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Improper use of or overreliance on a knee brace can cause the affected knee to weaken. Wearing a poor-fitting brace can also result in discomfort and stiffness. However, all these are preventable, so a knee brace shouldn't weaken the knee if worn the right way.
The vast majority of patients who opt for a total knee replacement find that their new joint functions well for 20 years or more. Meanwhile, most patients who undergo a partial knee replacement enjoy the benefits of a well-functioning joint for at least 10 years.
Yes, it can, as massage has shown to help ease pain in people with musculoskeletal disorders. However, you may have to wait for about two to three days to massage your knee. Proper timing and techniques are key to maximizing the beneficial effects of massages.
Pain right after knee surgery usually lasts for 2 to 3 weeks. In some patients, it may last for 3 months up to half a year. Sore bruises can also last for 1 to 2 weeks after the procedure.
So, can you use a mini trampoline after knee replacement? In fact, mini trampolines are not only one of the top low-impact modes of activity following knee replacement surgery, but they are also very cost-effective. You do not need a personal trainer or expensive gym to gain the recuperative benefits of mini trampolines.