What Is a Total Knee Replacement?

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A total knee replacement is a surgical procedure whereby the diseased knee joint is replaced with artificial material. During a total knee replacement:
  • The end of the femur bone is removed and replaced with a metal shell
  • The end of the lower leg bone (tibia) is removed and replaced with a channeled plastic piece with a metal stem.
  • Depending on the condition of the kneecap portion of the knee joint, a plastic "button" may be added under the kneecap surface.
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i had knee Recpment about two years ago and now i get verry pain in it.went i work out it like a stabing pain and wend i moveit ou and down i here a sound like clecking what sheow i do?
It may be caused by hardware malfunction or arthritis. You should see a knee expert and take a knee X ray or ct scan to find out the cause
What to do if swelling is worse after 2 days of a total knee replacement. Knee is red and tight
Just 2 days after the surgery? It seems normal to me. Careful observation is appropriate.