Total Knee Replacement

What is a Total Knee Replacement?

A Total Knee Replacement is a very common operation to help relieve pain and stiffness in the knee joint. It is a very effecitve operation for people with long term knee pain due to conditions such as osteoarthritis.


During a knee replacement operation, the diseased knee joint is removed and replaced with an artificial joint.

Diagram of a knee with a Total Knee Replacement
Diagram of a knee with a Total Knee Replacement (uncemented variety)
18 April, 2014