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... Hi there, I had my rt knee replacement on 25th October and saw the consultant yesterday and all going well, however it is still sore and need to rest quite a lot with the ice. ... (371 replies)
... surgery but was always very active before knee problems. Now I move like I never had a knee problem. ... (371 replies)
... I'm really looking forward to getting MY left knee replaced this spring. ... (56 replies)

... I had my left knee replaced 7 weeks and 2 days ago. I thought I would be perfect by now. The best thing I've found so far? ... (371 replies)
... I still remember the excitement when I managed to go full circle on my cycle, first when going backwards and then the big one - forwards!!! It was such a big thing and every time I get on my bike I can still feel in awe of what my new knee lets me do - keep up the good work! I have lain on my operated side from very early on - tried even in hospital and half managed it.... (544 replies)
... completely around the surgical area. When connected to the 'ice machine', the ice cold water fills up the 'cuff' with ice cold water by way of gravity. The whole knee area is thus chilled. ... (544 replies)
... knee slide to see if I can regain those 5 points by Monday. He did say that after 4 to 6 weeks, the therapy should get a little easier. Maybe when the knee swelling eases I will see a difference. ... (544 replies)
... At therapy, I can do the stationary bike. At home, the angle of my bike is different, and I can't make a complete cycle. But I am still trying. Happness will be when the leg will go all the way around!! ... (544 replies)
... Every knee is different and every circumstance. ... (544 replies)
... I too feel like my recovery is slow,I am 9 weeks out with 114degree bend. I am back to work just 4 hours a day and feel like that is my max! ... (544 replies)
... At one point I had a complete folder on the type of prosthesis that the doctor was using but I couldn't find it this morning. ... (544 replies)
... If your doc replaced the back of your kneecap with a plastic cap during surgery you may find you have pain on stairs for a long time. I still do after 10 years. So I don't do stairs sequentially. Give it time. Takes a good year or 2 for all the healing to complete. The newer protheses are better than what I have so hopefully you'll be pain free in a while but you must let the... (4 replies)
... My partial knee replacement, done 11 years ago, has now failed. The spacer between the metal components has broken and the pieces are dislodged. ... (12 replies)
... Hello, Jan here from so.Calif. I've had a tough year this last year with 2 knee surgeries and another one coming up in a few weeks. ... (12 replies)
... I had a left knee arthroscope during the same surgery due to a meniscal tear, and will need that knee replaced in about another year or so. ... (56 replies)
... No problem. Actually, when I developed the compensating tear in the left knee a month before my right TKR in April of 2011, my surgeon said he could do both within the same admission 3 days apart. ... (7 replies)
... This is really hard work and a tough recovery. Keep your eyes on the result and all the wonderful things you will be able to do when your recovery is complete. I will bet that almost all of us have had times of despair after this operation. You will find a lot of support on this board. Ask for it. ... (7 replies)
... surgical and looking at two knee replacements as well. I questioned my ortho about a "female" joint. She informed me that was much more a marketing ploy than a medical necessity. ... (43 replies)
... party for myself, complete with many crying sessions. ... (11 replies)
... but when I had my TKR's, my ortho told me in advance that it would be a year before I felt somewhat back to normal physically and the complete healing of knees would take 2 years. So my expectations at 6 months was that I was glad to be walking and wondering what it would be like in another 18 months. ... (21 replies)


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