Hip, knee, ankle, elbow and shoulder joint replacements are common and highly successful operations that bring many patients relief from pain and improved mobility. Approximately 100,000 knee replacements take place in the UK every year. The majority of knee replacements are carried out on women (56.7%) with a median age for all patients of 69. Most patients recover very well, but for some rehabilitation doesn’t go so well so they need support and help. We offer a range of solutions to help pain and range of movement.
One of the issues facing patients who have had knee surgery is regaining full function (range of movement) which will enable them to regain their required mobility. There is significant evidence that combining the use of Continuous Passive Motion (CPM) therapy with ‘active’ exercises provided by the physiotherapist will give quicker and better results than just using the active exercises. This is particularly the case with patients whose knees aren’t recovering quickly or need an MUA. Kinetec provide rental CPMs to help these patients from as little as £10/day.Learn more about CPM rental solutions
Swelling of the knee causes pain and can restrict the movement of the knee. Mobilisation of the knee by CPM therapy (see above) will help to reduce the swelling. In addition it is helpful to use compression therapy. By applying compression to the knee, you will be able to reduce the swelling which will help reduce the pain. Our range of Dr.Aktive® Cold Compression Therapy devices will work well and also combine cooling therapy for optimal pain relief. Please follow the link below for more information.Learn more about cold compression therapy solutions
Both pre- and post-operatively you will be suffering from pain in your knee. This can be managed with analgesics, but many people also like to apply local pain relief to the affected joint. Ice or cooling therapy is very commonly used to reduce pain as it can inhibit the pain receptors in your nervous system. We offer a range of cold therapy solutions from simple but effective reusable cold packs through to cold compression therapy products. Please click on the link below for more information or shop directly below.Learn more about our cold therapy range
All of the products listed below can help with your recovery from knee surgery. They can help with pain relief, swelling and support.
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