If you or someone close to you is considering total knee joint replacement surgery, here is more information for you about this surgery.Â The average US cash-price on MediBid.com has been $12,800.!!Â Compare that to the $50,000 and $60,000 you see published online elsewhere and you will realize what a great value MediBid has to offer.
- Expect to stay in the hospital for 3-5 days. Full recovery typically takes 2-3 months to a year, but even after your recovery, your new joint may not be as durable as a natural joint; do not engage in rigorous activity to avoid damaging your new joint.Â
- As with any surgery, your doctor will need to know any medications (even non-prescription and herbal) that you are taking. You may be asked to stop using blood thinning drugs such as aspirin up to a week before your surgery.
- Before you get a hip or knee replacement you should keep in mind that after the surgery, you will have limited mobility. Before your surgery your should prepare your home so that you can avoid having to use your stairs, reduce your risk of tripping and allow yourself to get around easily on crutches or in a wheel chair. Prepare a living space on the ground floor of your home and install safety rails or a bench in your shower.
- Find a physical therapist for after your surgery to ensure a full recovery.
Arthritic Knee Replacement â€“ $14,950
Includes: 3 days post-operative stay in hospital.Â Board certified surgeon with 11 years in this specialty.
MRI of Knee â€“ $700
Location: New Jersey
Includes: MRI of the knee performed on a 1.5 tesla magnet or stronger (better image) and one consult with a Board Certified Fellowship Trained orthopedic surgeon who specializes in treatment of the knee.
Total Knee Joint Replacement – $7,500
Includes: High Flexion Total Knee Replacement with all facility fees included. Surgical Center has been in operation for 13 years. Surgeon is a member of the Medical Council of India and is registered with the General Medical Council of the United Kingdom.