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Knee fusion
Sep 3, 2010
... Ditto ditto, me too. (12 replies)
Knee fusion
Sep 3, 2010
... :eek:My postop life has been a nightmare. I have a rod from my hip to my ankle. My leg will not bend which makes driving an automobile a hard thing to do. I am in pain 24/7. I have to prop my leg on chair when sitting. I cannot stand up for more than a couple minutes without severe pain. I use a walker. If I had it to do over, I would say no! I do not want to bore you... (12 replies)
... I guess I don't respond (sorry to all) 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. I guess maybe too many docs don't... (21 replies)

... HI! I am looking for information from any person who has had this surgery & how you adapted to a straight leg for the rest of your life. (0 replies)
... Linda, Bless your heart, I see you were up again last night. You are getting a double whammy right know with your back and kneees. Does it help to ice your knees? My fusion of L5-S1 was on January 15th this year. He was able to do it all through my abdomen. I would say my turning point where I really started to feel normal again was at 4 months. I feel great now. Don't... (16 replies)
... I had put my knees on the back burner untill after my spinal fusion which was a way bigger deal. ... (16 replies)
Knee Fusion
Nov 15, 2007
... thank you for replying! its hard to find anyone with info on life with fusions so i really appreciate the post. How long have you been using the cane? Im hoping not to have to use one (ive been on crutches for 2 yrs so im hoping to get rid of all extra hardware haha). I will if it will help me, but if it is not necessary, it wold make life easier. Im also interested in... (3 replies)
... ikle obvious broken hardware which meant the fusion failed. Dpocs make their best guess and go from their. ... (1 replies)
Jul 1, 2012
... n orthopedic surgeon's opinion, so I saw one at Colorado University Spine center in Denver. Without even considering all aspects of my situation, he recommended fusion of the entire lumbar spine! He is a professor at CU. ... (32 replies)
... That's a new one on me! My Ortho surgeon never mentioned that test when I complained of pain in my left knee about two months before my right TKR surgery in April of 2011. ... (11 replies)
TKR for hubby
Mar 7, 2007
... His saga began in 2002 when he started to develop knee problems. He had one knee scoped and was never able to return to his occupation. ... (1 replies)
Jul 2, 2012
... re conservative treatments first, and also because it might actually make my spinal problems WORSE! So they essentially, much to my relief, actually, took spinal fusion surgery off the table as a viable option for me. ... (32 replies)
... I am 52 years old, 5 feet tall and about 125lbs. Two years ago I fell very hard on an ice covered driveway. Suffered with knee pain that just got worse. Last March finally saw ortho. who after MRI said arthroscopic procedure to repair meniscus with a little resurfacing should help. ... (2 replies)
Jul 17, 2012
... I WON'T be needing spinal fusion surgery for this lumbar problem. ... (32 replies)
Jul 1, 2012
... I don't know if you live in NY in or near Westchester County, but I had my knee surgeries at Sound Shore Medical Center in New Rochelle, NY. ... (32 replies)
... I've gained over 20 pounds in the last couple of years following spinal fusion and shoulder replacement surgeries. My right knee started hurting not long after the back surgery. ... (1 replies)
Synvisc injections
Aug 13, 2011
... The knee surgeon I had been seeing did cortisone and Synvisc. Those failed to work in any long term or meaningful way. ... (40 replies)
Now What?
Apr 26, 2008
... Recently my knee has really been hurting. ... (5 replies)
... Thanks to all for the is greatly appreciated!!! The Ortho Dr. my hubby was seeing told him partial knee replacement needs to be done on his left knee, however, the right knee will need one too, soon. See you in 3 months. End of visit. ... (4 replies)
... very is very slow and painful for him. We're not talking about a wimp here, either, with all that he has been through. He still has a problem straightening his knee and can barely walk the day after PT. ... (10 replies)

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