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... Hi there BearSher! Thank you for your kind words. ... (371 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)
... almost a month now. I am really interested to know if any of you continued to experience what I call "feels like a steel rod all around my knee" every time I walk and expecially during and after exercise, after the first month or so. ... (43 replies)

... I understand you fully. I have had two knee replacements about 3 yrs ago. ... (12 replies)
... Thanks for reminding everyone that "it takes as long as it takes" because each of us heals differently and in an individual time frame. No one can set a time for your healing! ... (544 replies)
... Give yourself a break! Your body is putting a lot of energy into healing and the drugs and surgery have probably really impacted your outlook. I do agree that they don't do a very good job of preparing you for the rehab. ... (12 replies)
... I hope you don't mind if I look at a few of the posts here, and maybe ask a few questions if I can't find what I'm looking for. My dad is getting a total knee replacement on January 2, and I'm just looking to prepare myself as to how to best help him afterwards. ... (56 replies)
... your post regarding your swelling problems. I too had lots of swelling after surgery. I am now four months out, and guess what, I still have some right above my knee that doesn't want to go away. This swelling was my biggest problem from the start. It prevents flexion and moving ahead with range of motion. ... (371 replies)
... but for the most part everyone from the start has a great range of flexibility. Everything else appears to solve itself in time. ... (371 replies)
... after the manipulation did not produce the expected result as far as flexibility, he suggested another one, daily, inserting a catheter in the back, and if the knee did not bend, drip anestetic and manipulate. I refused, as the stay in the hospital would have been over 2 weeks. ... (6 replies)
... is scary and we all know that. We all also know that there is good news on the other side. How long it takes to get there and how hard the journey is different for each of us and even for the same of us on different knees. The only assurance is that GOOD NEWS is on the other side. ... (544 replies)
... obics in my pool. I would walk, stretch and do the steps. I would then walk and walk alot. I also have a recumbent bicycle that I used. But it seemed that every time I worked out I would have swelling and my knee just did not feel like it belonged to me. ... (544 replies)
... lateral TKR's. Not too many people do both at once and it can slow your recovery....not the knee recovery but your whole body. ... (544 replies)
... years ago. Although it's not a total knee...the invasive nature and "milling" work required with that surgery makes the recovery very similar to that of a TKR. ... (2 replies)
... an arthroscope or a total knee replacement? ... (5 replies)
... good job!! my pain before the surgery is gone, have numbness on outside, sweelling comes and goes, doc said to put ace bandage around knee when I am going to be on my knee for a longer time doc says it could be up to a year or more for the feeling to come back (371 replies)
... Three months here too.. as of the 15th. No more therapy for me either.. for what she was doing I can do at home... really really didn't like her. I had my ACL repaired years ago and that PT was brutal.. ... (371 replies)
... up check with my surgeon two days ago. This time I had a list of all the questions I wanted to ask and we went over exercises that I needed most at this point in time. ... (6 replies)
... Hi. I know what you are going through. I had my left knee replaced Feb 17th of this year and am still struggling. However, I can tell you that at 15 weeks you are still in the very large healing process. ... (3 replies)
... elieve me when I tell you that you will get through this pain and just hang in there. Remember to take your pain meds as you need them, don't let the pain get a total grip on you. As you feel better, slowly wean yourself off the narcotic stuff to avoid withdrawal. ... (544 replies)


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