Knee Pain: A Mind-Body Guide to Recovery from Surgery and Injuries

After going through the procedure of knee replacement surgery it can be devastating for the patient to find that the pain in the knee has persisted.

This article discusses the possible reasons why this might occur.


Commoner causes of persistent pain after a knee replacement include -

  • pain originating from within the knee