Total Knee Replacement Mla

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Surgery Options for Knee Replacements: An Empirical Report Prepared for: Kinesiology Students at Vernon Junior College Prepared by: Kandace Lowrance 1 April 2012 Table of Contents List of Illustrations iii Abstract iv Introduction 5 Importance of Research 5 Research Methods/Sources 5 Research Objectives 6 Results/Discussion 7 Partial Knee Replacement 87 Total Knee Replacement 9 Rehabilitation 10 Conclusion 11 References 12 Index 14 NOTES 15 List of Illustrations Figure 1: Degeneration of a Knee 7 Figure 2. Showing an Oxford Partial Knee. 8 Figure 3. A Before and After Shot of a Totally Replaced Knee 9 Abstract Arthritis is very common in the knees. It breaks down and degenerates the knee, or just even causes unbearable pain when doing everyday tasks. Knee degeneration is when the knee is broken down and not able to work properly due to arthritis, being overweight, or just having bad knees. The two types of surgery are partial knee replacement and total knee replacement. Depending on the severity of the knee, the doctor will decide which surgery needs to be conducted. The goal of this report is to educate those who aspire to enter into the Kinesiology field at Vernon Junior College. These aspiring students need to be aware of the different reasons the knee degenerates and how it can be helped. To better understand the surgical options, the student should be aware of the different types of surgery and rehabilitation. The types are as follows: Total Knee Replacement Partial Knee Replacement Rehabilitation * Knee Rehabilitation * Quad Rehabilitation Surgery Options for Knee Replacements: An Empirical Report Introduction The knee is simple but yet complex. The knee is the largest joint in the body, without it, walking would be impossible. With even the slightest swelling or case of
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