Johns Hopkins orthopaedic hip and knee surgeon, Savyasachi “Savya” Thakkar, explains who is a candidate for knee replacement surgery, and what to expect during and after surgery. To learn more about our hip and knee replacement division, visit https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/ortho #KneeReplacementSurgery #JohnsHopkins
What causes someone to need a knee replacement?
Describe the surgery.
What types of implants are used?
How is the recovery after surgery?
Describe the post-surgery physical therapy.
Do you perform revision surgery?