Manage your pain and improve your strength after knee- replacement with hydrotherapy

 Total knee replacement (TKR) is a surgical procedure in which articular surfaces of the knee joints are replaced with artificial parts.(Prosthesis)

Benefits of hydrotherapy after total knee replacement or arthroplasty :

-Buoyancy effect of water relieves body weight allowing for easier walking and functional movements (such as squatting, lunges).

-Movement against water provide resistance  to muscles helps improving strength of lower limb muscles.

-Fear of fall about recent surgery reduces as confidence increases due to reduction in pain.

-The sensory input of water can also increase body position sense enabling improved feeling of balance.

-Hydrostatic pressure of water has positive effect on reducing swelling in the knee which in turn help to regain more range of motion in knee.

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