When can I return to driving after joint replacement surgery?
One of the most common questions that patients have after having an artificial hip or knee replacement is when are they able to return to driving? Researchers from Germany have been recently looking at this in relation to movements of the knee and how these are involved in driving. They looked at 20 healthy individuals driving a car and identified the range of movement needed. For the knee that is responsible for accelerating or braking, a range of movement of only 40 to 8