Total Knee Replacement Patient Outcomes
For those needing surgery, we are your joint replacement experts, performing over 2,000 knee replacement surgeries each year. We are the only surgery center in Minnesota awarded The Joint Commission’s Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement.
|PERCENT OF PATIENTS WITH MODERATE TO SEVERE PAIN||84%||27%||14%||15%||14%|
|TIME PERIOD||Before Surgery||3 Months After Surgery||6 Months After Surgery||1 Year After Surgery||2 Years After Surgery|
Knee Replacement Surgery: Effects on Lifestyle
|BEFORE SURGERY||50% could shop independently||58% reported some trouble bathing||4 of 5 said symptoms moderately, greatly, or totally interfered with work|
|6 MONTHS AFTER SURGERY||90% could shop easily or with little difficulty||72% had no trouble bathing||4 of 5 had little to no interference with work|
*All total knee replacement patient outcome data collected: 2015-Q1 2018
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