Patient Education before Robotic Knee Replacement – Perth

Patient Education enables shared decision making so that knee pain can be reduced and function restored in the best available way. This allows customized treatment tailored treatment according to your pain, level of disability and long term goals. Although Robotic Knee Replacement is routine surgery for most patients all surgery carries risk. Education allows shared decision making with your surgeon so that the benefits of surgery can be balanced against the risks.


A good summary from the Australian Physiotherapy Association assessing the benefits of Knee Osteoarthritis Education is provided here. It has been shown to decrease pain and improve function in patients with knee osteoarthritis.


The Benefits of Knee Osteoarthritis Education – The Australian Physiotherapy Association