Total Knee Replacement (TKR) Surgery – How to Avoid “Stiff Knee Syndrome”
Feb. 11, 2022
Following Total Knee Replacement (TKR) surgery, about 5-10% of people with develop longstanding issues with knee pain, tightness, stiffness and swelling.
Some of these people will even develop “Stiff Knee Syndrome”, which includes the inability to full bend and straighten the knee, difficulty walking, weakness in the quad muscles, and swelling/heat surrounding the knee.
In the video below, we’ll do into more detail about what “Stiff Knee Syndrome” is, and then I’ll share 3 things you can do to avoid developing it.
I hope this video helps!
– Luke Gordon, DPT (Doctor of Physical Therapy/Owner of Gordon Physical Therapy)