When a total knee replacement fails, second knee surgery is required. The most common and effective treatment is called revision total knee replacement (also known as revision knee surgery).
Knee replacement surgery is most commonly performed to treat severe pain caused by osteoarthritis. People who need knee replacement often have trouble walking, climbing stairs, and sitting, and getting up from chairs. Some people have knee discomfort even while they are at rest.
It might take up to a year for you to fully recover. Most people will be comfortable returning to work and resuming some of their normal activities three to six months after surgery (this may not include exercise or other strenuous physical activities).
Although they all evolved at various speeds due to a variety of causes, the following are some typical time periods: 3 weeks following surgery - You should be able to walk for more than 10 minutes at a time without using crutches or a walker at this stage.