Dr. O'Connor explains when a woman can return to work after knee replacement surgery.
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Women can go back to work after knee replacement surgery usually six to eight weeks or so after surgery depending on how they are doing with their therapy, how they are feeling, and depending on what kind of work they are returning to. Obviously, it’s going to be easier to go back to a desk job which isn’t a lot of stress on your knees I supposed to if you were going back to say being a nurse and being involved with lifting patients and a lot of physical activity.
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