... My 51 year old mother had total knee replacement about 4 weeks ago. ... (4 replies)
... but would like to get to 130. Max for my knee is 135. ... (13 replies)
... I have been following all sorts of message boards during my recovery and was astonished at the trouble people are having in their recovery and feel so bad for those suffering. ... (4 replies)
... I had my left knee replaced when I was 40 and was single. ... (4 replies)
... My recovery was slow on my last knee replacement but now its wonderful. My range of motion is great but not sure on the exact degrees. I didnt get as much back on the first knee replacement I had. ... (3 replies)
... Need some help if anyone has been here. I am 39 and am 4 weeks post op from a total left knee replacement. I am so depressed with my recovery! I was in the hospital 4 days and rehab for one week. ... (3 replies)
... Just wanted to wish you well now that your knee surgery is coming up. I have two partial knees and count each one as a blessing. They only took 6 weeks recovery and I was back to full time teaching, so I pray that you are able to get the PKR. ... (13 replies)
... I have had 3 total knee replacements. The first 2, I had done at the same time in 1996. It was not fun but within 3 weeks I was almost pain free and was walking without aide. ... (13 replies)
... I wish You the best with your knee surgery. Please let me know how it comes out. I will be doing my first knee after shoulder surgeon and appreciate hearing from others who have gone before me. ... (13 replies)
... My surgery last year (hand) was July 21. By the end of September I was back to knitting already. I was knitting inside the doctor's office at my last appointment - I was so glad to show him how much better my hand was feeling! Of course it was sore and stiff during the recovery process, but with the therapy they had me practice, and the gradual use of it over 10-12 weeks, I... (13 replies)
... Hello. I had a Total Knee Replacement in May 2011. I eventually need the other one replaced also. However it has been 5 months and I am still in pain. Sleeping is tough! ... (1 replies)
... piece of cartilage. So, people with OA often suffer torn cartilage, OA meniscus tears are less likely to benefit from repair surgeries than the tears a healthy knee might suffer in a fall. ... (14 replies)
... I had my left hip replaced in April of 2006 and then my left knee replaced in August of 2007. I function fairly well and have very little pain but that was not always the case. ... (4 replies)
... hi krista, and welcome to this board. i am so sorry that due to problems as a child you need a hip replacement at such a young age. ... (7 replies)
... I never had anything replaced. but I can give you some views on what I saw when my neighbor had a hip replaced.. and another view when my elderly mother had a knee replaced this summer. ... (4 replies)
... Hi Dorothy,
Good to hear from you after your surgery on your left thumb. I am pleased you are recovering so well. I remember your posts from July 2011. You kind of vanished from here after your right hand was ''fixed''
I had the exact same surgery that you had on my left thumb/wrist in May 2011. I healed well & fast. I am due to have the same surgery on my right thumb/wrist... (30 replies)
... Dorothy. It sounds like you are healing wonderfully on both thumbs. Congratulations! I appreciate your response and encouragement. i have made my choice but still having some reservations: mostly wondering if the doctor is a good choice... still wondering if i have chosen the right surgeon.
I do feel that surgery is my only option at this point. What did you do for... (30 replies)
... op from my second basal joint replacement surgery. I had my left thumb operated on in July 2011, and on November 6 my right thumb was done. ... (30 replies)
... Did you read enough posts on recovery and living with it after surgery? ... (8 replies)
... Hi Lyn,
A chairlift sounds good & of course it will be easier for you.
The shooting pains you feel in your hand will subside. Continue keeping it raised & iced.
Remember to praise your good hubby alot! After my surgery when I was ''chair-bound'' mine told me to ''sit quiet & look pretty!!"
There have been a few ladies who went through this surgery alone & I cannot... (37 replies)