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... Seven weeks out and progressing, still get extremely fatigued, but plugging along. Stopped oxycodone and using migraine strength excedrin for aches. It really works! ... (5 replies)
... I'm sure you have heard before, but it can take up to a year or longer to completely recover from a TKR, you're only 6 weeks out, you should expect to have some issues. ... (5 replies)
... mobile after 4 weeks is pushing it, given the children's ages you will need 8 weeks post TKR in my opinion before you can watch the kids again. I am one of the more successful stories here on this board and I was bascically useless for the 1st 6 weeks. ... (9 replies)

... Have not been able to find postings on if still becoming easily exhausted after any level of effort 6 weeks after a tkr is common. My knee is doing good. No problems there. I don't think I am overdoing it. ... (12 replies)
... your post brings back memories of my TKR recovery!! ... (20 replies)
... Did you ever get this resolved? I am having similar issues? (5 replies)
... I had a TKR on my left knee in November of '05. ... (5 replies)
... I had a manipulation after a TKR. It was done as an out patient. They used general anesthesia because it's really painful to bend the knee as far as they want it to go. ... (4 replies)
... I was in the hospital for three nights. I had a pain pump they call it where I could just push a button every 15 minutes. I thought the hospital did a good job of pain control. ... (32 replies)
... stopped any medication after 4 weeks. ... (89 replies)
Tkr - yes or no?
Feb 19, 2012
... I slept in recliner for 6 weeks and used lots of frozen peas to put on leg, no need for a fancy ice machine. ... (3 replies)
... Well I'm glad to hear it's not just me! I have no stamina these days. That gets frustrating. I still have 6 weeks before I can go back to work, and I think I'm going to need every bit of that time. I was expecting a lot more pain, which has not been that bad. ... (12 replies)
... Sorry to hear you are having to deal with PT without the help of pain meds. My surgeon told me that scar tissue starts forming within 6 weeks of surgery so that may be contributing to the pain. ... (6 replies)
... I had bilateral knee replacements last summer. From the get go my left leg gave me a problem after the surgery. I went to 6 weeks of therapay and at my one year checkup the doctor said my legs were fine. Shortly thereafter I started having a burning sensation in the thigh above my left knee. ... (14 replies)
... I have been reading a lot of the messages for the last 2 nights and now know that I am just like almost everyone else out there. ... (2 replies)
... I will admit that I have not been faithful with the stretching exercises my PT told me to do. I went back to work fulltime after 6 weeks and I use that as my excuse which I know is not good. I do try and stay somewhat active on the weekends as well. ... (5 replies)
... Only TWENTY YEARS OLD and you needed a TKR because your knee was bone on bone? ... (31 replies)
... the eternal optimist however that has been modified somewhat after my last TKR surgery. ... (2 replies)
TKR April 12 2010
Mar 23, 2010
... rays as part of my medical clearance process, they had me stand on my bad leg, putting all my weight on it while leaning forward. That was no fun, still sore from that. ... (6 replies)
May 22, 2010
... much because of pain. At 5'5" I managed to get to about 220, then 213 day of surgery. ... (519 replies)

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