Post TKR our strict advice to all patients is not to fall in any condition.
Routinely majority of patients in knee replacement are old age & associated with lot of other comorbidities like hyper tension , diabetes , vertigo, neurological problems , Parkinson , muscles weakness and fatigue syndrome .
Any linked disease can be cause for a patient to fall .Usually all patients are instructed to walk on plain surface and avoid higher steps and uneven surfaces .Post TKR patients also avoid hilly area ,Jumping , running and hard working . If post TKR patient falls than it causes periprosthetic fracture or fracture around hip joint ,
These conditions are treatable but may causes long time bed ridden which is link with other systemic complications .
Our advice in this situation to patient that they should keep stick or any other support to avoid fall .