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... old female in relatively good shape 5'5", 140 lbs. 10 days ago I had total knee replacement of both knees. I was 3 days in hospital and came straight home. I started PT in hospital and am continuing twice a week at a local PT clinic. ... (43 replies)
... I hope that all those who have had to endure TKR are doing well. I am on my second replacement. Did the right knee 3 years ago but never felt that it really worked until I did the left knee this summer. ... (544 replies)
... WEEKS apart failed to help me at ALL. But then, as I described, my surgeon and I determined that the osteoarthritis had progressed faster than we thought and the total knee replacement was really the ONLY OPTION for me at that point in late January. ... (16 replies)

... My experience is a little different than most, so I thought I'd comment. I just turned 66, and had the TKR about 6 weeks ago. It went really well. ... (544 replies)
... weeks in a rehabilitation hospital for care that is nearly hospital level. ... (20 replies)
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... My history is I had horrible knee pain 5 yrs., stabbing sharp pain from ankles to knees. knees locking up, popping out of joint, usually unable to walk. 53 yrs old. ... (544 replies)
... be 81 year old mother is scheduled for total knee replacement in a few weeks. I'm not saying she is physically active, but she is still independent, able to drive, etc. ... (4 replies)
... I am glad that you are coming along well with your recovery. It sounds like you are "sure and steady" in your process. ... (544 replies)
... thank you so much for telling me about the good results you're getting with Motrin and Tylenol. I'm going to run over to the drug store and buy both and give it a try. I'd much rather take those than the pain meds. I really want to get off the pain meds because of the side effects. ... (544 replies)
... I am SO GLAD that you are recovering well and feeling pretty good. I think having a GOOD support system helps. ... (544 replies)
... Hey girlfriend, stop and take a deep breath and RELAX! You must have surgery on your knee or face further damage to the knee. Its ok to be scared before surgery. I am a retired nurse and have had several major surgeries in my lifetime and was scared.. ... (544 replies)
... but my extension is 0. He was very happy about the extension. My flexion has been very slow coming from the start, and I get it in very little increments. But it has continued to improve little by little so he said to just keep stretching it. ... (371 replies)
... I totally agree that this board is so encouraging! It has been such a boost for me! I have felt so discouraged most of the time because my knee just doesn't "want" to bend, but after listening to others going through the same thing I don't feel like such a failure! ... (544 replies)
... I had total knee replacement almost 3 weeks ago, only one knee. ... (3 replies)
... Thank You for your post. It is good to hear about another positive recovery. :) I hope you continue to improve and do well in your recovery. (544 replies)
... months post op. As I've said before, it's like a roller coaster.....just when you think you are gaining ground, you take two steps backwards. When I finished my professional PT I was only at 105 flexion. ... (24 replies)
... my insurance company AND my surgeon felt it was safer for me to go to a facility first to learn to navigate the stairs AND get occupational therapy for dealing with "Activities of daily living". ... (15 replies)
... Welcome to the gang! Wow, just a few days before your surgery! ... (607 replies)
TKR April 12 2010
Mar 23, 2010
... hour flight to Honolulu, where the surgery is going to take place. I guess I will just have to wait and see what the doctor recommends and how my therapy is coming along. ... (6 replies)

Associated Tags: bilateral total knees replacement, knee replacement, post-op, pre-op, preparation for surgery, tkr, total knee

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