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Top 10 Questions Following Knee Replacement in New Orleans

Total knee replacements in New Orleans are extremely successful procedures that improve a patient’s quality of life - and most importantly - relieve arthritic pain. For the past 5 -10 years, studies have revealed 95% positive results. More recently, the longevity of total knee joint replacements has increased; in some cases it will outlast the patient’s life span. Following are 10 of the most commonly asked questions we receive regarding post-surgery knee replacement in New Orleans. 1. What do I do when I return home? After surgery and the hospital stay, patients typically feel tired and drowsy. You will be advised to rest and elevate the leg, advance your diet as tolerated and be sure to take your medications as directed. 2. What about my dressing and when do I return to the office? T

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