Weeks 0 to 4
Protection of the post-surgical knee Restore normal knee extension Eliminate effusion (swelling) Restore leg control
The patient may gradually wean from two crutche ...
Maintain your operative dressing, loosen the bandage if swelling of the foot and ankle occurs.It is normal for the kneed to bleed and swell following surgery. If blood soaks onto the ACE bandage, do not become alarmed, reinforce ...