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... 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 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)
... ittle 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. I had an insert that fed to the knee and gave it a constant dose of pain medication after the surgery. ... (544 replies)

... 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)
... patient time is reduced, so it is not unusual for minimum of a week in a rehab facility before actually coming home. ... (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)
... I am a simultaneous bilateral, done in May of this year. Best thing I ever did for myself! I did have total replacement however, since I did not have enough bone left and lots of bone spurs. ... (607 replies)
... ht want to ask the surgeon about the bird situation and antibiotics, but I don't think that will be a problem. The main concern with invasive procedures post TKR surgery is that any infection acquired from any of THOSE procedures can get into the bloodstream and travel to the knee and damage the prosthetic and surrounding tissue. ... (56 replies)
... sband will need this done shortly. I've done a lot of reading and talked with a lot of people and would hesitate to let my mother be alone while recovering from surgery of this type. ... (4 replies)
... My God, KITTYCAT62, how dare your surgeon refuse you any more pain meds. These doctors have no idea what this surgery or recovery feels like. At any rate, thank you so much for telling me about the good results you're getting with Motrin and Tylenol. ... (544 replies)
... on my left knee, I told my surgeon that I wanted to go straight home this time with visiting nurse services and my own physical therapist coming to my apartment. ... (15 replies)
... 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)
... I am age 72 and my surgery was Aug. ... (24 replies)
... That REALLY DOES concern me. I KNOW what I have now, knee pain when I walk. I DON'T have numbness, drop foot, stinging pain, etc.... ... (544 replies)
... Sounds to me like you came through that "scary" knee replacement surgery with flying colors! Congratulations! Also sounds like your recovery from this bilateral knee replacement is coming along very well. Good for you! Your positive report will be very helpful to those who are contemplating this surgery. ... (6 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)
... I had total knee replacement almost 3 weeks ago, only one knee. ... (3 replies)
... I know how you feel with all those questions... just keep them coming and we'll try to answer what we can. ... (607 replies)
... Although I know how the nurses get one up after any surgery, I do think that since you spent two weeks in the hospital after your abdominal surgery, that is a long time to not be doing your usual activities around your home, going out shopping,etc. ... (3 replies)


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