Swelling and Pain after Knee Replacement

Question

How long should a knee swell and hurt? I had mine replaced 5 months ago and still have problems daily.

Answer

Eeveryone is different, but I would expect this to be improving soon. Discuss with your orthopedic surgeon.

Alan Matsumoto, M.D.

About Alan Matsumoto, M.D.

Part-time Faculty, Division of Rheumatology
Johns Hopkins University