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American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons: "Activities after a knee replacement," "Total knee replacement: Outcomes," "Total knee replacement."
Emory Healthcare, Total knee replacement surgery FAQs: "Can I have sex after total knee replacement surgery?" "Can I kneel after total knee replacement surgery?" "How long will I be on pain medication after total knee replacement surgery?" "How long will I be in the hospital after total knee replacement surgery?" "What activities are permitted following total knee replacement surgery?" "When can I return to work after total knee replacement surgery?"
Marc DeHart, MD, clinical assistant professor, Department of Surgery, Texas A&M Health Science Center, College of Medicine; clinical assistant professor, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston; spokesman, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
Northwestern Orthopaedic Institute: "Activity and athletics after knee replacement surgery."
Scottsdale Healthcare: "Total joint replacement hospitalization timeline."
St. Helena Coon Joint Replacement Institute: "Knee: Pre and post surgery."
UCSF Medical Center: "Recovering from knee replacement surgery."
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