Zimmer Knee Replacement Lawsuit

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Zimmer Knee Replacement Lawsuit Minnesota

Zimmer® Inc. has initiated a voluntary recall of Persona Trabecular Metal Tibial Plate/Persona TM Tibia.  If you or a loved one received a Zimmer Persona® Knee Replacement and are suffering certain side effects you may deserve compensation for your pain, suffering and medical expenses.  Call us today Toll Free 1-866-777-2557 for a free case review or simply fill out our contact form below and a lawyer will get back to you as soon as possible to discuss your possible claim.  You must act quickly before any time limits expire.  Zimmer Knee Lawyer Minnesota

How Should I Prepare for My Knee Replacement Surgery?

Preparing for surgery requires time and commitment, and this is especially true when it comes to knee replacement surgery. This is because you are committing to a surgical procedure that affects your ability to move from one place to another. In the days following your procedure, it will be difficult to walk, bend, drive, and participate in a variety of daily, mundane tasks.

In order to make your surgery experience as pleasant as possible and to ensure your recovery goes smoothly, you should follow your doctor’s instructions closely and consider the following preparation tips before you undergo your procedure:

Schedule Your Surgery for a Convenient Time

Though some people might have no choice as to when their surgery falls, most people having elective surgery are able to schedule their procedure around their own calendars. Are you planning a trip in the future? Standing up in a wedding? Scheduling household renovations? It’s best to have your surgery and recovery well out of the way in time for these things. If this is not possible, postpone the surgery if you can. Plan to have at least three months, if not more, recovery time before embarking on another major challenge.

Find Someone to Help You

As much as it would be nice to be self-sufficient following knee replacement surgery, this is impossible. You will have reduced mobility and in the immediate days following your surgery, barely be able to walk without assistance. Even if you are one of the lucky few who feels comfortable walking with crutches or a walker a short time after your procedure, it is a good idea to have someone close in case there is an emergency. It is also important to have someone available to transport you to and from physical therapy.

Undergo Tests

As with any surgery, there is a variety of tests that will be ordered by your doctor prior to your knee surgery. These tests are designed to ensure surgery is safe and that you are healthy enough to undergo and recover from the procedure. There might also be tests that help doctors make decisions about the surgical process. As more and more surgeries become individualized, more tests will be needed in advance, but they will shorten the length of time the surgery and recovery takes after.

Home and Comfort

Ask your doctor for additional tips on preparing for surgery. The more you accomplish in advance the better you will feel taking time to relax and recover following the procedure. Consider everything from childcare to grocery shopping to how you will entertain yourself while you are laid up.