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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, UT Health San Antonio, Texas.
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Scottsdale Healthcare: "Total joint replacement hospitalization timeline."
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UCSF Medical Center: "Recovering from knee replacement surgery."
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