Knee replacement pre assessment videos

Covid 19 update

Please note that due to the COVID-19 pandemic some of our processes may differ slightly from those depicted in these videos.

Your consultant or one of the clinical team will discuss any additional measures we have in place at this time to support you during your preparation, operation or after care.

BMI Healthcare strives to deliver the best clinical outcomes for patients undergoing knee replacement surgery, whether that is a full or partial knee replacement.

To help you prepare for your operation, please watch the following videos that describe what it is like to undergo knee replacement surgery with BMI Healthcare.

If you have any questions about what you learn from the videos, please speak to your consultant or one of the clinical team at your next visit.

Part one - What is a knee replacement?

  • What it is
  • Preparing
  • Recovery
  • Medication
  • Physiotherapy
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This video looks at what is involved in a knee replacement, including the benefits and risks involved in this kind of surgery.

Part two - Preparing for your operation

  • What it is
  • Preparing
  • Recovery
  • Medication
  • Physiotherapy
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Studies show that preparation is key to your recovery, the more prepared you are for your operation, the better your outcome will be. This video looks at how to prepare and how to maximise your chances of recovery.

Part three - Starting your recovery

  • What it is
  • Preparing
  • Recovery
  • Medication
  • Physiotherapy
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After your surgery, you will be encouraged to start your physiotherapy exercises. This video takes you through how the recovery process works, what checks you will be given and the role you play in your own recovery.

Part four - Medicines and pain management

  • What it is
  • Preparing
  • Recovery
  • Medication
  • Physiotherapy
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There is always an element of pain in knee surgery. In this video, we take you through how pain management works and what medicines you can take to alleviate pain.

Part five - Physiotherapy and rehabilitation

  • What it is
  • Preparing
  • Recovery
  • Medication
  • Physiotherapy
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It is important that you regain movement and mobility as quickly as possible to improve your long-term quality of life. This video covers what your physiotherapy regime could look like, as well as the steps you need to take to maximise your recovery from surgery.

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