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People with knee replacements return to work

The most common cause of knee pain and disability is arthritis, reports the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Arthritis and injury are the primary reasons for a total knee replacement (TKR) surgery to replace damaged bones with metal implants cushioned by plastic spacers. The authors of a new study were interested in finding out if TKR surgery was effective in helping people return to their jobs.

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