In order to help patients recover from full knee replacement surgery to quickly regain their mobility, Dr. Pham Chi Lang, Head of Department of Trauma and Orthopedics at City International Hospital offers the following physical therapy program , relatives can refer and apply.

 Day 1 and 2 after surgery:

  • Practice sitting in bed
  • Practice breathing and back pat
  • Exercise muscle tone quadriceps on both sides
  • Passive movement of the knee joint in surgery, according to the degree of pain
  • Active movement of hip and knee joints without surgery

 Day 3 and 4 after surgery:

  • Continue practicing as in days 1 and 2
  • Practice standing up, sitting down with frames
  • Learn to walk with partial weight on the surgical leg, with the help of a frame and support

From day 5 to the date of discharge:

  • Keep going with the frame, with no supporters
  • Bear the increased weight on the operating leg

After discharge:

  • Continue to walk with the frame, gradually increasing the distance to follow general health
  • Going to bear full weight on the side of the operating leg

A month after surgery :

  • Go without the help of the bracket
  • Gradually increase your walking distance following general health

Chương trình tập vật lý trị liệu sau mổ thay khớp gối toàn phần

All-inclusive knee and hip-joint replacement surgery package for only VND 150 million ($6,520)

(10% discount – VND15 million or $650 – until September 30, 2020).

  • Highly skilled, prestigious, and professional surgical team with years of specialized experience.
  • Joint implant manufactured by French company Groupe Lepine
  • Sterile operating theatre, specialized for joint replacement surgery
  • Hospitalized patients are offered doubled bedded rooms.
  • Surgery package includes 7-day hospital stay
  • Social health insurance and/or private health insurance are accepted.
  • Instructed by qualified physiotherapists, our physiotherapy gym with a range of treatment tools and techniques including specialized exercise programs, will help patients restoring patient's normal motor abilities quickly.
  • Our care team ensures help is on hand 24/7. Simply press the button, our trained staff will be with you as soon as possible.
  • Good postoperative care given to the patient to promote healing, daily doctor visit. All patients are monitored closely after surgery for a safe and speedy recovery.
  • Patients living in Ho Chi Minh City will be provided with transport support service at a cost of about 200,000 VND upon discharge.

For service consultation, please contact:

  • Ms. Tâm: 0906 48 31 34
  • Hospital Hotline: (028) 6280 3333

Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us

City International Hospital

  • Address: No. 3, 17A Street, Binh Tri Dong B Ward, Binh Tan Dist. (Next to AEON Mall Binh Tan). Ho Chi Minh City.
  • Operator: (+8428) 6280 3333, ext. 0
  • 24/7 Emergency: (+8428) 6290 1155
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