February 2015

Interim HealthCare Blogs

The Importance of Staying Active after Knee Surgery

Posted: 2/15/2015 12:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

After looking at the records of 1,000 patients from the Mayo Clinic, the study found that 30 percent of those who had the procedure gained approximately 5 percent of their body weight in the five years after surgery. This is a clear message that we, as caregivers, need to encourage an increase in physical activity after this type of surgery.