How many degrees should a knee bend after knee replacement? Knee Replacements: What you need to know
The goal after knee replacement is to get the knee to at least 120 degrees of flexion or bending motion. You need at least 110 degrees to enter and exit a car and most people need 110 to 120 degrees to ride a bike.
What is maximum flexion after knee replacement? The maximum knee flexion on the most recent follow-up of the knees receiving standard version total knee replacement was 105° ± 13°.
What is normal ROM for knee?
|Knee flexion||137.8 (136.5 – 139.1)||132.9 (131.6 – 134.2)|
|Knee extension||1.2 (0.7 – 1.7)||0.5 (0.1 – 0.9)|
|Ankle dorsiflexion||11.6 (10.6 – 12.6)||11.9 (10.9 – 12.9)|
|Ankle plantar flexion||56.5 (55.0 – 58.0)||49.4 (47.7 – 51.1)|
What is a good bend after knee replacement? Within 7 to 10 days after your knee replacement, you should be able to get your knee entirely straight/full extension (Fig. 1) (no space between the back of your knee and the table) and you should be able to bend/flex your knee to at least 90 degrees (Fig. 2). 90 degrees is the same thing as a right angle.
- How many degrees should a knee bend after knee replacement? – Additional Questions
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